Technology Access in the Workplace and Higher Education for Persons with Visual Impairments: An Examination of Barriers and Discussion of Solutions

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11/01/2005
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Petty, R.E.. Technology Access in the Workplace and Higher Education for Persons with Visual Impairments: An Examination of Barriers and Discussion of Solutions. Independent Living Research Utilization at TIRR. Houston, Texas. November 2005.

The paper begins with information providing a context for the discussion of barriers and solutions. There is information about virtual work and workplace technology, blindness, blind persons in the workforce and computer use by blind persons. Leaders will also benefit from a basic understanding of the laws and regulations which pertain to employment and education for persons with disabilities and this information is also provided.