Assistive Technology

Link Checkers and Basic Accessibility Testers for Websites

Source: LiveWell RERC Leighanne Davis, B.S. Introduction Ensuring website optimization and ease of use are goals of any developer. This holds especially true for organizations disseminating a lot of information to a variety of users from different backgrounds and with different ability levels. Broken links or missing alt text can be frustrating for some people with …

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Include “Low-Tech” Options to Share Health Information with People with Disabilities

Source: New Hampshire Disability & Public Health Project (DPH) Data Briefs & Reports Health and medical information is commonly shared via web sites, social media, smart phone apps, and even text messaging. However, these high tech options are not accessible to all people. Adults with disabilities in New Hampshire (NH) are significantly less likely than adults …

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SUNspot – Wireless Device Ownership by People with Disabilities

Wireless Inclusive Technologies RERC This SUNspot addresses the following question related to ownership of wireless devices by adults with disabilities:  Do people with disabilities own wireless devices (regular phones, smartphones and tablets) at the same rates as the general population? Comparison of the results from the SUN and the Pew Research Center show that people …

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Health Access for Independent Living (HAIL): Developing a Health Promotion Assistance Tool

Health Access for Independent Living (HAIL): Developing a Health Promotion Assistance Tool To learn more, see the HAIL feature story. This project is one of five interventions designed to improve community living opportunities for people with disabilities. Source: RTC Projects: R7 | Research & Training Center on Independent Living

Assistive Technology and Environmental Intervention (AT-EI ) Impact On Activity and Life Roles of Aging Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Findings and Implications for Practice

Assistive Technology and Environmental Intervention (AT-EI ) Impact On Activity and Life Roles of Aging Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Findings and Implications for Practice (2001). Hammel, J. Journal of Occupational and Physical Therapy in Geriatrics, 18(1), 37-58.

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