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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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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.

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A guide for employers on configuring PCs to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The included CD-ROM has both the full text of the book, for people with sight disabilities, and also adaptive software programs to show enlarged text or graphics, print hard-copy Braille, respond to Morse code commands, speak text aloud, control equipment with wireless remotes, and perform other tasks. Appendixes give information on resources for adaptive technology, including Internet newsgroups, forums, and mailing lists. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780201483543
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Publication date: 11/28/1995
  • Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Joseph J. Lazzaro is the Technology Director for the MassachusettsCommission for the Blind, author of numerous articles on computers andtechnology, and an emerging science fiction author.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1 The Personal Computer and Adaptive Technology 1
2 Adapting the Keyboard 37
3 Adapting the Video Monitor 83
4 Adaptive Communications 133
5 Ergonomics 181
6 The CD-ROM 197
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
Index 291
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