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Disability Resources - Computers/WWW & Disability

Links in this category: 27. Newest link in this category: 2013-11-13

LinkDetails
Revised/Checked
WAVE 3.0 - Web Accessibility Versatile Evaluator
Online tool checks page accessibility, displays page with tags to show good and bad points.
http://wave.webaim.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
Closing The Gap
Focuses on computer technology for people with special needs through its bi-monthlynewspaper, annual international conference and extensive web site.
http://www.closingthegap.com/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
Accessibility Guidelines Implementation Project
The AGI project is designed as a way of "beta testing", in actual use on the "front lines" of web design, the WAI page author recommendations from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
http://hwg.org/opcenter/projects/agi/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
European Commission e-Accessibility
Efforts and activities done at the Commission level to overcome accessibility barriers.
http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/i..
International interest,
Belgium,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
Microsoft Accessibility and Disabilities
"We hope you'll find here information about what we're doing and the tools that can help you remove barriers and make the world more accessible."
http://microsoft.com/enable/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
Keytools
Provides computer equipment for education, special needs, RSI and disabilities
http://www.keytools.com/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
T-Base Communications - Making Information Accessible to All
Providing accessible mainstream communication services and technology solutions to governments and industry.
http://www.tbase.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
AbilityHub
This Assistive Technology web site is for people with a disability, and will direct you to adaptive equipment for computers.
http://www.abilityhub.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
AbilityNet (UK)
Abilitynet offers advice, support, assessment of needs, and the supply of adapted computer equipment, for people with any sort of disability.
http://www.abilitynet.co.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
Adaptive Computer Empowerment Services ACES
The mission of ACES is o improve the quality of life for persons in San Diego County who are disabled by empowering them with computer technology. Specifically, our outcomes focus on civic involvement and self-sufficiency with an emphasis on quality of life enhancement.
http://www.adaptive.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
Apple - Accessibility
Mac OS X operating system includes a wide variety of features and technologies specifically designed to provide accessibility to users with disabilities.
http://www.apple.com/accessibility/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
AUTONOMIA

http://wal.autonomia.org
France,
French language,
Link checked 2017-11
Center for Computer Assistance to the Disabled (C-CAD)
Mission: To serve the disabled community and those interested in the field of adaptive technology.
http://www.c-cad.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
DisabilitySoft.com
DisabilitySoft.com announces the release of Attendant Manager, a Win32 application for users of personal assistants. This software may be very helpful to many persons who use attendant care and to those who provide it.
http://www.disabilitysoft.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
DO-IT Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology
Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
http://www.washington.edu/doit/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
Freedom Scientific
Freedom Scientific's mission is to change the world for people with sensory impairments and learning disabilities by creating innovative, technology based products and solutions.
http://www.freedomscientific.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet
A non-profit corporation in the United States ICRIS´s work is supported by donations and grants from individual contributors and work and tutorials in the field of accessible Electronic and Information technology
http://www.icdri.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
International Conference Series on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies
International Conference Series on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies website.
http://www.icdvrat.reading.ac.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
Open the windows
Vision: Building a world where technology enables everyone to fully use her/his abilities. Mission: To promote and facilitate the use of assistive technologies for persons with disabilities to enhance equal opportunities. Activities: To enable access to information technology (e-access) for persons with severe disabilities, i.e., those who have complex requirements for adaptation. To assist different groups in the disability field build capacity by transferring skills and knowledge on the use of assistive technologies; To offer Open the windows as a regional resource center to disability organizations throughout Southeast Europe (SEE);
http://www.openthewindows.org
Macedonia,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
Report on the work of the BrailleNet Association
Abstract: This paper reports on the work of the BrailleNet Association in France to improve the Web accessibility of French websites. The creation of an observatory of the accessibility of French Websites, the constitution of a national reviewing network and the co-operation on the European level will also be discussed.
http://www.snv.jussieu.fr/inova/publi/lj..
France,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
section 508
The Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Access Board published regulations (Section 508) that require any web site built or procured by the Federal government must be accessible to those with disabilities. Section 508 addresses accessibility for people who have visual, hearing, and motor disabilities using assistive technology (AT) devices.
http://www.section508.gov/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11
Virtual mobility
Could virtual mobility help to alleviate mobility-related social exclusion? We have created this web site to tell you about our research and we would welcome your feedback.
http://www.trg.soton.ac.uk/vm/index.htm
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2017-11


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