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Cloud Computing & Learning Disabilities At  CSUN 2011 By  Shilpi Kapoor,  BarrierBreak Technologies
Challenges of LD <ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Language Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Math...
Tools for LD <ul><li>Reading Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Speech Synthesizers/ Screen Readers </li></ul><ul><li>Word Prediction...
Problem as we see it… <ul><li>Too many tools </li></ul><ul><li>Too many different concepts to learn </li></ul><ul><li>Diff...
Cloud is the answer…  <ul><li>One login </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple tools in one </li></ul><ul><li>Customization settings s...
Web Assist Toolbar
Web Assist Features <ul><li>Speech  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Point and Read </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read Page </li></ul></...
Page Customization Features <ul><li>Zoom In / Out </li></ul><ul><li>Linear or Columnar View </li></ul><ul><li>Disable CSS ...
Additional Web Assist Features <ul><li>Speech  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple speech synthesizers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Environments for Web Assist <ul><li>Plugin for browsers </li></ul><ul><li>Will be extended as a software as a service for ...
Let Technology be Inclusive!  Visual Hearing Mobility Learning Elderly Accessible Web Development POUR Accessibility Testi...
Where to contact me? <ul><li>email: shilpi@barrierbreak.com </li></ul><ul><li>office: +91-22-2686 0485/6 </li></ul><ul><li...
Thank you for listening <ul><li>Any Suggestions  </li></ul><ul><li>or  </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations? </li></ul>
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Cloud Computing & Learning Disabilities

  1. 1. Cloud Computing & Learning Disabilities At CSUN 2011 By Shilpi Kapoor, BarrierBreak Technologies
  2. 2. Challenges of LD <ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Language Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Math In addition, might face Visual Challenges. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tools for LD <ul><li>Reading Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Speech Synthesizers/ Screen Readers </li></ul><ul><li>Word Prediction Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Proof reading programs </li></ul><ul><li>Abbreviation expanders </li></ul><ul><li>Symbol learning tools </li></ul><ul><li>And these are just a few.. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Problem as we see it… <ul><li>Too many tools </li></ul><ul><li>Too many different concepts to learn </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to keep adjusting to different environments </li></ul><ul><li>Setting up customization </li></ul><ul><li>Needs change over a period </li></ul>
  5. 5. Cloud is the answer… <ul><li>One login </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple tools in one </li></ul><ul><li>Customization settings stored in the cloud </li></ul><ul><li>Can be extended as per user requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Can be extended beyond the browsing experience </li></ul>
  6. 6. Web Assist Toolbar
  7. 7. Web Assist Features <ul><li>Speech </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Point and Read </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read Page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read Paragraph </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jump Headings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prediction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Word Prediction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Synonyms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thesaurus </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Symbols </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Point and See </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Page in Symbols </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Page Customization Features <ul><li>Zoom In / Out </li></ul><ul><li>Linear or Columnar View </li></ul><ul><li>Disable CSS / User Style Sheets </li></ul>
  9. 9. Additional Web Assist Features <ul><li>Speech </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple speech synthesizers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dictionaries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create or Share User Dictionary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide Topic Specific Dictionaries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Symbols </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create or Share User Libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide Topic Specific Dictionaries </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Environments for Web Assist <ul><li>Plugin for browsers </li></ul><ul><li>Will be extended as a software as a service for Windows and Mobile Environments </li></ul>
  11. 11. Let Technology be Inclusive! Visual Hearing Mobility Learning Elderly Accessible Web Development POUR Accessibility Testing Accessible PDF Conversion Digital Talking Book Conversion
  12. 12. Where to contact me? <ul><li>email: shilpi@barrierbreak.com </li></ul><ul><li>office: +91-22-2686 0485/6 </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with me at: </li></ul><ul><li>Shilpi_Kapoor </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank you for listening <ul><li>Any Suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations? </li></ul>

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