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Rsources and information related the Assistive Technology field, Open Source and other OATS related topics.
Useful guides on using assistive technology within the education context.
A project aired at the recent World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)in Tunis aims to allow thousands of children in the Third World to own a PC.
Drake Music works with disabled musicians to explore, compose, and perform music. Using technology in innovative ways we foster creativity, nurture talent, develop new skills and bring together disabled and non-disabled artists. We provide previously unimagined access to music.
The Open Source Academy (OSA) aims to "encourage the use of Open Source Software by local authorities through knowledge sharing and practical advice." It has some useful resources for people wishing to implement open source applications within local authorites and includes and interesting case-study page.
"Schoolforge-UK's mission is to bring together individuals and organisations that advocate, use, and develop open resources for UK schools and colleges." SchoolForge is the main 'hub' for open source development within the education sector in the UK.
SKILL is an organisation setup to support students with disabilities in further and higher education. In addition there is a network of support through access centres.
Becta is a UK agency which supports all four UK education departments in their strategic ICT developments.
Clare Folkes has written some guides on Linux accessibility features. These are useful if you are trying to setup a PC with Linux and want to use some of the inbuilt accessibility options.
Firefox is a free and innovative web browser, this table lists what Assistive Technology software works with Firefox (and it's email friend Thunderbird).