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Disability Services
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Visit the Support Hub on Level 5.
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Persons seeking assistance are encouraged to contact the Coordinator of disability services of the university to register for access to the library’s support unit.

Differently Abled Students Association (DASA)

Contact details
Tel: 021-959 3586
email: eabrahams@uwc.ac.za

Assistive Technology in the Library

An Assistive Technology Center in the Main Library provide users with screen-readers, e-text readers and software that converts e-text into MP3s and other audio files. In addition, Premier Literacy Suite of assistive software is installed in most

The Differently Abled Support Unit (DASU)

  • A space dedicated to students with mobility, visual impairment or different learning needs
  • Located on level 5
  • 14 workstations equipped with zoom capability
  • Wheelchair friendly desks
  • Screen magnification, electronic format
  • Staff assistance with queries, computer-related or other
  • Printing facilities
  • Photocopying

Please speak to Trevor Fortune (021-959-2073 or email tfortune@uwc.ac.za) should you wish to discuss other arrangements suitable for your special needs