Center on Disabilities



This community houses documents pertaining to CSUN's Center on Disabilities. Included are collections of scholarship published by the Journal on Technology & Persons with Disabilities , and the proceedings of the International Conference on Assistive Technology and Persons with Disabilities .


The Center on Disabilities is committed to the vision of an inclusive society where persons of all abilities have the chance to achieve their goals and experience success. Through excellent training and research, we nurture learning and innovation to improve the world for people with disabilities.

The center sponsors assistive technology training programs to expand the awareness of professionals and introduce newcomers to the disability field, and hosts the largest international conference focused on the field of assistive technology.


Works in CSUN ScholarWorks are made available exclusively for educational purposes such as research or instruction. Literary rights, including copyright for published works held by the creator(s) or their heirs, or other third parties may apply. All rights are reserved unless otherwise indicated by the copyright owner(s).

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Recent Submissions

  • Hu, Feng; Tsering, Norbu; Tang, Hao; Zhu, Zhigang (California State University, Northridge., 2016)
    An indoor localization system offers a significant assistance to the visually impaired in their daily lives by helping them localize themselves and further navigate an indoor environment. RGB-D sensor (e.g. Google Tango ...
  • Ka, Hyun W.; Ravishankar, Satish (California State University, Northridge., 2016)
    We developed and evaluated a BLE-based indoor location awareness system called Smart Signage to provide blind and visually impaired people with better accessibility to the built environment. The Smart Signage system consists ...
  • Kushalnagar, Raja S.; Tart, Jenna A. (California State University, Northridge., 2016)
    Before the invention of the telecommunication relay services (TRS), Deaf Americans who wanted to use public communication systems, such as the telephone network, faced issues of confidentiality and inconvenience because ...
  • Miesenberger, Klaus; Argueta, Angelica; Santiago, Julia; Chagnon, Bevi (California State University, Northridge., 2016)
  • Visone, Ciro; Wild, Michelle (California State University, Northridge., 2016)
    Cognitive fatigue is the decrease in alerting and orienting, with an overall drop in executive function and attention on any given task (Holtzer et al. 108). It has been found to affect 73% of individuals with brain injury ...