Alternative Computer Access: A Guide to Selection / Edition 1

Alternative Computer Access: A Guide to Selection / Edition 1

by Denis K. Anson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803601379

ISBN-13: 9780803601376

Pub. Date: 03/28/1997

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Here's a book that covers computer access technologies and the process of providing alternative access to individuals with disabilities. This one-of-a-kind resource can serve as a textbook or as a clinical tool for computer-based assistive technology. The book assumes that the reader is familiar with the process of physical and cognitive evaluation of the client with

Overview

Here's a book that covers computer access technologies and the process of providing alternative access to individuals with disabilities. This one-of-a-kind resource can serve as a textbook or as a clinical tool for computer-based assistive technology. The book assumes that the reader is familiar with the process of physical and cognitive evaluation of the client with a disability. Little or no prior knowledge of computers is required.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803601376
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Evaluating Your Client: The Decision Tree
3. Evaluating Your Client: Questions from the Decision Tree
4. Key Latches: Locking the Modifier Keys
5. Adjust or Defeat Auto-Repeat: Avoiding Unintended Characters
6. Delayed Acceptance: Avoiding Accidental Keystrokes
7. Bounce Keys: Avoiding Accidental Keystrokes
8. Keyboard Redefinition: Rearranging the Keys
9. Keyguards: Avoiding Accidental Keystrokes
10. Expanded Keyboards
11. Mini Keyboards: Accommodating Limited Range of Motion
12. Keypad Mouse: Assigning Mouse Movements to the Keypad
13. Aftermarket Mice
14. Keyboard-Emulating Interfaces (Alternative Keyboard Encoders)
15. Morse Code
16. Three-Switch Morse Code
17. Speech Recognition
18. Eye-Controlled Input
19. Mouse Emulators
20. Mouse-Driven Keyboards
21. Scanning Input
22. Macro Programs
23. Abbreviation Expansion
24. Word Prediction
25. Changing System Beep
26. Visual Beep
27. Screen Enlargers
28. Screen Readers (Translates Text to Spoken Word)
29. Tactile Output (For the Visually Impaired Client)
Appendix A: Product Manufacturers
Appendix B: Glossary
Index

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