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Thinking Reader Software

Gordon, D. T. (2002, January/February). Curriculum access in the digital age. Harvard Education Letter: Research Online. Retrieved from

This article describes a program called Thinking Reader that enables students who have difficulty reading to use the same text materials as their peers. The program highlights words, reads them aloud, provides definitions on request, and queries students about the text.

Accessibility of Web & Educational Technology

Caldwell, B., Chisholm, W., White, J., & Vanderheiden, G. (2002, August). Web content accessibility guidelines 2.0: WC3 working draft. Retrieved from

This document explains proposed updated guidelines for Web accessibility. The guidelines incorporate the most up-to-date thinking on Universal Design of electronic resources, including those used in education.

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