Welcome to the Disability Resource Center

Assitive Technology

There are two computer lab locations on campus that are equipped with assistive technology. One lab is housed in the Disability Resource Center and the other is located in the William T. Young Library. Prospective and current students are strongly urged to contact the DRC to discuss adaptive technology and equipment they may need to fully participate in an academic setting so that classroom needs can be accommodated when each school term begins.


Disability Resource Center Computer Lab

Multidisciplinary Science Building, Suite 407
(859) 257–2754

Availability: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
This lab is closed during official University holidays and when inclement weather closes the University.

Although not required‚ it is suggested that students call the DRC and “reserve” a computer for the time that they want to use the DRC computer lab.

This lab is equipped with two computers with 18 inch flat screen monitors. Both computers have Ethernet connections to the internet and a color laser printer is available for student use. Adaptive software and equipment that are available at this site include:

  • Dragon Dictate
  • JAWS for Windows
  • Kurzweil 3000
  • Romeo Electronic Braille Printer/Embosser
  • Zoomtext


W.T. Young Library Adaptive Computer Lab and Study Area

W.T. Young Library Adaptive Computer Lab and Study Area

This lab is located in Room 2065 2nd floor‚ Core 1 of the Young Library. All students who wish to use this computer lab and study area must first request access through the Disability Resource Center. This lab is available throughout the week‚ on a first come‚ first basis‚ and it is available for use during the library hours of operation. The Reference Commons (located on the second floor) is responsible for admitting users to the lab area during the hours that the Reference Desk is staffed. For admittance at other times please see the staff at the Circulation Desk (located on the first floor of Young Library.

This lab has two computers both with Ethernet connections to the internet and two scanners. The computers are equipped with:

  • Internet Explorer
  • DecTalk
  • Dragon Dictate
  • JAWS for Windows
  • Kurzweil 3000
  • Magic
  • Zoomtext

Adaptive Equipment that is available in the lab includes:

  • Aladdin Closed Circuit Viewers;
  • Magnifying Glasses;
  • Braille Printer/Embosser

disability resource center . university of kentucky . multidisciplinary science building . suite 407 . lexington‚ ky . 40536–0082 . V/TDD (859) 257–2754 . fax (859) 257–1980

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