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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.
A complete guide to adapting personal computers to assist individuals with vision, speech, hearing, and motor disabilities. The book looks at each type of assistive technology, details hundreds of adaptive products, and recommends how to set up systems. The CD contains the text of the book plus dozens of useful products targeted to specific disabilities.
|1||The Personal Computer and Adaptive Technology||1|
|2||Adapting the Keyboard||37|
|3||Adapting the Video Monitor||83|
|Appendix A: Project DO-IT Internet Resources||207|
|Appendix B: Overview of Project EASI||237|
|Appendix C: The Trace Research and Development Center||243|
|Appendix D: The Technology Act||247|
|Appendix E: Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act||285|