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Delivering on the Promise of Plato's Academy: Educational Accessibility for the 21st Century
Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology
  • Michele G. Wheatly, Ph.D., Wright State University - Main Campus
  • John M. Flach, Wright State University - Main Campus
  • Clark Shingledecker, Wright State University - Main Campus
  • Forouzan Golshani, Wright State University - Main Campus
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2010
Abstract
Purpose: This special volume is dedicated to eight updated and expanded communications selected from 33 refereed papers presented at the inaugural international conference on Technology-based Learning with Disability (LWD-07) which took place on July 19-20, 2007 at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.Methods: Approximately 140 researchers and practitioners attended LWD-07 representing a cross-section of K-12 and higher education, pure and applied research, disability-related industry and rehabilitation agencies with common interests in facilitating educational attainment for people with all types of disabilities through use of technology.Results: The communications selected for publication are representative of the breadth of interest at the nexus of disability, assistive technology, and the pedagogy of individualized learning.Conclusions: Access to education is a key component for quality of life and rehabilitation of any individual with a disability.
DOI
10.3109/17483100903387176
Citation Information
Michele G. Wheatly, John M. Flach, Clark Shingledecker and Forouzan Golshani. "Delivering on the Promise of Plato's Academy: Educational Accessibility for the 21st Century" Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology Vol. 5 Iss. 2 (2010) p. 79 - 82 ISSN: 17483107
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/john_flach/106/