Universal design, e-books and learning

Entangled With Books: Two Moments In the Evolution of Accessibility and the Notion of Universal Design

This thesis from Canada is written by Shawn Graham who has muscular dystrophy.  He tracks some of the history of the written word and compares old technologies with new technology, and discusses how progress allows students with disabilities to undertake post-secondary school education. It is a little wordy but the message is clear that the latest technology, such as Notational Velocity, make study possible and that improvements will continue.

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