What technologies are available to assist people with disabilities in using computers?

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What technologies are available to assist people with disabilities in using computers?

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In beginning research on the topic of adapting virtual museums, I first looked at UTNetCat for resources about assistive technology for the disabled. The Library of Congress Subject Heading for this field is Computers and the Handicapped. Many of the sources I reviewed were outdated or provided a broad overview of computer adaptations without specifically addressing web access. For the most up-to-date print resources on assistive technology, examine conference proceedings cataloged under the subject heading Computers and the Handicapped–Congresses. Indexes and databases such as ERIC, available under Indexes, Abstracts, and Full Text on UT Library Online , provide resources on adaptive technology, but the few articles specifically on web design for the disabled are difficult to access. How can I design and evaluate an accessible web site? While many computer add-ons and software programs allow the differently abled to access virtually any information on the

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