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Bausch, Margaret E.; Mittler, Joel E.; Hasselbring, Ted S.; Cross, Donald P. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2005
On October 25, 2004, President Bush signed into law the reauthorization of the Assistive Technology Act (AT Act). The new law provides a far more optimistic future for assistive technology (AT) and modifies the primary purpose of the previous law. The new AT Act provides "birth to death" legislation and is fundamentally different from…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Assistive Technology, Disabilities, Eligibility
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Wong, Marika A. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1997
Discusses the use of the Internet for increased self-advocacy by persons with physical impairments. Current legislation relating to access and technology and technology's role in increasing independence are also addressed. Profiles are provided of people using the Internet for advocacy and projects encouraging adaptive technology and…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Advocacy, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Federal Legislation