NCSET Information Brief: Bridging the Digital Divide in Postsecondary Education: Technology Access for Youth with Disabilities
Part of the NCSET Information Brief series.
- Sheryl Burgstahler
A brief outlining the challenges youth with disabilities face in gaining access to technology, and providing specific recommendations for achieving greater technology access. Computer access has the potential to help people with disabilities complete coursework independently, participate in class discussions, communicate with peers and mentors, access distance learning courses, participate in high tech careers, and lead self-determined lives. This brief was designed for secondary and postsecondary educators and administrators, employers, individuals with disabilities, and parents.
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- December 2002
- Volume 1, Number 2
- National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)
- Education practices (K12 and transition)
- Transition planning
- Youth development and leadership
- Specific life stage
- Adolescents and young adults