ERIC Number: EJ425710
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Reading through Technology: Evolving Methods and Opportunities for Print-Handicapped Individuals.
Dixon, J. M.; Mandelbaum, J. B.
Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, v84 n10 p493-96 Dec 1990
This article traces the development of reading methods for blind/visually impaired persons, including paper braille, recordings, radio reading services, computerized telephone services, personal computers, books on compact disks, and scanning systems. Technological trends that may decrease accessibility to text materials are also noted, such as graphical user interfaces, touchscreens, and telefacsimile machines. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue on Danger and Opportunity: Technological Issues for the 1990s.