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    • Communication Devices 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-12)
      Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices are typically used by people who do not speak, are difficult to understand, or have language retrieval issues. AAC devices are used by people of all ages with a ...
    • Computer Magnification 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections; United Cerebral Palsy Associations; Southeast Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-09)
    • Computer Workstations 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections; United Cerebral Palsy Associations; Southeast Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-02)
    • Creating an Accessible HTML File from a PowerPoint Presentation 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003)
      Microsoft PowerPoint is one of the most widely-used applications in distance education. However, many students with disabilities can have problems accessing PowerPoint files in the context of online distance education. ...
    • Creating an Accessible Word Document 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004)
      Microsoft Word is one of the most widely used word processing programs for both home and office use. In distance education, Microsoft Word documents are commonly used to transmit information to students. Faculty members ...
    • Describing Graphic Files for Students with Visual Impairments 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004)
      Graphic files are very commonly used in online distance education, whether as clip art in a Microsoft Word document, a chart in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, or as an illustration in an HTML document. Providing a ...
    • Describing Graphic Files for Students with Visual Impairments 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004)
      Graphic files are very commonly used in online distance education, whether as clip art in a Microsoft Word document, a chart in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, or as an illustration in an HTML document. Providing a ...
    • E-Mail Discussion Lists 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-08)
    • How Do Students Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision Access Online Distance Education? 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003)
    • How Do Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Access Online Distance Education? 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003)
    • How Do Students With Seizure Disorders Access Online Distance Education? 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003)
      Students with seizure disorders may have little or no difficulty accessing traditional classroom education. However, students may experience severe seizures involving loss of consciousness and involuntary movements, or may ...
    • Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004)
      Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are an increasingly common way for website developers to control the look and feel of their web pages. A style sheet allows the website developer to specify the size, font and color of text for ...
    • Introduction to HTML Accessibility 

      Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE); Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004)
      HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is the common language of the Internet. Over 3.3 billion files on the World Wide Web use HTML to communicate a dizzying array of information. HTML is flexible, easy to use and understand, ...
    • Making Adobe PDF Files Accessible for Students with Disabilities 

      Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE); Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004)
      Adobe PDF files, or Portable Document Format files, are popular in distance learning because they provide a cross-platform solution for presenting content, including words, images, tables, and forms. Adobe provides its ...
    • Making E-Mail Accessible for Students with Disabilities 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004)
      One industry source estimates that over 31 billion e-mails are sent each day around the world. E-mail is so widely used in education that most, if not all, students are assigned an e-mail address during the registration ...
    • Mouse Alternatives 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-03)
    • One-Handed Keyboards 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-02)
      Standard keyboards can be difficult to use for single-handed typists. They might find that typing is laborious, time consuming, and inefficient. Single-handed typists might range from having carpal tunnel in one hand, ...
    • Reading Systems 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-07)
      Reading challenges can affect people who are blind or have low vision, those with learning disabilities or low literacy skills, as well as those who have difficulty holding books or documents. These individuals may benefit ...
    • Vehicle Lifts and Ramps 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-06)
      Transportation for a person in a manual wheelchair, power wheelchair or scooter involves several issues. Individuals may purchase a vehicle that has already been modified, or they may choose to modify a new or used vehicle. ...
    • Voice Input Systems 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-03)
      Voice input computer systems (or speech recognition systems) learn how a particular user pronounces words and uses information about these speech patterns to guess what words are being spoken. Voice input systems are useful ...