ERIC Number: ED315988
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jul-12
Reference Count: N/A
Resource Guide for Persons with Mobility Impairments.
IBM, Atlanta, GA. National Support Center for Persons with Disabilities.
The resource guide identifies products which assist individuals with mobility impairments in accessing IBM (International Business Machine) Personal Computers or the IBM Personal System/2 family of products. An introduction provides a general overview of ways computers can help persons with mobility impairments. The main portion of the document consists of a listing of about 325 products arranged alphabetically within the following categories: keyboard modification, alternate input, switching devices, voice recognition, electronic environment control, alternatives to printed documentation, word processing, and the IBM PC voice activated keyboard utility. Product information includes the manufacturer and a brief description. A separate section lists approximately 250 agencies and associations which provide such services as acting as an information clearing house, legislative monitoring, peer counseling, and sponsoring conferences, workshops and seminars. Agencies are listed alphabetically by city within each state. Also listed by state are about 150 additional resources providing such services as special education and rehabilitation. An index is provided for products, support groups and vendors. (DB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: IBM, Atlanta, GA. National Support Center for Persons with Disabilities.