9.3 Assistive technology, software, resources, guides and projects

ABLEDATA: AbleData - Your source for assistive technology information from http://www.abledata.com/

Ace Centre: What is a communication aid. http://www.ace-centre.org.uk/index.cfm?pageid=DB6B5FE3-3048-7290-FE18A6FAEAF27C9B

Ability Net: Exploring Augmentative and Alternative Communication http://www.ace-centre.org.uk/index.cfm?pageid=DB6B5FE3-3048-7290-FE18A6FAEAF27C9B

AssistiveWare videos on computer accessibility http://www.assistiveware.com/videos.php

ATIA (2009). Assistive Technology Industry Association http://www.atia.org/

Autism Research Institute http://www.autism.org/

Better Living through Technology - extensive listing of AT and software for a range of disabilities http://www.bltt.org/

Canonical Homepage http://www.canonical.com/

Chisholm, W. and M. May (2009). "Universal design for web applications", California, US, O'Reilly Press

Dolphin Pen drive http://www.yourdolphin.com/productdetail.asp?id=8

GW Micro - Window-Eyes: http://www.gwmicro.com/Window-Eyes/

Free and Low Cost Solutions: http://abilitynet.wetpaint.com/page/Free+and+Low+Cost+Solutions

Freedom Scientific: JAWS for Windows ® Screen Reading Software http://www.freedomscientific.com/products/fs/jaws-product-page.asp

Freedom Scientific: Surfing the Internet with JAWS and MAGic http://www.freedomscientific.com/Training/Surfs-Up/_Surfs_Up_Start_Here.htm “Learn to use JAWS® screen reading software for Windows and MAGic® screen magnification software for Windows to read and navigate the Internet”

Freedom Scientific : PAC Mate™ Portable Braille Displays http://www.freedomscientific.com/products/fs/pacmate-braille-product-page.asp.

Guidelines for the Design of Accessible Information and Communication Technology Systems. http://www.tiresias.org/guidelines/index.htm

Hawking, S. (2004): "Computer Resources for People with Disabilities: A Guide to Assistive Technologies, Tools and Resources for People of All Ages", Hunter House.

Hersh, M. A. and M. A. Johnson (2003): "Assistive Technology for the Hearing Impaired, Deaf and Deafblind", Springer.

Hersh, M. A. and M. A. Johnson (2008): "Assistive Technology for Visually Impaired and Blind People", Springer.

IBM Accessibility Centre Firefox: An open source accessibility success story http://www-03.ibm.com/able/resources/firefox.html

Inclusive Technology – AT supplier http://www.inclusive.co.uk/

Jones, Kevin (2008): "An Introduction to Screen Readers" retrieved 12.06.2009 from http://www.dcmp.org/caai/nadh181.pdf

King, T. W. (1998): "Assistive Technology: Essential Human Factors", Allyn & Bacon

Kurzweil Educational Systems http://www.kurtzweiledu.com

Laptop Computers and Electronic Notetakers for the Blind: A Comparison http://nfb.org/legacy/bm/bm03/bm0304/bm030407.htm

Laureate software for students with speech and language impairments: autism, and other neurological conditions http://www.LaureateLearning.com

Microsoft Grant Announcement http://www.nvda-project.org/blog/MicrosoftGrant2008-2009Announcement

OneSwitch http://www.oneswitch.org.uk/index.htm

Overview of Technology for Visually Impaired and Blind Students http://www.tsbvi.edu/technology/overview.htm

Raising the Floor http://raisingthefloor.net/

Schoolnet resources on inclusive education and ICTs http://www.schoolnet.ca/?404=Y

Smart Kids Software - a portal of software companies that specialise in software for children http://www.smartkidssoftware.com

Vanderheiden, G. (1998). Universal design and assistive technology in communication and information technologies: alternatives or complements? “Assistive Technology” 10(1): 29-36

W3C-WAI Introduction to Web Accessibility http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/accessibility.php

W3C-WAI Evaluating Web Sites for Accessibility: Overview http://www.w3.org/WAI/eval/Overview.html

W3C-WAI Presenting the Case for Web Accessibility http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/2004/02/presenting_case.html

W3C-WAI (2006). "Complete List of Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools" http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/tools/complete

W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility and Mobile Web: Making a Web Site Accessible Both for People with Disabilities and for Mobile Devices" http://www.w3.org/WAI/mobile/

W3C-WAI Techniques in WCAG 2.0 http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/

WebAIM. Keeping Web Accessibility in Mind Video http://www.webaim.org/intro/video.php

Zoomtext by A1 Squared at http://www.aisquared.com/index.cfm