BIBLIOGRAPHY - Disabilities
- "Justices Further Limit Scope of Disability Act - Law Doesn't Trump Seniority Policies", By Charles Lane, Washington Post Staff Writer, Tuesday, April 30, 2002; Page A04
- Fair Measures Corporation thoughts on Disabilities.
- NaturalPoint trackIR hands free mouse.
Special Needs Homepage
Computer's Disability Connection
Act of 1973 (the first "Civil Rights" Act for the handicapped).
Information & Adaptive Technology
design and evaluation for persons with disabilities and in computer-assisted
The Web - West Virginia University's links to Computer related disability
Learning Disability Site
Assistive Technology Alliance
- "Seeing-eye mice- New device helps the blind", MSNBC, JERUSALEM, April 13.
Blind Israeli Ariel Gamliel uses
a special computer mouse to
study a map of the Old City of
Jerusaelm. The mouse acts as
the eyes of the partially sighted
and blind by helping them view
computer graphics through
- Microsoft Accessibility - an excellent listing of products and aids (last accessed 2001/04/13).
- "The Web's Blind Spot: Disabled Users", by Lisa Vaas, PC Week, April 16, 2000.
- A Roanoke Times and World Report front page article about our own Virgil Cook, a faculty member in English at Virginia Tech.
- The Special Services Laboratory located in the Newman Library at Virginia Tech (the work of the laboratory is campus wide).
- Services for Students with Disabilities at Virginia Tech
- "Feds side with Pasadena woman;
State agency must pay its blind ex-worker back wages, damages",
by RUTH RENDON; Staff, The Houston Chronicle,
May 17, 1997.
- The Eye Gaze System was developed in Virginia by LC Technologies, Inc. to assist wheelchair paraplegic patients access a computer using the "heads-up" technology.
- Disability and the Workplace: An Internet Primer from Cornell University Library.
- Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
- Job Accomodations Network (JAN)
- Disabled Medical Student Loses Bid for Extra Help, by Kevin Livingston, The Recorder, Wednesday, February 24, 1999.
- "THE CUTTING EDGE" by KAREN KAPLAN,
January 18, 1999. A Los Angeles Times article on assistive technologies.
- Examples of Acceptable and Offensive Language
- Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (the first "Civil Rights" Act for the handicapped).
- The Americans with Disabilities Act, (ADA), 1990.
- More accesses to documents pertinent to ADA.
- Computers Assisting The Handicapped by Christopher R. Murphy (CS 3604, Spring 1997).
- Accommodations for the Handicapped in the Teaching Environment.
- VIRGINIA ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SYSTEM (VATS)
Last updated 2002/05/01
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