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From: david poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 07:09:31 -0400
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Johnnie Apple Seed

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Prof Norm Coombs" <nrcgsh@RIT.EDU>
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2004 4:38 PM
Subject: Building Ramps Instead of Creating Barriers

Building Ramps Instead of Creating Barriers

EASI's two online month-long, instructor-led courses starting September 6
will assist you with your goal of providing a level learning space for your
students with disabilities.  EASI's courses have reached over 5,000 people
in more than 40 countries since 1993.

Barrier-free Information Technology is based on the statement by the Office
for Civil Rights of the Department of Education that providing support for
the technology needs of students with disabilities is a campus-wide
obligation.  It requires a campus-wide commitment.  This course will
provide the background to guide you in reaching the goal of providing an
accessible Information technology system:

Learning Disabilities and Accessible Information Technology deals with the
largest and fastest-growing segment of the disability student population.
Students with various types of LD benefit from time and work management,
but they also can benefit from the integration of specialized adaptive
computer technology into their study:

See information about the Certificate in Accessible Information Technology:

                EASI's August, month-long online courses:
Beginner Barrier-free Web Design: http://easi.cc/workshops/easiweb.htm
Advanced Barrier-free Web Design http://easi.cc/workshops/advwbsyl.htm
(a package of five courses will earn the Certificate in Accessible
Information Technology)

                                        Norman Coombs, Ph.D.
CEO EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information)
22196 Caminito Tasquillo
        Laguna Hills CA 92653
home: (949)  855-4852
        Cell: (949) 922-5992
E-mail: nrcgsh@rit.edu
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