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Education: Technology and Diversity

Technology and Diversity

Universal Design is the design of products and environments to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design.

Ebook about Technology and Diversity https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/daltonstate/reader.action?docID=5734283&ppg=38

Video about student accessibility challenges https://youtu.be/BEFgnYktC7U

Digital Diversity Article https://www.edutopia.org/digital-diversity-engaging-all-students-in-education

Internet Access in Georgia counties varies greatly: https://broadbandnow.com/Georgia

GLASS  http://georgialibraries.org/glass/
Provides library services for the blind and others whose physical abilities require the use of books and magazines in audio format or in braille.

NCDAE http://www.ncdae.org

The National Center on Disability and Access to Education

Georgia ADA http://ada.georgia.gov/assistive-equipment-technology

Offers assistance with matching each student with affordable assistive technologies

Georgia Instructional Materials for the Disabled: http://www.gimc.org/

 Assist in the acquisition of, textbooks and core instructional materials in accessible formats for special education students

University of Indiana Assistive Technology Site: http://www.indiana.edu/~iuadapts/technology/index.html

Evaluates assistive technologies for pricing and functionality