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Assistive technology
An unlikely spokesman for assistive tech:

Prince Andrew says the Web breaks down traditional barriers confronting people with disabilities while raising new obstacles. Read the whole story.

  • ABLEDATA: Database of assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment. More than 23,000 product listings.
  • ADA Technical Assistance Program: Clearinghouse of information on regional Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACs).
  • EASIweb (Equal Access to Software and Information) : Providing information and guidance regarding access-to-information technologies by individuals with disabilities.
  • Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America: RESNA technical assistance projects can assist individuals with disabilities of all ages to obtain and access AT devices and services through systems change and advocacy efforts.
  • Trace Research and Development Center : Research, development and resource center on technology and disability at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
  • WGBH Caption Center : Its mission: To provide the widest possible access to television and video for deaf and hard-of-hearing people.

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