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    • E-Mail Discussion Lists 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-08)
    • 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)
    • 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, ...
    • 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)
    • Mouse Alternatives 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-03)
    • 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 ...
    • AT Outcomes Measurement 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-07)
      Accountability and cost-benefit analysis have become common topics of discussion throughout business and industry. The importance of understanding how systems perform and operate, including how well they meet their objectives ...
    • 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 ...
    • What Laws & Rulings Impact the Accessibility of 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)
      As usage of the computer and Internet proliferates, there is an increasing need for information technology, including online distance education, to be accessible to individuals with disabilities. Several laws provide ...
    • 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 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)
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Bathroom Accommodations 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-06)
      The bathroom can present many challenges for an individual with a disability. Individuals may have difficulty accessing the room, maneuvering inside the room, manipulating the fixtures, transferring to the toilet or bathing ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Bedroom Accommodations 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-08)
      The bedroom is the living space where many individuals spend a large majority of their time while in their residences. Individuals with disabilities may encounter some difficulties in maneuvering, performing daily activities, ...
    • Apartment Accommodations 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-08)
      One of the most pressing issues a person with a disability encounters when considering employment options is not only the ability to get to the job, but all that is involved in preparing to exit the home to begin the work ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...