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Computer and web resources for people with disabilities

Alliance for Technology Access

Computer and web resources for people with disabilities

a guide to exploring today"s assistive technology

by Alliance for Technology Access

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Hunter House in Alameda, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Equipment and supplies,
  • Web site development,
  • Computers and the handicapped

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlliance for Technology Access
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1569.5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 364 p. :
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24960083M
    ISBN 100897933001, 089793301X

    Access the largest library of textbooks, bestsellers, children's books, career resources, and more for people with reading barriers. Read on almost any device, including smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks, computers, and assistive technology devices. Get unlimited access: FREE for qualified U.S. students and schools, less than $1 per week for. People with disabilities need good jobs too, and several U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) agencies assist people with disabilities in seeking meaningful work and succeeding once on the job. DOL also advises employers on effective strategies for recruiting and retaining qualified people with disabilities, as well as educates federal agencies and federal contractors and sub-contractors about their.

    Each year the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities hosts an annual awards and appreciation reception at the end of the spring semester to honor the outstanding achievements of scholarship recipients, exceptional faculty and staff, and generous donors supporting the RCPD mission. Camera pans slowly across a home kitchen, then cuts to a mirror. Sady, a woman with spastic cerebral palsy, is in the mirror’s reflection. Her hair is being brushed by her caretaker. Cut to various shots of Sady being dressed by her caretaker. People think that having a disability is a barrier. Close-up of her electric wheelchair wheels.

    For students with disabilities entering college, finding the right resources to ease the transition can mean a more successful experience. Discover these resources, find tips and read about transitioning from high school to college to career in this guide. Lesson 2: How People with Disabilities Access the Web Overview. One of the groups most dependent on standard-based web design is people with disabilities. Consider the following examples: If a web page includes visual content (graphic images), a person who is blind can't see them.


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