Tag Archives: technology

A Toolbox of Apps

Assistive Technology Consultant Shelley Haven, is a certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) and a Rehabilitation Engineering Technologist (RET) with more than 30 years of experience. Haven specializes in  learning  differences, ADHD & executive functioning.   At her website, TECHnology to Unlock … Continue reading

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Kyle Shachmut on “New Obstacle for Students with Disabilities”

“Most people assume technology expands opportunities for students with disabilities. While the potential exists, it can be realized only if technology is designed and coded [and utilized] with equal access in mind. Despite years of public-awareness campaigns, legal challenges, and … Continue reading

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DO-IT Video Resources

The  DO-IT  Center has a collection of  short, well done videos which cover a wide variety of topics of relevance to students, employers, parents, librarians, IT and DSS staff. The videos focus more on the experience of having a disability  … Continue reading

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Apps Among the Best for People with Disabilities

Apps continue to level the playing field for individuals with disabilities. One of the greatest things about  the ever evolving prevalence of personal technology is that these technologies make disabilities less obvious. The same applications that provide convenience for the … Continue reading

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Building Accessible Documents: A Mix of Use-Now Tips and Build-a-Strategy Resources

Originally posted on TILT:
Overview Section 508 [of the Rehabilitation Act] requires that web content be equally accessible to people with disabilities – web applications, pages and all attached files; the requirements apply to course-based as well as public-facing pages…

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