Self-Advocacy Online: Research and Development to Bridge the Digital Divide

Description

Develops a model for making Web sites accessible for people with intellectual and related cognitive disabilities, and launches an educational and networking Web site for teens and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities targeted at those who participate in organized self-advocacy groups.

Contact
Jerry W Smith
Director
Jerry W Smith
Website
selfadvocacyonline.org
Past funder
MacArthur Foundation
Funder
National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Collaborators
Self-Advocates Minnesota
HASTAC Initiative, MacArthur Foundation

Staff

Clifford L Poetz :: Community Liaison


Mark R Olson :: Project Coordinator


Staff

John D Westerman :: Info Tech Prof


Staff

Shawn C Lawler :: Web UI Developer


Jerry W Smith :: Marketing and Business Development Manager


John G Smith :: Coordinator


Staff

Connie J Burkhart :: Graphic Designer


Topics

  • Community life
    • Civil rights
      • Community supports and services
        • Friendships and social relationships
          • Person-centered planning and practices
            • Quality outcomes
              • Self-advocacy and self-determination
                • Social inclusion
                • Health and safety
                  • Health and wellness
                  • Housing and residential services
                    • Community group residential
                      • Consumer/self-directed services
                        • Family supports/in-home services
                          • Housing access
                          • Specific life stage
                            • Adolescents and young adults
                              • Adults

                              Activities

                              • Dissemination
                                • Outreach