How tech advances are helping innovators do more for people with disabilities by taylor soper on october 21, 2014 at 10:30 am february 5, 2015 at 10:49 am that's got to be the goal of technology disability is a strength believe that. Posts about center on technology and disability written by samanthahiggins2014. Information technology and disabilities journal is a publication of easi (equal access to software and information) and athen, with support from do-it (disabilities, opportunities, internetworking, and technology) at the university of washington. The institute on disabilities at temple university learns from and works with people with disabilities and their families in diverse communities across pennsylvania to create and share knowledge, change systems and society, and promote self-determined lives so that disability is recognized as a. Module 12 - information and communication technology (ict) and disability iii toolkit on disability for africa table of contents 1 overview 1.
How a lack of imagination in technology keeps the world inaccessible to huge numbers of people future tense will host an event in washington, dc, on technology and the future of disability for more information and to rsvp, visit the new america website. Assistive technology webinar serieslearn about the latest in assistive technology for remembering and aging all from the comfort of your home or office discover how you can immediately implement new techniques to assist your clients or loved ones. Validation of the virtual elevation field test method when assessing the aerodynamics of para-cyclists with a uni-lateral trans-tibial amputation. Submission guidelines article submissions for information technology and disabilities journal are accepted on a periodic basis whenever there is an active call for proposals, there will be a prominent announcement on the home page.
The disability world is deep and diverse i'm not your average disabled computer user by any stretch of the imagination - sean fitzgerald. Disability, aging and technology faculty the following faculty are involved in developing and guiding the cluster and its efforts. Becoming a resna-certified assistive technology professional (atp) takes guts, determination, experience, training is the premier professional membership organization dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of people with disabilities through increasing access to technology solutions. The 31st annual international technology and persons with disabilities conference has concluded many thanks go out to all the speakers, exhibitors, and attendees who participated all of you helped make our 31st event amazing we are glad you could all join us at our fabulous venue in san diego and. A center that provides assistive technology, assistive technology devices, assistive technology tools, assistive technology apps, assistive technology for cerebral palsy, assistive technology evaluation, assistive technology software, assistive technology provider, ipad as assistive technology. Many students with disabilities require assistive technology to participate in and benefit from their educational programs a range of technology solutions is available to support student performance, achievement, and independence in the following areas: academics and learning aids, aids to.
Technology and disabilitys contents cover research and development efforts, education and training programs, service and policy activities and consumer experiences - the term technology refers to assistive devices and services. For over 32 years, the center on disabilities, through the csun assistive technology conference, has provided an inclusive setting for researchers, practitioners, exhibitors, end users, speakers and other participants to share knowledge and best practices in the field of assistive technology. Family center on technology and disability, nw washington, dc 77 likes fctd provides information on assistive technology for children with disabilities. The potential for assistive technology in general education classrooms for students with disabilities is great its benefits include enhancing academic achievement in written expression, reading, mathematics, and spelling improving organization and fostering social acceptance support technology. What types of technology help people with intellectual disabilities assistive technology (at) can be a device or a service an assistive technology device is any item, piece of equipment, or product system, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals. Purpose of the tech act the tech act is intended to promote people's awareness of, and access to, assistive technology (at) devices and services.
Web usability home about research testing training and workshops articles videos contact disabilities and technologies (2005) it does little for the person with a disability, who is using a technology that enables them to adequately use most other sites.