1) ABLEDATA Product Database
2) Adobe - issues regarding pdf
"...The free Acrobat 5.0 Make Accessible plug-in, which works with the full version ... 5.0 for Windows."
Accessible page for information and download of Acrobat 5.
New --- Acrobat 5 and accessibility options.
More on Acrobat 5 accessibility options.
Adobe's on-line conversion attempts - pdf to html
3) AHEAD - Association on Higher
Education and Disability
4) Apple Computers
5) California State University
- Northridge (CSUN) Center on Disabilities
This site includes papers from the CSUN conferences of the past several years.
6) Center for Applied Special
CAST's site tools, including information on user customization.
CAST's tool called "Bobby" for testing web site accessibility.
7) Closing the Gap
General resources and conference information.
8) CPB/WGBH National Center for Accessible
This site describes how to make many types of media accessible, and includes free development tools.
9) Dawson College (Montreal) Adaptech
Computer technologies for postsecondary students with disabilities.
10) DO-IT Program, University
Resources on the web for accessible web design.
Resources including videos and publications related to accessibility of libraries and other topics.
11) Equal Access to Software and
Information (EASI) - Rochester Institute of Technology
EASI's Educational Internet Captioning and Transcription Service; uses real player.
April 2001 Interview with Trey Duffy of AHEAD about accessible technology in higher education..
Audio archives of EASI's webcasts about assistive technology.
12) Georgia Tech - Barrier Free Education
The focus of this site is math and science education.
13) HTML Writers Guild
14) Johnson & Johnson - Independence
J & J is developing the iBot wheelchair that goes up and down stairs.
More on this chair at http://www.wheelchairnet.org/ProdServ/Products/independ3000.html .
15) League for the Hard of Hearing,
Accessibility Checklist for Museums (related to visitors with a hearing loss)
Microsoft's accessibility site.
New alliance April 2001 between Microsoft and SpeechWorks. Promising for voice applications?
17) National Center for the Dissemination
of Disability Research (NCDDR)
18) National Federation for the
Status update on results of NFB's suit against AOL for web inaccessibility.
Making Your Web Site Accessible to the Blind.
Interesting reference to email via phone. Included to show a variety of solutions, not to endorse.
This page is devoted to educational technology and accessibility issues; section on purchasing.
20) Sun Microsystems
Sun's accessibility site.
21) Trace Research and Development
Designing a More Usable World - for all.
Designing accessible web sites. Includes lots of useful links.
22) University of Maryland
Resources on issues for those who are color blind
23) University of Washington -
Information about augmentative and alternative communication devices.
24) World Wide Web Consortium
- Web Accessibility Initiative
http://www.w3.org/WAI , and
This site includes a checklist.
Interesting reference to one type of pager. Included to show a variety of solutions, not to endorse.