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Assistive technology rooms

Software and technology to support your studies

The assistive technology room is currently closed and remote support is available.

To prioritise wellness within the university community, all University Library sites on all campuses are closed until further notice. This includes the assistive technology room in Fisher Library.

Disability Support Services are available online. This includes remote support for assistive technology users and supplying laptops where needed for students who would ordinarily use the lab for exams. Please contact for further information.

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To access the assistive technology rooms and additional support from the Library, students need to register with the University's Disability Services and staff should check the staff with disabilities site.


  • Fisher Library, on Level 3 of the stack, towards the front of the Library
  • Health Sciences Library, next to the photocopy/printing room
To get training or help


Contact the Assistive Technology Team (ICT)

The Fisher Assistive Technology Room is staffed 9am to 5pm weekdays

Jason Markou

Cathy Weiszmann (Tuesday - Thursday)

Health Sciences Library

Cumberland Disability Services Officer

  • Telephone: 9351 9638 or extension 19638
Booking the room for an exam

Get your lecturer or Unit Coordinator to contact the Exams Office or Disability Services to book the assistive technology rooms and ensure that they are suitable for your exam.

Specialist software:

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • JAWS
  • ZoomText
  • Kurzweil 3000
  • Mindmanager
  • SS Overlay

Hardware available:

  • myReader 2: CCTV magnifier with text capture function
  • SmartView: CCTV magnifier
  • Hewlett Packard 5590 ScanJet scanner
  • Multi Function Device (MFD) printer