Any adaptive or assistive device that enables people to perform tasks that they formerly could not accomplish.
Glossary of Terms
Irritation of the median nerve that causes tingling and numbness of the thumb, index, and the middle fingers.
Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) is a live in-person captioning service where the spoken word is shown in real time on a monitor or screen.
Ergonomics is the science of work.
A method of learning where students consume educational content on their own schedule and pace and then attend ‘classes’ either in person or online for further discussion and engagement with peers.
A process in which an individual’s workplace needs are reviewed one-on-one to determine the best assistive technology.
The application process that would enable a qualified individual with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunities.
There are variety types of sign language to meet the deaf and hard of hearing employees’ expectation of their own language preferences.
A notetaker summarizes the important information for readers.
The concept of developing an environment that is readily available and useable by anyone, including but not limited to individuals with disabilities. An environment can include a website, office, classroom, or online learning venue.