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Phone: +44 (0) 20 7955 6947
Location: First floor, library
Opening Hours: 09:30 - 17:30 (Monday - Friday)
To make an appointment please email|
Information Management and Technology is committed to the provision of facilities and support for disabled students and staff to assure equality of access to services. We provide support for the use of assistive technology including equipment and software, and aim to offer support that meets individual requirements.
The Disability and Well-being Office| can provide further information about support available for disabled staff and students. See also our Accessibility and Inclusion Online Guides and FAQs|.
There are three dedicated PC rooms on campus for disabled students. Each has at least one electric height adjustable desk, fully adjustable monitor stands with flat TFT screens, and is equipped with adaptive technologies.
LRB R25 - Library Ground Floor
Quiet study room with two PCs, with the following specialist equipment:
LRB R26 - Library Ground Floor
Quiet study room with two PCs, with the following specialist software:
STC S073 - Dyslexia Suite, St Clements Ground Floor
A quiet study room, equipped with 4 PCs with the standard LSE desktop, 1 printer and 1 scanner and the following specialist software
OLD 21 - Rest Room, Old Building
This room is set aside for students who require a rest period. Access to A21 is granted via the Disability & Well-being Office. This room is equipped with a PC with the standard LSE desktop.
Restricted Access PCs
A number of open access standard desktop PCs and printers on campus have restricted access for disabled students. These facilities are indicated by notices on the desks:
Adjustable desks and monitor stands
At least one electric height adjustable desk and fully-adjustable monitor stands with flat TFT screens can also be found in:
Speech Recognition: Dragon NaturallySpeaking
Using Dragon NaturallySpeaking you can dictate and have your speech transcribed into written text, have a written document converted into an audio stream and use Dragon to create voice commands that activate any specified computer functions. Headphones and microphone sets are provided by LSE.
Screen Reader: JAWS
JAWS is a computer screen reader program that reads aloud all functions, commands and screen text to blind and visually impaired users to assist the user with navigation and functioning of the computer.
Reading Support: Kurzweil
Kurzweil 3000 is a tiered assistive reading, writing and learning medium aimed at students with learning disabilities or other disabilities that make reading or writing difficult.
Mind Mapping: Inspiration
Mind mapping allows the user to brainstorm their ideas in order to elaborate supporting details for key topic areas. Diagram view allows you to organise information and clarify thinking and this graphical organiser can be used to plan a project or event. Outline view can be used to create linear organisation when writing reports.
ZoomText enlarges and enhances everything on your computer screen, making all of your applications easy to see and use.
A braille embosser uses impact printing to print out text as Braille and emboss the paper appropriately.
Using a text magnifier, you can enlarge the text within a printed document or book to a suitable size for reading.
IMT needs a week’s notice to provide an appointment. Students should contact us as early as possible to discuss disability-related requirements.
General IT Accessibility Enquiries
Support specialist Assistive Technologies: Sebastiaan Eldritch-Böersen
Disability and Well-being Service
IT Training for all staff & students|