ERIC Number: ED315989
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jul-19
Reference Count: N/A
Resource Guide for Persons with Hearing Impairments.
IBM, Atlanta, GA. National Support Center for Persons with Disabilities.
The resource guide identifies products which assist hearing impaired individuals in accessing IBM (International Business Machine) Personal Computers or the IBM PS/2 family of products. An introduction provides a general overview of ways computers can help hearing impaired persons. The document then provides descriptions of about 20 adaptive aids and related products followed by more detailed descriptions of IBM PC Augmented Phone Services and the IBM Personal System/2 Speech Viewer. Product information includes the manufacturer and a description. The next section lists approximately 235 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 state. Also listed by state are about 115 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.