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Re: Web design for learning disability

From: Info at ATutor <info@atutor.ca>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 10:55:00 -0500
Message-ID: <3FC4CCD4.4010104@atutor.ca>
To: Caroline Lambie <Caroline.Lambie@mencap.org.uk>, w3c-wai-ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Hello Caroline
You may want to look at ATutor. It was developed by the Learning 
Disabilties Resource Community as an adaptive learning environment that 
could be configured to the strengths and weaknesses of each learner.



Caroline Lambie wrote:

>Hi all
>I am giving a talk to the British Computer Society's web publishing
>group on publishing on the web for people with learning disabilities.
>I have found a lot of good resources on the web, but was wondering if
>anyone had any other recommendations for good reading, or examples of
>good websites which are designed specifically for people with learning
>disabilities which I could demonstrate.
>I am also particularly interested in the use of sound.
>We have developed our sound pages using flash sound files. 
>We are mid development with a new section - which is not really working
>http://www.mencap.org.uk/Test/mnis_with_sound/health.html using dhtml
>and flash, but it is too jerky!
>Anyway, if anyone has any suggestions for any of the above, I would be
>very grateful
>Caroline Lambie
>Web Communications Manager
>020 7696 6022
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