Adapting PCs for Disabilities / Edition 1

Adapting PCs for Disabilities / Edition 1

by Joseph J. Lazzaro
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201483548

ISBN-13: 9780201483543

Pub. Date: 11/28/1995

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

The Americans with Disabilities Act prevents discrimination against disabledpersons on the job, stating that employers must provide "reasonableaccommodation" to all qualified applicants. This book tells how to configurePCs to meet those requirements reasonably and inexpensively and providesdetailed descriptions of hundreds of adaptive products. Adapting PCs

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Overview

The Americans with Disabilities Act prevents discrimination against disabledpersons on the job, stating that employers must provide "reasonableaccommodation" to all qualified applicants. This book tells how to configurePCs to meet those requirements reasonably and inexpensively and providesdetailed descriptions of hundreds of adaptive products. Adapting PCs forDisabilities is a complete guide to assessing an individual's needs andoutfitting a PC with the appropriate assistive hardware and software. Anygovernment, educational, or commercial employer will need a copy of thisbook--it's a complete guide not only to what's possible with a PC, but what'saffordable, practical, and readily available.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201483543
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
11/28/1995
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1The Personal Computer and Adaptive Technology1
2Adapting the Keyboard37
3Adapting the Video Monitor83
4Adaptive Communications133
5Ergonomics181
6The CD-ROM197
Appendix A: Project DO-IT Internet Resources207
Appendix B: Overview of Project EASI237
Appendix C: The Trace Research and Development Center243
Appendix D: The Technology Act247
Appendix E: Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act285
Index291

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