Computer Accessibility

Apple Computer Disability Information

Web site - Apple Computer Disability Information

Description - Since 1985 Apple has been committed to helping people with disabilities access their personal computer. Apples commitment to accessibility is evident throughout the Mac OS X operating system which is by design, easy to use, but also includes a wide variety of features and technologies specifically designed to provide accessibility to users with disabilities. Apple refers to these features collectively as Universal Access and has integrated them right into the operating system so they can be used in conjunction with a variety of applications from Apple and other developers. Learn about these features from this explanitory webpage.

EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information)

Website - EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information)

Description - EASI is the Premiere Provider of Online Training on Accessible Information Technology for Persons with Disabilities reaching more than 4,000 people in over three dozen countries since 1993. Students and professionals with disabilities have the same right to access information technology as everyone else. EASI's mission is to serve as a resource by providing information and guidance in the area of access-to-information technologies by individuals with disabilities. We stay informed about developments and advancements within the adaptive computer technology field and spread that information to colleges, universities, K-12 schools, libraries and into the workplace. EASI is the premiere provider of online training on adaptive technology and how institutions can provide barrier-free computer and information technology systems for persons with disabilities. EASI courses have reached over 5,000 people in more than three dozen countries since 1993.

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