Equipment and Assistive Technology

Access and Inclusion provide a variety of assistive technology to students including software, hardware, venues equipped with hearing loop technology, and the Chifley Resource Room located on Level 3 in Chifley Library. 

There are two special access computers located on Level 2 of the JB Chifley Library. Priority is given to students who have accessibility issues at other computers.

 

Chifley Resource Room

Chifley Resource Room is located on Level 3 of the Chifley Library and is open during normal library hours and contains the following resources:

  • A rest area and study desks

  • Microwave for heat packs only

  • A separate restroom that can be booked hourly

  • Multi-Function Device (MFD)- Photocopier/ printer/ scanner

  • High definition Topaz HD desktop magnifier for vision impairments

  • Two booths for those using speech to text and text to speech software

  • The latest update Windows/ MAC OS with Assistive Technology software loaded

  • Ergonomic furniture and equipment included an adjustable chair, adjustable desk, mouse, footrests, and book holder

  • An internal phone for contactingLibrary Chifley staff, Security, ITS service desk, Access & Inclusion office and other services

  • Assistive technology software including:

This room is available for use by eligible students registered with Access & Inclusion. Swipe card access is required and can be arranged by through the student's Education Access Plan (EAP).