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Computer Resources for People with Disabilities

Computer Resources for People with DisabilitiesA Guide to Assistive Technologies, Tools and Resources for People of All Ages

Today's technology is redefining human potential. Current computer hardware and software can create new ways for people with any kind of a disability to interact with the world. In this book the Alliance for Technology Access, a coalition of the foremost experts in the country, many of whom... more

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  • ISBN 9781630266332
  • Imprint Hunter House
  • Category Computers

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Overview

Today's technology is redefining human potential. Current computer hardware and software can create new ways for people with any kind of a disability to interact with the world. In this book the Alliance for Technology Access, a coalition of the foremost experts in the country, many of whom experience the disabilities they address, brings together the latest information and straightforward approaches to exploring technology options, including:

** Guidance and support in building an assistive technology plan
** Worksheets and other tools to help with planning and decision making
** Information specific to life situations that impact decisions and direction
** How to make use of conventional, assistive, and information technologies
** Real-life stories of people with disabilities using technology successfully
** A "toolbox" section with 150 pages of information about current specific technologies
** 100 pages of Helpful Resources and References

See Publishing History for a description of specific changes in this 4th edition