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Assistive Technology

The Center for Disability Access and Resources (CDAR) provides assistive devices, computers and software to students with disabilities free of charge.

Available items include:

  • Assistive listening devices
  • Handheld digital recorders
  • Livescribe Echo Smartpens
  • Sonocent Audio Notetaker Software
  • Microphones
  • Headsets
  • Bookstands
  • Assistive Technology Computer Lab
  • Other devices as necessary

To Request Devices

  • Visit the CDAR office, Suite 127 in the Bruce M. Pitman Center, to complete the necessary paperwork and pick up assistive equipment.
  • Return dates are listed on the check-out form.
  • All devices are expected to be returned in the same condition as which they were checked out.
  • If equipment is not returned or replacement is necessary, a hold may be placed on the student's account. Charges also may be made to the student's account.

Computer Lab & Software

Get access to the U of I Library computer lab equipped with disability support software, scanners and printers.

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Request testing accommodations, notetaking services, interpreters and more.

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Damaged Devices

Devices provided by CDAR occasionally malfunction or need repair. Bring malfunctioning units to CDAR as soon as possible to have the system or device repaired. A replacement unit will be provided upon return of the non-functioning unit, depending upon availability. If a replacement unit is not immediately available, one will be provided as soon as possible.

All devices are expected to be returned in the same condition as which they were checked out. In case of damage caused by improper use of the unit, students may be required to pay the cost of the repair.

Contact Us

Bruce M. Pitman Center, Suite 127

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS-4257
Moscow, ID 83844-4257

Phone: 208-885-6307

Fax: 208-885-9404


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Idaho Student Union Building Room 330

Mailing Address:
CDAR #4257

Phone: 208-885-9107


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