The University of Guelph is committed to ensuring that our website is accessible for all users, regardless of any disability they may have or the technology they use.
Information on the website accessibility is available from:
- Ontarians with Disabilities Act (ODA)
- Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
Library Centre for Students with Disabilities
The Library Centre for Students with Disabilities (LCSD), located in the Learning Commons, was created through a partnership between the McLaughlin Library and the Centre for Students with Disabilities. The LCSD offers a range of services and adaptive software that enable students with disabilities to access Library as well as other information resources.
The following adaptive software is installed on the Centre's computers:
- Kurzweil 3000 Scan and Read - a program that scans text and reads it back to you
- Dragon Naturally Speaking, Preferred - a program which enables you to create written documents using dictation
- TextHELP! Read & Write - a support program for people who experience difficulty reading, spelling and writing
- Inspiration - a program that enables you to organize your written work using visual images
- Zoomtext Extra! - a screen magnifying and reading program
- Jaws - a screen-reading program that operates in all Windows applications