Learning to Use Assistive Technology in Pima County

Get training from the following disability resources experts in the community. If you're a student at Pima Community College, the University of Arizona, the Arizona School for the Deaf or Blind, or a public school, you're eligible for their assistive technology (including JAWS) training resources. The Veterans Administration hospital also offers assistive technology (including JAWS) training for veterans.

Arizona Rehabilitation Services for the Blind/Visually Impaired and Deaf (SBVID), opens a new window

Information on this vocational rehabilitation program.

Arizona Technology Access Program (AzTAP), opens a new window

AzTAP assists persons with disabilities of all types and ages as well as family members, service providers, employers and the general public to become better educated about the value and use of assistive technology. AzTAP can be contacted at 602-728-9534. Their office is located in Phoenix.

The Community Outreach Program for the Deaf (COPD), opens a new window

Provides services throughout Arizona to persons with a hearing loss. For more information, call COPD at 520-792-1906.

Pima Community College Access & Disability Resources (ADR), opens a new window

Disability resources and assistive technology training are available for Pima Community College students, faculty and staff. For more information call Pima Community College at 520-206-6688.

Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired (SAAVI), opens a new window

SAAVI offers resources and training for the visually impaired. Training on various computer software and hardware, hand held magnifiers, screen readers, screen magnifiers, CCTVs, Windows OS, Apple products, Androids, etc. is offered as part of their Comprehensive Day Program for adults. For more information call SAAVI at 520-795-1331.

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Disability resources and assistive technology training are available for University of Arizona students, faculty, and staff. For more information, call the U of A Disability Resource Center at 520-621-3268

Find the information you need by calling the library's Infoline at 520-791-4010 or by sending your question to Ask a Librarian.