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ABLEDATA: Explore the World of Assistive Technology

ABLEDATA: Explore the World of Assistive Technology

The ABLEDATA site is considered to be one of the premier Internet sites currently available on assistive technology. It includes a searchable database of over 25,000 products for persons with disabilities.


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Tamarah Ashton
Tamarah Ashton (Faculty)
22 years ago
The ABLEDATA site is an extremely comprehensive database of information related
to assistive technology. By searching the various elements of the site, my
credential students have become more aware of what's available for students with
disabilities. Reading about assistive technology in a textbook gives them
content knowledge, but seeing the product and hearing how it has impacted the
lives of real people is invaluable for their education.

Technical Remarks:

There are two versions of the site available. The Full Graphics site is
recommended for users with a 28.8K or faster modem and who have no difficulties
with Javascript. The Low Graphics site is available for anyone whose equipment
does not meet these specifications.