Assistive technology in us higher education: The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater experience

  • John D. Truesdale
  • Connie Wiersma
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 860)


The advent of the personal computer age has significant implications for the lives of individuals who happen to have disabilities. It also has significant implications for the system of service delivery of computers and other assistive technology. New paradigms of service delivery may be needed to take full advantage of the power of technology systems. It is suggested that the introduction, training and use of computers is most effective when it is part of a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary team approach and based on the philosophies of human development and independent living.


Service Delivery Assistive Technology Laser Printer Screen Reading States High Education 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • John D. Truesdale
    • 1
  • Connie Wiersma
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Wisconsin-WhitewaterUSA

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