Assistive Technology in UCC

Assistive Technology in UCC

Assistive Technology in UCC

Assistive Technology Computer Lab

The DSS Assistive Technology Computer Lab is located on the Ground Floor of the Boole Library.

The Assistive Technology Lab offers open access computer facilities to undergraduate and graduate-level students with many of the hardware and software applications that facilitate access for students with disabilities.

Access can be gained by students by swiping their student ID cards at the door. Students need to register with the DSS first.


Assistive Technology Resources

  • A quiet work space that has access to the internet and printing (smartcard system in operation)
  • Access to scanning technology
  • Access to word processing and various assistive technologies such as Read and Write Gold and Inspiration
  • Assistive Technology Specialists that offer training and support in the use of various assistive (and mainstream) hardware and software


Opening Hours

The lab is open Monday to Thursday 10am - 9pm and Friday 10am - 1pm


New Self-Service Student Laptop Loaning System 

An exciting new student focused project brought to you by IT Services and the Library in collaboration with Disability Support Service (DSS), the Students Union and LAPSAFE,

We are delighted that DSS students can now access 12 of the 48 Chromebooks in the automated self-check (LAPSAFE) locker system which is now up and running on the ground floor of the Boole Library.



Disability Support Service

Seirbhís Tacaíochta do Dhaoine faoi Mhíchumas

South Lodge, UCC, College Road, Cork