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ERIC Number: ED289081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 177
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Computers for the Disabled. Proceedings of the Discovery '83 Conference (Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 12-14, 1983).
Roehl, Janet E., Ed.
These proceedings provide 30 papers from a conference to highlight a frontier area in serving the disabled--microcomputers--which blends two disciplines, vocational rehabilitation and special education. Keynote addresses are "High Tech/High Touch: Making Good on the Promise" (Fenderson); "Curbcuts and Computers: Providing Access to Computers and Information Systems for Disabled Individuals" (Vanderheiden); and "The Person with Disability and the Benefits of the Microcomputers Revolution" (Shworles). Conference papers are "Computers: A Touchy Topic for the Handicapped and Nonhandicapped" (Battenberg); "But It Will Be Obsolete Tomorrow: Evaluating Ultimate Needs of Users vs. the Capabilities of Devices" (Behrmann, Lahm); "The Use of Computers in Rehabilitation Facilities" (Blakemore, McCray); "Microcomputers and Employment for the Disabled: The CHPI Experience" (Boyer); "Overuse of Sound Effects in a Microcomputer Program and Its Impact on the Performance of Students with Learning Disabilities" (Chiang); "Computers in Rehabilitation: Another Way" (Cole); "Computers for the Disabled: A Contradiction in Terms?" (DeWitt); "Adapting Computer Equipment for Handicapped Children: A Review of Current Strategies and a Report of a Project" (Desch); "Integrating CAI with Traditional Instruction in the Elementary Classrooms" (Farrell); "Direct Optical Headpointing Input to Standard Computers Using a TV Screen Based Keyboard" (Gunderson, Vanderheiden); "A Coordinated System Approach" (Hallett); "Operations and Specifications of the Lip-Reader Trainer" (Hight); and"Braille-Edit: A Versatile Tool for the Blind and Sighted" (Holladay); "An Electronic Blackboard for a Blind Teacher" (Holladay); "Speech Recognition for Inter-human and Human-Machine Communications" (Horn); "High Technology and the Handicapped: Vocational Implications" (Leneway); "Helen Keller, Me, and You" (Mann); "Using the Computer in the Special Education Classroom: The Possibilities and the Courseware" (Manning); "The Center for Independent Living of Greater Bridgeport: Computerized Coordinated Service Center" (Martin); "Tactile Graphics Display" (Maure); "VersaBraille Applications in Education" (Moore); "Applications of Microcomputer Technology in a Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center" (Rizer); "The Connecticut Special Education Microcomputer Software Evaluation Project" (Rucker, Archambault); "The Executive Secretary Word Processing System: An Aid to Those Servicing the Disabled" (Seaton); "A Voiced Controlled Personal Computer System with Word Processing Capabilities for the Severely Physically Handicapped" (Serota); "Vocational Education Curriculum Adaptation to Appropriate Language Level" (Simon, Adolphson); and "Logo: LD Students Explore Their Intellectual Potential with a Computer" (Sopp). (YLB)
Materials Development Center, Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI 54751.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ.-Stout, Menomonie. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Inst.