ERIC Number: ED315990
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jul-19
Reference Count: N/A
Resource Guide for Persons with Learning Impairments.
IBM, Atlanta, GA. National Support Center for Persons with Disabilities.
The resource guide identifies products which assist learning disabled and mentally retarded individuals 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 learning disabled or retarded persons. The document then provides descriptions of about 100 products arranged alphabetically within the following categories: cognitive skills, reading and writing, and educational software. Product information includes the manufacturer and a description. A separate section lists approximately 175 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 120 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.