Welcome to CATS

CUNY Assistive Technology Services

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What is CATS?
CUNY Assistive Technology Services (CATS) is a team of assistive technology specialists with our goal to stay on the forefront of assistive technology, providing support for those technologies, to all students attending the various CUNY colleges.

CATS(website) is an online resource for CUNY’s assistive technology professionals. We provide a unified channel of information on best practices, emerging technologies and tested solutions that provide access to CUNY students with disabilities.Learn more about CATS

Media Accessibility Project

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What is MAP?
The Media Accessibility Project is a special project funded by the CUNY Council on Student Disability Issues (COSDI) to provide training and engage with faculty, instructional designers, and other content producers to maximize accessibility in online, hybrid, and traditional learning spaces and courses. Learn more about MAP

Learning Disability Project


What is LD Project?
The mission of the Learning Disabilities Project is to develop CUNY students’ self-understanding of their own strengths and limitations. The Learning Disabilities Project addresses these needs by assisting students in receiving evaluations. Furthermore trainings and online resources are provided to faculty and staff at CUNY on a regular basis to support the continued understanding of our students. Learn more about LD Project.

Assistive Technology News

Two-day Virtual Event on ZoomThursday, April 27thFriday, April 28th Call for Proposals Proposals are due by February 28th. Presentations will be 60 minutes long along with an extra 15 minutes for questions and answers (total 75 minutes). You will be notified by the committee regarding the acceptance of your proposal…
Two years after the start of an unprecedented pandemic and resultant transitions nationwide, we are returning to our foundation. The conference theme for 2022 is The State of Accessibility: Are we living up to the promise of compliance and the law? With this theme we hope to reflect topics such…
Kurzweil Education will be officially retiring the Kurzweil 3000 iPad application on July 1st, 2021.
Here is a list of OCR applications for phones and browsers. Great for during distance learning!