#technology websites for teachers
- Maryland Technology Assistance Program: (http://www.mdtap.org/)
technology related assistance to individuals with disabilities.
- North Dakota Interagency Program for Assistive Technology: (http://www.ndipat.org/)
provides links and resources.
- Special Education Technology: (http://www.setbc.org/)
designed to assist school districts in British Columbia in meeting the technology needs of students with physical disabilities and visual impairments.
- Technology and Inclusion: (http://www.taicenter.com/)
support organization for people with disabilities.
- Texas Assistive Technology Partnership: (http://tatp.edb.utexas.edu/)
provides information, conducts training and technical assistance and works with policy makers to support children and adults with disabilities.
Assistive Technology Information:
- Assistive Technology Act of 1998: (http://www.cec.sped.org/pp/s2432.html)
document of the Act.
- Assistive Technology and IDEA: (http://atto.buffalo.edu/registered/ATBasics/Foundation/. )
defines AT as both a device and a service.
- disABILITY Information and Resources: (http://www.makoa.org/index.htm)
resources for all areas.
- Helpful Hints on Getting Assistive Technology Devices and Services through Your School District: (http://www.kidstogether.org/at_help.htm)
describes the responsibilities of school districts.
Assistive Technology Organizations:
- Alliance for Technology Access: (http://www.ataccess.org/)
network of community-based Resource Centers, Developers, Vendors and Associates.
- Assistive Technology, Inc.: (http://www.assistivetech.com/)
premier developer of hardware and software solutions for people with physical, cognitive, and speech disabilities.
- Center for Applied Special Technology: (http://www.cast.org/)
uses technology to make education more flexible and accessible for all students, especially those with disabilities.
- Closing the Gap: (http://www.closingthegap.com)
computer technology in special education and rehabilitation.
- Equal Access to Software & Information: (http://www.rit.edu/%7Eeasi/)
online training on accessible information technology for persons with disabilities.
- National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education: (http://www2.edc.org/NCIP/)
library, workshop, tours, and events.
- National Center for Accessible Media: (http://main.wgbh.org/wgbh/access/)
working to bring media access to all of television, web, movie theaters, and more.
- Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic: (http://www.rfbd.org/)
educational library for those with print disabilities.
Funding Assistive Technology:
- Assistive Technology Public Funding Source Guide: (http://www.techaccess-ri.org/fundintr.htm)
key and source guide.
- Family Village: Funding Assistive Technology: (http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/at/funding-at.html)
accessibility shopping mall of resources.
- Financing Assistive Technology: (http://trace.wisc.edu/archive/fintech/fintech.html)
handbook for funding.
- Financing of Assistive Technology Devices and Services: (http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/1993/assistive.htm)
a report to the President and the Congress of the United States.
- Funding Assistive Technology: (http://www.tumbleforms.com/bergeron/funandin.html)
links and resources.
- Funding Assistive Technology: (http://www.tsbvi.edu/Outreach/seehear/fall99/funding-at.htm)
- Funding Assistive Technology: (http://www.nls.org/atart.htm)
a legal report.
- Informed Consumer’s Guide to Funding Assistive Technology: (http://www.abledata.com/abledata_docs/funding.htm)
provides sources of information.
Making Accessible Web Pages:
- CAST – Bobby: (http://bobby.watchfire.com/bobby/html/en/index.jsp)
helps you test your web pages to see if they are accessible.
- Designing More Usable Web Sites: (http://trace.wisc.edu/world/web/index.html)
dedicated to cooperative efforts linked toward building a more usable Web for all.
- Web Page Accessibility: (http://library.uwsp.edu/aschmetz/Accessible/. )
a comparative study.