Veronika Dropčová
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Digital technologies for people with various disabilities

Categories

  • a physical handicap (fine and gross motor skills, etc.)
  • a sensory dissability (hearing impaired, visually impaired, other sensory impaired person)
  • a mentally disability (e.g. the Down syndrome)
  • a speech disorder
  • a specific learning disability (memory disorders, …)
  • etc.

 

Visual impairment

  • a blindness (an absolute loss of ability to see anything)
  • a low vision (an ability to see remained on a some level)
  • a daltonism (a disability to recognize colors)

http://www.vischeck.com/examples/

 

Various techniques and technologies for visually impaired persons

  • audio techniques (sound records, narrators, sound books, etc.)
  • tactile techniques (using Braille)
  • special visual techniques (magnifier, etc.)
  • combination of previously mentioned techniques

http://linterfop.evlyceum.sk/centrum-podpory-studentov-so-specifickymi-potrebami/

 

Hearing impairment

  • a deafness (an absolute loss of hearing)
    • a pre-lingual deafness
    • a deafness after a person began to speak
  • a partial hearing loss

http://www.starkey.com/hearing-loss-simulator

Q: How loud is too loud? When does it become dangerous? Google it!

 

Physically handicapped people

  • too small or too big hands for keyboard
  • a shakiness
  • a paralysis
  • a loss of limbs

http://www.hawking.org.uk/the-computer.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UErbwiJH1dI

 

Learning disabilities

  • dyslexia, dysgrafia, dyscalculia

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