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Samm Nelson

IT Digital Accessibility and Assistive Technology Specialist

Samm Nelson, CPACC, (she/her) provides training to students, staff and faculty on assistive technology tools for education and employment across the diverse learning spectrum.  Passionate about assistive technology and web accessibility, Samm gives presentations to the campus community on the use of assistive technology for both persons with disabilities and able-bodied persons. 


Marcie Savoie

IT Digital Accessibility and Assistive Technology Specialist

Marcie Savoie, M.Ed., CPACC (she/her) assists students, faculty, and staff with identifying digital accessibility challenges and learning to use assistive technologies to address issues encountered while learning, teaching, and working at UMass. As an advocate for accessible design and Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Marcie presents workshops and provides consultations to help others create accessible content and design educational experiences with UDL to benefit learners of all abilities

Contact Information

Assistive Technology Center (ATC)
University of Massachusetts Amherst
154 Hicks Way, Lower Level, Room 43
Amherst, MA 01003

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