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Assistive Technology
  • Alliance for Technology Access (new window)
  • "A network of community-based resource centers, developers and vendors dedicated to providing information and support services to children and adults with disabilities, and increasing their use of standard, assistive, and information technologies." http://www.aahe.org/
  • Apple Computer Disability Resources (new window)
  • Since 1985, when they created the industry's first Disability Solutions Group, Apple Computer has been at the forefront of making computer technology that meets the special needs of children and adults with disabilities around the globe. http://www.apple.com/disability/
  • Assistive Technology, Inc (new window)
  • Assistive Technology, Inc. provides innovative solutions to help people with learning, communication, and access difficulties lead more independent and productive lives. This site provides services, products, information, training, and technical support in the area of assistive technology. http://assistivetech.com/
  • Center for Assistive Technology (CAT) (new window)
  • The Center, located at the University of Buffalo, works in four related areas: research and development of assistive devices for education, employment, leisure, and daily living; education for students, professionals, and consumers; assistive device service provision; dissemination of information about assistive technology. http://cat.buffalo.edu/
  • Closing The Gap, Inc (new window)
  • Closing the Gap, Inc. is an organization that focuses on computer technology for people with special needs through its bi-monthly newspaper, annual international conference and extensive web site. The Closing the Gap newspaper highlights hardware and software products appropriate for people with special needs, and explains how this technology is being implemented in education, rehabilitation, and vocational settings around the world.
  • Dyslexic.com (new window)
  • "At dyslexic.com we are trying to provide a resource where dyslexic people, and those who support them in workplaces and education, can get all the information that they need to choose appropriate technology to help them to overcome as far as possible the problems which dyslexia can bring." http://www.dyslexic.com/
  • Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI) (new window)
  • EASI's mission is to serve as a resource to the education community by providing information and guidance in the area of access-to-information technologies by individuals with disabilities. This site contains information about workshops, adaptive soft/hardware, libraries, distance learning, publications, ITD journal, legislation, EASI's web access kit, and links to other sites. http://www.rit.edu/%7Eeasi/
  • Illinois Assistive Technology Project (new window)
  • This project helps people find the types of assistive technology they need. They have information and assistance staff who can answer questions and help people find funding sources.http://www.iltech.org/
  • International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning (new window)
  • International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning. This site contains an article on assistive technology use and abandonment among college students with disabilities. http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/%7Eiejll/volume3/riemer.html
  • Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of America (RESNA) (new window)
  • “Our purpose is to improve the potential of people with disabilities to achieve their goals through the use of technology. We serve that purpose by promoting research, development, education, advocacy, and the provision of technology and by supporting the people engaged in these activities." http://www.resna.org/

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