Kellar Institute for Human DisAbilities (KIHd) - College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

The Assistive Technology Lab is designed to support both students who are pursuing degrees in the area of assistive technology and students and employees with disabilities at George Mason University.

The AT Lab is a computer and video conferencing lab sponsored by the Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities.

Rows of tables and computers in the AT lab
It consists of 23 Laptop computers (running Windows 7). There are also four designated AT stations (One Macintosh and four Windows 7 machines). The lab also has many high-tech instructional tools including 3 Large wall mounted Flat screen monitors, document camera and Tandberg Video conferencing cameras.
The five accessible desktop stations are located around the perimeter of the lab on adjustable height computer tables to accommodate for faculty, staff, and students in wheelchairs. Each station is designed to meet the needs of a particular functional disability area.

Accessible Computer Stations (organized by Disability Type):

Physical Disabilities

  • Alternative Keyboard Access
  • Alternative Mouse Access
  • Switch Access
  • Voice Recognition

Visual Impairment

  • Screen Enlargement
  • Document Scanning & Reading


  • Screen Reading & Braille Production

Cognitive Impairment/Learning Disabilities

  • Talking Word Processors, Graphic Organizers

Location & Contact

Krug Hall Room 102
Phone: 703-993-3589