What is assistive technology?

Assistive technology includes, but is not limited to, any technology based means to aid a student. For Disability Services, the assistive technology used includes screen readers, dictating software, and magnification software.

The Assistive Technology Lab's goal is to provide technology access and support for students with disabilities. This lab allows for testing and demonstration of accessibility software, such as:

For further questions regarding possible uses of assistive technology, contact the lab at 907-474-7967, or by e-mail at: uaf-atlab@alaska.edu


The Assistive Technology Lab is located in Whitaker Building Room 206. To find the Whitaker Building, refer to the Campus Location Map - Whitaker Building. We are located on the second floor, most easily accessible by using the rear entrance. From the rear entrance, turn left and follow the hallway. The lab is the final room on the left side.

Lab hours

Lab hours vary by semester, please contact Disability Services at 907-474-5655 for more information.

Contact us

We are available by phone at 907-474-7967, or by e-mail at: uaf-atlab@alaska.edu. Messages are responded to within a reasonable amount of time.