ERIC Number: EJ626351
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Enhancing Independent Internet Access for Individuals with Mental Retardation through Use of a Specialized Web Browser: A Pilot Study.
Davies, Daniel K.; Stock, Steven E.; Wehmeyer, Michael L.
Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, v36 n1 p107-13 Mar 2001
In this study, a prototype web browser, called Web Trek, that utilizes multimedia to provide access for individuals with cognitive disabilities was developed and pilot-tested with 12 adults with mental retardation. The Web Trek browser provided greater independence in accessing the Internet compared to Internet Explorer. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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