ERIC Number: ED342179
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
Directory of On-Line Networks, Databases and Bulletin Boards on Assistive Technology. Second Edition. RESNA Technical Assistance Project.
RESNA: Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology, Washington, DC.
This resource directory provides a selective listing of electronic networks, online databases, and bulletin boards that highlight technology-related services and products. For each resource, the following information is provided: name, address, and telephone number; description; target audience; hardware/software needs to access the system; procedures for accessing; and cost. The first section, on electronic networks, describes AppleLink, CompuHelp, CompuServe, DeafTek.USA, SCAN (Shared Communication and Assistance Network), Series Computer Network, and SpecialNet. The second section describe online databases, including AbleData, Apple Solutions, CTG (Closing the Gap) Solutions, Developmental Disabilities Technology Library, Handicapped Users' Database, Hyper-AbleData, Rehabdata, and Specialware Database. Bulletin boards described include BayTalk BBS (Bulletin Board System), Equal BBS, 4 Sights Network, Fidoracer, Project Enable, RESNA.TA, Special Needs BBS, TECH.LINE, and T.U.F. (Total User Friendly) BBS. (JDD)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: RESNA: Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology, Washington, DC.