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Alternate Media and Assistive Technology

Alternate Media and Assistive Technology

Alternate Media and Assistive Technology

(510) 464-3427
Alexandra Cipher, Alternate Media Technology Specialist

Kim Cael Alternative Media (Kurzweil 3000 and smart pen) (IA)
kcael@peralta.edu
Office hours via zoom: 9am-3pm
At High Tech Center (E-261):
Monday-Thursday   9am-4pm

Click here for Kim’s office

For Alt-media, Kurzweil 3000, please contact Kim Cael (Kcael@peralta.edu) and fill out the form:

The Alt Media Center provides the following services, and an estimated timeline:

  • E-Text from publisher: 4-6 weeks
  • E-Text in house: 1 week per chapter
  • Enlarged Textbook: 3-5 days
  • Enlarged handouts: 1-3 days
  • Enlarged Exams: 2 days
  • Textile Graphics: 10 days
  • Braille: Handouts – 10 days and Textbooks – 6 weeks

 

How to Access Alt-Media Services:

If you have accommodation for Alternate Media, please email the following:

  1. Your current Accommodation Letter from the SAS Counselor
  2. Current Class Schedule
  3. Textbook
  4. Receipt for the Textbook
  5. Class syllabus

Please allow 20 minutes for student intake.  The student will be required to sign a contract for services.  Requests for alt. media materials should be submitted as soon as possible, preferably at the beginning of the semester.  Every effort will be made to obtain materials in a timely manner.