Resources & Events at the StAAR Center

Student Run Events

ABLE

(Access Betters the Lives of Everyone) a Tufts Student group focused on connecting students with disabilities to form a mutually supportive community, to advocate for disability rights on campus and beyond, and to educte the Tufts community about disabilities. Interested in joining? Contact them at: ABLE.Tufts@gmail.com Follow them on Instagram: @ABLE.Tufts

Resources for Online Learning
  • Tip Sheet on how to stay proactive and focused at home
  • We have also created videos on various strategies from tackling test taking to creating a workspace at home.  
Resources for Academic Skills

Through individual and group programming, Tufts Academic Coaching Program attends to the needs of a diverse community of learners that includes one-on-one coaching, academic skills and discipline-specific workshops, and small group tutoring for specific courses. Students may meet with members of our staff at any point during their Tufts career. Find out more about what the Academic Coaching Program can do for you!

Resources for Writing

Whether you are a first-year undergraduate writing your first college paper or a doctoral candidate writing your dissertation, our goal is to help you feel confident about your writing at any stage of the writing process. Find out more about StAAR Writing Support today.

Technology Resources for Students

SensusAccess

Students, staff and faculty, regardless of if they are approved through our office, will have the ability to use this service to change the format of files they use in their college experience. This service allows students to transfer between inaccessible and accessible formats such as turning scanned PDFs into accessible PDFs, Word documents or even MP3s.The instructions on how to use SensusAccess are straightforward, but will rely on the student providing a "@tufts.edu" email address.  

Please follow the SensusAccess Portal link to be redirected to the page to upload files.

Read and Write

Is a literacy software that helps students with studying, writing, reading, and research skills. Many of the features including text-to-speech, a dictionary, a translator, speech input, and highlighting, make materials accessible to students. The software also has a ton of built in help videos to help users if they need to review the functionalities available, and can be installed independently of our office. 

More information can be found on our Assistive Technology Website.

Coming soon a Calendar of Events!