Journal on Technology & Persons with Disabilities



This community houses the volumes of the Journal on Technology & Persons with Disabilities published by the CSUN Center on Disabilities. 2013 marks the first year of the journal, which gathers the best papers from the Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference .


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  • Pervaiz, Mansoor; Patel, Rupal (California State University, Northridge, 2015)
    Individuals with neuromotor speech disorders due to conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson Disease and Cerebral Palsy have soft and slurred speech. These individuals require intervention to increase vocal loudness ...
  • Hewett, Rachel (California State University, Northridge., 2015)
    Survey data shows that people with vision impairment are less likely to be in employment than the general population. This is particularly true for younger people, with secondary data analysis suggesting that 42.8% of those ...
  • Kamayou, Franck; Granz, Heather; Tuccar, Merve; Purushe, Shweta; Grinstein, Georges; Paciello, Mike; Coleman, Graeme W. (California State University, Northridge., 2015)
    Visualization tools provide authors with the ability to present large amounts of data in a way that allows the user to gain understanding of the data through a simple glance. This strategy, while useful to the sighted ...
  • Valentin, Giancarlo; Freil, Larry; Alcaidinho, Joelle; Zuerndorfer, Jay; Mason, Celeste; Jackson, Melody M. (California State University, Northridge., 2015)
    We present a study of a wearable alert system for mobility-assistance dogs. Our focus in this study is on assessing sensor and dog activation reliability for the purpose of understanding both system and dog training ...
  • Alam, Shahinur; Anam, Iftekhar; Yeasin, Mohammed (California State University, Northridge., 2015)
    A system capable of detection and localization of objects of interest (OI) in a semi-structured environment will enhance the quality of life of people who are blind or visually impaired. Towards building such a system, ...