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  • Description Assistive Technology for people with a disability who find operating a computer difficult, maybe even impossible. This web site will direct you to adaptive equipment and alternative methods available for accessing computers.

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  • Description The Department of the Interior's (DOI) Accessible Technology Center (ATC) was established in June, 2000 to support employees with disabilities. In October 2007, the ATC became a part of the Departmental Office of Civil Rights to better align its program with other strategic initiatives to improve the quality of work-life for employees with disabilities. The ATC supports employees with disabilities by determining the appropriate assistive technology and ergonomic solutions for the individual. These accommodations enable employees with disabilities to equal access to information technology that is essential in today's workplace.
Adapted Equipment Options By Dr. Marion Somers, Ph. D., Ask Dr. Marion QUESTION: I keep hearing about "adapted equipment" but I'm not sure how it can help me. Is there any "adapted equipment" that you recommend? Kenny in Kansas, 77 ANSWER: "Adapted equipment" is a group of practical products that allow the elderly population to live a more independent life. I'm talking about high curved bowls, and large handle eating utensils that help prevent food spills. There are also modified "sippy" cups that prevent liquid from spilling. Anything that can be done to maintain dignity and independence should be done.…

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  • Description This website was launched in January 2000 to provide consumers with an independent source of trustworthy information on eye health and vision correction options. Many eye care products and services are available to improve your vision and eye health. However, each is effective only when used properly and in the right circumstances. Please make decisions about your eyes and vision in consultation with an eye care professional (optometrist, ophthalmologist, optician, etc.) who can provide guidance based on their experience and knowledge of your individual needs.

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  • Description The mission of the ATA is to increase the use of technology by children and adults with disabilities and functional limitations. ATA encourages and facilitates the empowerment of people with disabilities to participate fully in their communities. Through public education, information and referral, capacity building in community organizations, and advocacy/policy efforts, the ATA enables millions of people to live, learn, work, define their futures, and achieve their dreams.

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  • Description The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is a national nonprofit that expands possibilities for the more than 25 million people with vision loss in the U.S. AFB's priorities include broadening access to technology; elevating the quality of information and tools for the professionals who serve people with vision loss; and promoting independent and healthy living for people with vision loss by providing them and their families with relevant and timely resources. AFB's work in these areas is supported by its strong presence in Washington, DC, ensuring the rights and interests of Americans with vision loss are represented in our nation's public policies. AFB is based in New York, and maintains the Public Policy Center in Washington, DC; the AFB Center on Vision Loss in Dallas, TX; AFB TECH in Huntington, WV; and offices in Atlanta and San Francisco. AFB is also proud to house the Helen Keller Archives and honor the more than forty years that Helen Keller dedicated to working with AFB.
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