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For almost two decades the Institute on Communication and Inclusion has been giving a voice and a means to communicate to people with disabilities who may have otherwise been living in silence or isolation. The Institute on Communication and Inclusion (ICI) conducts research and promotes support for people with disabilities to communicate in schools and society. Formerly, the Facilitated Communication Institute, the new name, the Institute on Communication and Inclusion , represents a broadened focus developed over the past 20 years, reflecting lines of research, training and public dissemination that focus on school and community inclusion, narratives of disability and ability, and disability rights. Its initiatives stress the important relationship of communication to inclusion. Save the Date for the 2013 Summer Institute: Connection, Communication, and Creativity
In 2011 DEAL Communication Centre was renamed the Anne McDonald Centre, and its website was relaunched as www.annemcdonaldcentre.org.au. What the Anne McDonald Centre does The Anne McDonald Centre provides assessment and therapy for people -- any age, any diagnosis --with little or no functional speech. If clients' speech needs augmentation, we find communication aids they can use. Then we teach these clients and their support teams how to use their new voices.
The Trace Center's training mission is to increase the number and level of expertise of people working to make mainstream information and communication technologies more accessible and usable for people with disabilities and elders. The Trace Center is part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, College of Engineering, and offers the following educational opportunities: Experience Lab A one-hour lab, developed and instructed by Trace Center staff, is included annually in the freshman pre-engineering course, InterEgr 160 .
The Product Design Ideas Browser is a reference tool that focuses on design strategies used to address the Telecom Act Accessibility Guidelines. Select an item from the list of Accessibility Guidelines in the navigation pane to find ideas and strategies that will be helpful in the design of more accessible and usable products. Please Note: The strategies and techniques found under each guideline heading in this browser are ideas for addressing the Telecom Guidelines.
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Conference Learn about the Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference. More about Conference About Find out more about the Center on Disabilities.