Hearing on Assistive Devices for Americans with Disabilities: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, Hearing Held in Washington, DC, May 10, 1988, Volumen4


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Página 78 - The development of this device is funded in part by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research of the US Department of Education and...
Página 51 - Medicare] for any expenses incurred for items or services which . . . are not reasonable and necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of illness or injury or to improve the functioning of the malformed body member").
Página 79 - Program, with support from the Office of Special Education Programs of the US Department of Education...
Página 45 - Child Care Arrangements in the United States in 1974," testimony before the Subcommittee on Employment, Poverty and Migratory Labor of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, and the Subcommittee on Select Education of the House Committee on Education and Labor, Joint Hearings on the Child and Family Services Act, 1975, 94th Congress, 1st Session, Feb.
Página 124 - ... the information processing problems of the student (Vanderheiden, 1983} . Speech recognition is an example of improved access (Rizer & Hiner, 1985) . While many adults with handicaps have some keyboard skills through the use of single fingers or head pointers, the process is long, tiresome, and difficult to execute simultaneous key presses such as shift-A for capitalization. Transparent speech recognition systems allow concurrent keyboard and voice entry for virtually all software programs giving...
Página 17 - The Secretary, through the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research and the Administrator of the General Services, in consultation with the electronics industry, shall develop and establish guidelines for electronic equipment accessibility designed to insure that handicapped individuals may use electronic office equipment with or without special peripherals.
Página 84 - Director of the American Foundation for the Blind. The American Foundation for the Blind...
Página 128 - J., & Gras, A. (1984). Microcomputers in Special Education. Cambridge, MA: Brookline Books. Cain, E., & Taber, F. (1987). Educating disabled people for the 21st Century.
Página 46 - Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology RESNA is concerned with transferring science, engineering, and technology to the needs of persons with disabilities. Our Association and the nearly 1000 individuals it represents welcomes the opportunity to comment on issues related to assistive technology for individuals with functional limitations.
Página 124 - Surf and Sand," for their schools desktop publication, Essays About Our Country. Knowledge base Taber (1984) identified five significant freedoms which would accrue to individuals with special needs through the effective use of technology. These include the efficient and effective use of time, the enhancement of learning processes and outcomes, greater environmental independence, and meaningful involvement in gainful employment. Such primary achievements can be expected from the judicious applications...

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