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New Production and Delivery System for Pupils with Disabilities in Austria as Chance for Higher Quality Output

  • Reinhard Ruemer
  • Klaus Miesenberger
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6179)

Abstract

The educational sector is a very diverse field when it comes to the type of content that is being used in the teaching of school pupils. To make these documents accessible and usable needs much more work than just to create a structured document that is readable and navigable for blind and visually impaired pupils. Often, exercise types especially in the first few grades at school very much rely on visual activities for example colour matching, naming of things etc. To make these types of exercises accessible additional work needs to be done. In the last years we have improved the production process of schoolbooks inasmuch as we were able to provide a solid basic accessibility now on which special education teachers can now work on the adaptation of specific exercise types like the above mentioned.

Keywords

documents processing OCR service provision workflow metadata print disabled persons accessible publishing ebooks 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reinhard Ruemer
    • 1
  • Klaus Miesenberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute Integriert StudierenJohannes Kepler UniversitätLinzAustria

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