ERIC Number: ED338004
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Resource Inventories .
Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Center for Special Education Technology.
This set of 10 resource inventories provides listings of information and service resources organized by state or by subtopic. Listings typically include name, address, phone, and a contact person. The first inventory lists the 39 Alliance for Technology Access Centers which are community-based resources providing specific areas of expertise for parents, teachers, and disabled individuals. The second inventory, on assistive devices, lists 57 resources which provide such services as assessment and evaluation, equipment loan, product demonstration, or information services. The third resource is on augmentative communication for assistive devices and lists 48 resources. The fourth inventory lists 47 early childhood resources and the fifth lists 25 national information service providers. Twenty-eight sources of information about hardware and software products available for use in special education are listed next. Codes indicate the type of product information available from each source. The 16 rehabilitation engineering centers are listed in the seventh inventory followed by recipients of 22 state grants to develop consumer responsive, statewide systems of assistive technology services for individuals with disabilities. The ninth inventory covers 32 university-based technology training programs (coded by type of program, type of training, and topics covered in training). The last inventory lists 28 resources for the visually impaired. (DB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Center for Special Education Technology.
Identifiers: Augmentative Communication Systems