AT/IT Convergence

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Web accessibility is an important topic in the field of assistive technology. Great tools are available to help those with disabilities, but can mean very little when the content is not accessible. Alexander Surkov is a software engineer who explains accessibility concepts, platforms, and web technologies that make accessible content....

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Maccessibility is devoted to connecting, compiling, and providing easy access to the best resources for blind, visually impaired, and other disability groups using Apple products. The site includes publications and podcast recordings that discuss the accessibility of apple products for these people with disabilites.

Link: http://maccessibility.net/ ...

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Hearing is not an all-or-nothing phenomenon. People show varying degrees of hearing at varying frequencies in both ears. Assistive Listening Systems (ALSs) can help with this. Essentially they are amplifiers that bring sound directly into the ear. This article is written from the perspective that ALSs can benefit many hearing...

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This publication, from the Young Exceptional Children Journal, details how the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) curriculum fits into early learning centers, and how to implement a STEM curriculum for young learners with disabilities.

Link: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1096250614566541

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Donegan-Ritter, M. (2017). STEM for ALL...

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The U.S. General Services Administration provides an IT Acessibility blog, which analyzes and explores the accessibility of the workplace, according to Section 508 of the United States Workforce Rehabilitation Act. News and other articles are available for updates and information on this topic.

Link: https://www.section508.gov/blog

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These PowerPoint slides accompany the webinar, Virtual Reality and Assistive Technology: Learn about the New New Things! with Jaclyn Wickham. Here, some of the current and future applications for virtual reality (as well as some info on applications of Augmented Reality) to support students...

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While virtual reality (VR) has been on the radar for decades, it wasn’t until recently that its use has become less of a novelty, and more of a consumer reality. Now, as VR technology becomes more ubiquitous, the big question is: How will this emerging technology enter the classroom and...

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Millions of amputees worldwide live with the loss of a limb, especially in developing countries that don’t often have access to expensive prosthetics. The most common is hand or arm loss. Robotic prosthetics are cripplingly expensive (e.g., well over $75,000), clunky and heavy, and can take months to obtain –...

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Inclusive design is about putting people first, especially those with disabilities. Designing a website with accessibility and inclusion in mind from the outset has the added benefit of improving usability for both people with and without disabilities. This ensures that everyday tools and technologies can reach everyone who needs them....

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The School Library Journal writes about how Makerspaces and hacking different objects to make them accessible for people with disabilities is teaching empowerment and a love of learning, for all students. It also describes certain places in the community that these movements are taking place, and what the future looks...

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