Assistive Technology Resources On the Internet


Using Jaws with WebCT Tips

This is a document designed to assist students using the JAWS screen reading program to participate in WebCT based courses. - Using Jaws with WebCT Tips (PDF Format)

Faculty Support

Accessibility in Distance Education - A Resource for Faculty in Online Teaching

Post Secondary Education

Seattle is the closest place I know of with national recognized resources;
Do-IT: http://www.washington.edu/doit/
AccessIT: http://www.washington.edu/accessit/


Regional Consumer Resources

Here is a Washington resource: Washington Assistive Technology Alliance
Oregon's Version: Technology Access for Life Needs 

Local Business

In the Portland area:

Single Switch computer usage resources: http://www.zygo-usa.com/pcprod.htm

National Web Resources:

Trace Resource Center: http://www.trace.wisc.edu/
Able Data Information Compendium: http://www.abledata.com/


Free Computer Programs for Reading and Writing

WordWeb
Free word lookup with synonyms:
http://www.wordweb.co.uk/free/

ReadPlease 
Free talking clipboard with other features:
http://www.readplease.com/

Open Office
Free office suite that reads Microsoft Office TM files
http://www.openoffice.org/

These programs are listed here as examples that maybe helpful for some. These programs have been used as Assistive Technology resources for people who have reading and writing difficulties in their learning process at MHCC. Please remember that MHCC does not provide technical support concerning the validity or usage of the above Web sites or programs therein.

For more information or to let me know about outdated or broken links contact me:

Jann McCaul
Assistive Technology Computer Specialist
Mt Hood Community College
26000 S.E. Stark Street
Gresham, Oregon 97030
503.491-7593
E-mail: Jann.McCaul@mhcc.edu 
Web Site: http://www.mhcc.edu/dso
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