Accessible Technology: A Guide for Educators

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Over the past 30 years an increasing number of students have been diagnosed with disabilities, the use of computers on site has increased, and a greater number of students with disabilities are learning in inclusive general education classrooms. The convergence of these trends makes it vital to ensure that all students have equal access to computer technology and the educational opportunities it provides. This guide provides information on initiatives and resources that are available to ensure that all students have equal access to electronic information. It includes:

  • A discussion of the importance of accessible technology.
  • Case studies describing groundbreaking accessible education-technology initiatives.
  • Information on which accessibility features and assistive technology products will be helpful to individuals with specific disabilities.
Identification

Category: 

Document type: 

Guide

IBIC classification: 

JNFN - Inclusive education / mainstreaming
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Bibliographic data

Corporate author: 

Edition: 

1

Place of publication: 

Redmond

Publisher: 

Microsoft Press

Year: 

2008

Pages: 

48

Language: 

English
Additional Information

Source: 

AT Observatory