publication . Thesis . 1996

Adaptive information systems: portals to employment, targeting the physically and mentally challenged

Busch, Gregory C.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 1996
  • Publisher: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Abstract
This thesis assesses and provides a critical evaluation of reasonable accommodations in the telecommunications and information systems technologies for people with disabilities at the Naval Postgraduate School. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 established a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability. As barriers to access are removed, more people with disabilities are taking their rightful place as contributing members of society. This research has provided an assessment of the Naval Postgraduate School's compliance with the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities act in providing reasonable accommodations. Area...
Subjects
free text keywords: Assistive technology services, Assistive technology devices, Reasonable accommodations, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
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