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Learning technologies for people with disabilities

Mohsen Laabidi, Mohamed Jemni, Leila Jemni Ben Ayed, Hejer Ben Brahim, Amal Ben Jemaa
2014 Journal of King Saud University: Computer and Information Sciences  
Furthermore, when these technologies are available, affordable and accessible, they represent more than a transformation for people with disabilities.  ...  Then, we will present recent research works conducted in our research Laboratory LaTICE toward the development of an accessible online learning environment for persons with disabilities from the design  ...  Technological development can enable people with disabilities to improve their quality of life (Arrigo, 2005) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jksuci.2013.10.005 fatcat:srht3kuhuzcg5fnybvoqxvqs74

Navigation infrastructure for people with disabilities

Kirill A. Kulakov, Yulia V. Zavyalova, Irina M. Shabalina
2017 2017 20th Conference of Open Innovations Association (FRUCT)  
The importance of navigation support for people with disability has been demonstrated by convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.  ...  This paper presents the navigation infrastructure for people with disabilities. The infrastructure includes map generation service, web interface, mobile services.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research is financially supported by the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in Science and Technology within project # 6893/2015 for 2015-2017 of "UMNIK" program  ... 
doi:10.23919/fruct.2017.8071313 dblp:conf/fruct/KulakovZS17 fatcat:kjzpw7oczjbgtisscehtyoznvm

Improving library services to people with print disabilities: the role of technology in public libraries [chapter]

Matthew Tylee Atkinson, Jatinder Dhiensa
2007 Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities  
Based on the discussion above, most of these qualities may seem ideal for both "average" users and people with print disabilities.  ...  Because people with print disabilities may also have impairments that make coming to the library in person more difficult, providing accessible web-based information can greatly increase library use by  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-1-84334-286-1.50001-8 fatcat:agw6nlaj2rfzdcfkd65jfgrc2m

Meeting the needs of people with disabilities [chapter]

Judith Healy, Martin McKee
2004 Accessing Healthcare  
Monitoring for accessibility in medical university websites: meeting the needs of people with disabilities.  ...  Due to the increasing number of students with a disability, accessibility of these Websites is essential.  ...  Acknowledgments This article is extracted from the research project (code 15924) which is funded by the School of Allied Medical Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.  ... 
doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516187.003.0004 fatcat:pu6an7w62vfolgf2x6vyu6gt2e


2005 Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation  
Outstanding presentations, ideas, experiences and attitudes were heard in support for people with physical, sensual and mental disabilities in order to be included entirely in social life.  ...  It was understood that only hard work and systematical, continual and long-lasting use of the mutual experiences lead towards good results, and that nothing can be resolved forever and overnight with a  ...  It is very important for the active life of disabled people to have good quality and free-of-charge aids.  ... 
doaj:9aaf589141a0433696b5a08870e5a5a9 fatcat:pbijv5csujhnlav7uu6kt6ezv4

Improving Online Access for People with Disabilities

Susan Keller, Janet Owens, C. M. Parker
2000 European Conference on Information Systems  
Many of these developments offer the potential to vastly improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, offering increased independence and opportunities for participation in society [1] .  ...  This paper reports on a consumer-focused research and development project aimed at investigating the online communication requirements of people with disabilities in Australia.  ...  This project has been funded by the Australian Commonwealth Department of Communication, Information Technology, and the Arts, Accessibility Program.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/KellerOP00 fatcat:tb3sap44xzg5flymip7j4ryutu

Sensor Technologies for Caring People with Disabilities

Francisco José García-Peñalvo, Manuel Franco-Martín
2019 Sensors  
Technology may also help us to take care of people who suffer some kind of disability.  ...  The Special Issue on "Sensor Technologies for Caring People with Disabilities" aims to present recent developments on sensor technologies for caring people with disabilities, focusing on the different  ...  In sum, the use of sensors can improve the quality of life of people with disabilities, as well as promoting their independence.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19224914 pmid:31718053 pmcid:PMC6891566 fatcat:j5rbsjbjifadtirgp4wemzv7m4

Intelligent Interfaces to Empower People with Disabilities [chapter]

Margrit Betke
2010 Handbook of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.  ...  Being able to interact with computers to send emails and browse the web can improve the quality of life of these people significantly.  ...  Progress in Assistive Software Development Central goals of assistive software development have been to increase the rate of communication for people with disabilities and to improve universal access of  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-93808-0_15 fatcat:hye54xhf5zdtlo3mufb3mhvmyi

How Accessible the University Websites in Indonesia for People with Disabilities?

Fitri Dwi Arini
2020 Indonesian Journal of Disability Studies  
This article describes a study conducted to evaluate the accessibility of university websites for people with disabilities in Indonesia.  ...  For this purpose, university websites must be accessible for all users including students with disabilities.  ...  Website accessibility refers to the degree of which website information is accessible to all people, including people with disabilities.  ... 
doi:10.21776/ub.ijds.2020.007.02.05 fatcat:6puk3eovnbadzbomotlz3spzbe

Empowerment by Digital Media of People with Disabilities [chapter]

Christian Bühler, Bastian Pelka
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The paper differentiates three dimensions of access for eInclusion instruments: Firstly, digital media are understood as environments that offer multiple channels for interaction between persons with disabilities  ...  Peer support could be understood as a second dimension: Social media can empower people to act as social innovators and help people with disabilities.  ...  prj=9831#.Uuo8_vuj93s and the project Di-Ji (Digital informiert -im Job integriert) funded by BMAS (German Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs):  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-08596-8_4 fatcat:dba2o7e375dlpmkdghphxzzl64

People with Disabilities: Automatic and Manual Evaluation of Web Sites [chapter]

Helen Petrie, Gerhard Weber
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
An evaluation of the accessibility techniques for the new version of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines was undertaken with more than 163 users (with a variety of disabilities, using a variety of  ...  of Contents of Quality Mark for Web Content Accessibility." 8 3 4  ... 
doi:10.1007/11788713_23 fatcat:uksxkc77ardkhbaarjcf7zxjwm

Digital Humanities and disability: A systematic literature review of cultural accessibility for people with disability

Maria Pirrone, Marco Centorrino, Antonino Galletta, Christian Sicari, Massimo Villari
2022 Digital Scholarship in the Humanities  
Therefore, it was decided to investigate how DH might support the cultural accessibility of people with disabilities.  ...  for years weighed on people with disabilities.  ...  RQ 1 How Digital Humanities are supporting people with impairment in cultural enjoyment? RQ 2 How Digital Humanities might improve the quality of the cultural experience for people with disabilities?  ... 
doi:10.1093/llc/fqac045 fatcat:pei53igjfzgetd72bcaemhgsoi

Policies to change attitudes to people with disabilities

Karen R. Fisher, Christiane Purcal
2016 Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research  
Negative attitudes are a major barrier to the equality of people with disabilities.  ...  Governments and other organizations have implemented numerous programmes to change attitudes towards people with disabilities.  ...  Introduction Negative attitudes towards people with disabilities 1 are a major barrier to the equality of people with disabilities.  ... 
doi:10.1080/15017419.2016.1222303 fatcat:wykwukwds5dtbffhkaayl6fj4i

Evaluating Progressive Web App Accessibility for People with Disabilities

Konstantinos I. Roumeliotis, Nikolaos D. Tselikas
2022 Network  
An increasing number of websites, even government ones, are overlooking the need for equal access to new technologies among people with disabilities.  ...  Based on a service worker, a caching mechanism, and an app shell, PWAs aim to offer web apps with features and user interfaces similar to those of native apps.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Network 2022, 2  ... 
doi:10.3390/network2020022 doaj:91ef9346e8c54700bd4881073276450c fatcat:4wceusfzprcftha6h7rbinfsoa

Health inequalities and people with learning disabilities in the UK

Eric Emerson, Susannah Baines
2011 Tizard Learning Disability Review  
good quality information about people with learning disabilities in many local areas.  ...  that are accessible for people with learning disabilities including young people.  ... 
doi:10.5042/tldr.2011.0008 fatcat:wmjpsm7xybesrcx3dgqp6eum4e
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