Implementation of Effective Assistive Technology Solutions for Individuals With Disabilities in Corporation of National and Community Service ProgramsBy Lin, Sue Chien-shy; Sotnik, Paula; RESNA 27th International Annual Conference 2004: Technology & Disability: Research, Design, Practice, & Policy,
Publication Date: 2004
Paper outlines the efforts of the National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP), which is a national training and technical assistance provider that aims to facilitate the participation of people with disabilities in the Corporation of National and Community Service. The NSIP has recognized that providing appropriate assistive technology accommodations for people with disabilities is an element of a successful volunteering experience. The NSIP provides training sessions throughout the United States to various informatory sessions, with titles that include: (1) Introduction to Access and Accommodation, (2) Accommodations and Assistive Technology for Seniors and Volunteers with Disabilities, (3) Universal Design in National and Community Service Programs, (4) No-Tech, Low-Tech, and High-Tech Assistive Technology, and (5) Universal Design in Service Learning Projects. The NSIP is a cooperative agreement between the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, the Corporation for National and Community Service, and the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts in Boston.
Published by: Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) (Website:http://www.resna.org)