The CUNY Assistive Technology Services (CATS) is funded through the auspices of the Council on Student Disability Issues (COSDI) and is based at Queensborough Community College. The CATS team of assistive technology specialists provides a wide range of support services and tools to CUNY campuses ensuring consistent and state of the art assistive technology throughout the University, such as:

  • Assistive Technology (AT) installation and maintenance support, budgeting and purchasing guidance, faculty and staff training, and ongoing telephone and on-site technical support
  • Captioning audio/video support through The Media Accessibility Project (MAP)
  • Research on developments and trends in assistive technology and shared information through “Train the Trainers” workshops
  • Hosting an annual Accessibility Conference
  • An online collection of assistive technology information through the CATS website
  • Recommendations for the design and maintenance of adaptive computer labs
  • Accessibility training for online and hybrid courses

To contact the CATS Project, please call 718.281.5014 or visit CATS.

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