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Assistive Technology 

Assistive Technology (AT) are tools that are used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of an individual with a disability. AT benefits anyone who:

  • Has difficulty using a mouse or keyboard.
  • Has difficulty with language, auditory or visual processing.
  • Cannot access information online because of a disability.
  • Has difficulty taking notes in class or completing written assignments

Technology Available at UMD



  • Livescribe Smart Pen - electronic recording device
  • FM Listening System - sound amplifier
  • 22” Widescreen Monitors
  • CCTV - camera to enlarge print
  • Sorenson Video Relay Service
  • Braille Embosser