Journal on Technology & Persons with Disabilities Volume 1



This collection houses Volume 1 of the Journal on Technology & Persons with Disabilities published by the CSUN Center on Disabilities. 2014 marks the first year of the journal, which gathers the best papers from the 28th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference , held in San Diego, California in 2013.

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  • Tekin, Ender; Vasquez, David; Coughlan, James M. (California State University, Northridge, 2014-06)
    We describe a new smartphone app called BLaDE (Barcode Localization and Decoding Engine), designed to enable a blind or visually impaired user to find and read product barcodes. Developed at The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research ...
  • Duerstock, Bradley S.; Dunstun, Phillip; Hilliard, Lisa; Mankey, Chris; McGlothlin, James (California State University, Northridge, 2014-06)
    Accessibility of biomedical and chemistry laboratories is essential to enable students and scientists with physical disabilities to actively participate in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educational, ...
  • Hart-Davidson, William; Jackson, James E.; Swierenga, Sarah J. (California State University, Northridge, 2014-06)
    Kurzweil 3000 is an assistive technology designed for individuals with learning disabilities, especially dyslexia. While this technology has existed for years and has been widely employed by college disability resource ...
  • Chmiliar, Linda (California State University, Northridge, 2014-06)
    Preschool children learn through exploration of their environment, and a review of the research literature has revealed that learning can be enhanced through exploration that also includes the use of digital technologies. ...
  • Miele, Joshua; Lawrence, Megan M.; Crandall, William (California State University, Northridge, 2014-06)
    People with visual disabilities are at a clear disadvantage for using printed labels, signs, and other visual cues to aid independent travel. Remote Audible Infrared Signage (RIAS) has been shown to be effective in providing ...