Enhancing Accessibility in Post-Secondary Education Institutions
Assistive Technology Resources
In this section you will find resources and information on assistive technology and how they can be implemented to assist students with disabilities to be successful in PSE.
- The Liberated Learning Consortium is an international research group dedicated to improving access to information through Speech Recognition (SR) based captioning and transcription systems. The Consortium has initiated partnerships with a number of Canada’s leading national disability organizations and is working collaboratively to develop emerging SR technologies that increase access to information for Canadians with disabilities. To find out more visit www.liberatedlearning.com.
- Assistive Technology Links (AT-Links) includes resources on the Canadian Assistive Devices Industry, development groups, and the acquisition of assistive devices.
- Free Assistive Technology for People with Learning Disabilities provides links to various free software downloads including reading software, editing tools and word prediction software.
- Assistive Technology Tools, Tips and Tricks contains information and resources on assistive technology that targets students and adults with learning disabilities or other cognitive challenges.
- Designing the Web for People with Disabilities identifies common problems with inaccessible websites and outlines strategies and resources people can use to make them accessible.
- Designing More Usable Web Sites is a large database that includes accessible web site guidelines, access tools, and information on accessibility. http://trace.wisc.edu/world/web/
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