IV Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998 Section 508: Electronic
and Information Technology (n.d.)
Answers to frequently asked questions regarding electronic and information
technology as addressed in the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of
1998, Section 508. Available on the Department of Justice Web site.
Bowe, F. G. (2000). Universal design in education: Teaching
nontraditional students. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey.
book promotes the use of universal design considerations as teaching
strategies and materials are being developed. This approach requires
that the educator consider the wide range of characteristics - e.g.,
hearing ability, visual skills, mobility skills, size, culture/ethnic/racial
background, gender - as they develop instructional activities.
Burgstahler, S.E. (2000). Access to Internet-based instruction
for people with disabilities, in L. A. Petrides (Ed.), Case studies
on information technology in higher education (pp. 76-88). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing.
Internet-based instruction provides
almost limitless opportunities to learn online. However, much Web-based instruction is inaccessible to individuals with disabilities. This chapter describes access challenges
and design considerations for making online instruction accessible
National Science Foundation. (2000). Women, minorities,
and persons with disabilities in science and engineering. Washington,
DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
documents the underrepresentation of women, racial/ethnic minorities
and people with disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics
and technology fields and explores causes and solutions.
Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology)
Information, resources and programs related to access to
electronic and information technology, postsecondary education and
careers for people with disabilities.
Disability-Related Resources on the Internet
Comprehensive list of Web sites, Usenet discussion groups, and distribution lists.
for Applied Special Technology (CAST) Universal Design for Learning
Resources and research to assist in the design of learning activities
for all learners.
Center for Universal Design
Principles for developing products and services that are accessible to everyone.
Closing the Gap
Information on computer technology in special education and rehabilitation.
National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM)
Research and development regarding the issues of access to media and information technology for people with disabilities.
Section 508: The Road to Accessibility
Resources for implementing the accessibility standards of Section 508.
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Guidelines, tools, education, outreach, research and development related to making Web pages accessible to individuals with disabilities.
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