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Adaptive Technology for the Internet

Making Electronic Resources Accessible to All

by Barbara T. Mates

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by American Library Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automation of library & information processes,
  • Internet,
  • Libraries & information centres,
  • Library & information services,
  • Library Services For Specific Groups,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Information Storage And Retrieval,
  • Special collections,
  • Reference,
  • Library & Information Science,
  • Language,
  • Libraries and the blind,
  • Libraries,
  • Information Technology,
  • Computer network resources,
  • United States,
  • Libraries and people with disabilities

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8223955M
    ISBN 100838907520
    ISBN 109780838907528

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Adaptive Technology for the Internet by Barbara T. Mates Download PDF EPUB FB2

Adaptive Technology for the Internet: Making Electronic Resources Accessible to All is a resource for libraries attempting to make web material available to the entire community, published by the American Library Association.

After an introduction to basic web design, the book discusses specific methods for Adaptive Technology for the Internet book by: Adaptive technology also includes what is known as “assistive technology.” This term refers to any light- mid- or high-tech tool or device that helps people with disabilities perform tasks with.

Find out what adaptive technology you should use. Buy the technology, if possible, or find a source for access. Congratulations. Now you are ready to spend time learning how to use your new tools. Adaptive Technology Orientation. Adaptive Technology.

Adaptive Technology for the Internet: Making Electronic Resources Accessible to All With all the new technology and our societies reliance on technology the demand for assistive technology increases. Read about different pieces of equipment that can make surfing the net more enjoyable for those with disabilities.

Book Details Book Pages: Technology & Software Education + One-on-one tutoring for individuals, as well as group classes for business workforce development + Custom courses and seminars include the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.), Adobe Creative Cloud (Lightroom, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, etc.), Windows and Apple operating systems.

Adaptive technologies help people with disabilities and seniors to live independently. Many of the devices are based on computer technology, and they let you read books, mail, letters, recipes, and other small print materials, use email and the Internet. Use of these technologies is free, as is the.

Technology Knowledge: JAWS, some Zoomtext, Open Book, Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Email, Internet, Victor Reader Stream, PACmate Educational Background: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting Experience: 7 Years Training in Adaptive Technology.

Adaptive Technology can provide equality between visually impaired individuals and their sighted peers within the emerging information society. With the aid of the appropriate technological devices, visually impaired persons can independently access, process, store and transmit the same information handled by sighted people.

Adaptive Technology for the Visually- and Hearing-Impaired The following resources are available at Goleman Library. The Library at South Campus at Mountain House has select Adaptive Technology available including recorders, Topaz, and Visodesk and Visobook (print enlargers).

Visually Impaired For patrons who are visually impaired, Two (2) Freedom Scientific Topaz XL HD Video Magnifiers for. The following is a list of organizations that can offer products, support, training and guidance with assistive technology devices.

Assistive or adaptive technology devices can range from the low-tech, such as magnifiers, to the high tech, such as screen reader programs. This book seeks to guide information providers in establishing accessible World Wide Web sites and acquiring the hardware and software needed by people with disabilities, focusing on access to the Internet using large print, voice, and Braille.

The book also covers how to acquire the funds for adaptive technology, what type of equipment to choose, where to purchase the equipment, and how to Cited by: Several approaches to designing adaptive technology are discussed for both traditional educational settings and professional training domains.

This book will appeal to anyone concerned with educational and training technology at a professional level, including researchers, training Format: Hardcover.

Adaptive Technology Resources, Inc. At ATR, we believe within every individual resides unique strengths and weaknesses that make you who you are. It is not our place to tell you what you can and cannot do, but instead to be your foundation for success.

Introduction []. The purpose of adaptive technology is to help the individual to perform tasks that are difficult or impossible without the tool. It can be defined as utilizing a tool or piece of equipment to augment and develop practical, useful and functional abilities for individuals with disabilities.

Adaptive technology products can be a large investment of funds. They can also be something that you haven’t thought of before as adaptive, like books on CD.

The products listed above are just a few examples of what’s available. Having this technology is a great thing, and you want to make sure people know you have it. Center for Adaptive Technology Studios The Long Beach Public Library's Center for Adaptive Technology at the Main Library is designed to support people in the City of Long Beach who are living with physical, visual, hearing, and developmental disabilities.

She is the author of Adaptive Technology for the Internet: Making Electronic Resources Accessible to All (ALA, ) and the article, "Accessibility Guidelines for Electronic Resources" (Library Technology Reports, ). She regularly speaks to various groups about access to information.

The principles of wheelchair design and fitting are founded on the principles developed for wheelchair sports ().In daily mobility wheelchairs as in sports wheelchairs, the driving principle is to create an efficient human-machine system in which the person and the wheelchair work in close system is accomplished by fitting the wheelchair closely to the body to form a fit Cited by:   Assistive and adaptive technology makes the library and its resources work for users with disabilities.

The terms assistive and adaptive are applied to aids that either assist the user in accessing a library resource or adapt that resource in such a way that it becomes usable. Many of these technologies are aimed at adapting computer-based. Get this from a library. Adaptive technology for the Internet: making electronic resources accessible to all.

[Barbara T Mates; Doug Wakefield; Judith M Dixon] -- "Your mission is to make your resources available to the entire community. You've built your ramp at the front steps and opened your doors to people with disabilities. But can people with. adaptive technology—diagnosis and prescription—and from a process model to support assessment (Mislevy, Steinberg, & Almond, ).

Four-Process Adaptive Cycle The success of any adaptive technology to promote learning requires accurate diagnosis of learner characteristics (e.g., knowledge, skill, motivation, persistence). The collection ofFile Size: KB.Adaptive technology comes in many forms with different characteristics.

Put up overhead transparency. Adaptive technology for computers comes as hardware or software or a combination of the two. In the videotape, Daniel, who has a learning disability, uses spell and grammar checking software with a standard computer and commercial software.

Before we can look at the potential differences between assistive versus adaptive technology, we must first look at how physical disabilities are defined in the United ing to the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS), disabilities can vary from person to person.

Specifically, the ACS survey looks at six different types of disabilities.