Internet and Disability Related Resources


Below you will find resources and links to resources on policies related to the Internet and people with disabilties and specal needs. This is not an a comprehensive listing but rather a list of resources that do keep abreast of these situations and it is also a liting of resources by our membership that addresses specific needs and projects related to this chapter and its mission. If you know of resources or have made a presentation or written a paper on this subject and would like to have it listed here, please contact Michael Burks at to have it placed on this page.


US Resources

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Pioneer Emergency Medical Alarm Systems can help disabled clients at home phone for help without ever reaching for a phone. 

ISOC Resources

The Disability Nexus Wiki is located at: tiki-index.php?page=Disability

Internet Accessibility – What can chapters do?

Accessibility Resources

AndroidSMSpeaker V2.0.1
Ever wish your Android device could read your SMS messages out to you? Then SMSpeaker is for you!

The ATHEN Wiki
Provides a centralized resource for information about technology accessibility in higher education.

Cynthia Says Portal Tester
The HiSoftware CynthiaSays portal is a joint Education and Outreach project of HiSoftware, ICDRI, and the Internet Society Disability and Special Needs Chapter. 

Functional Accessibility Evaluator 1.0
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

An Excellent Resource for Books in Accessible Format

The Wave Accessibility Toolbar
WAVE is a free web accessibility evaluation tool provided by WebAIM

Save thousands of Dollars on the purchase of your next Speech Generation Device (SGD)!
Follow this link to find out how to build your own Speech Generation Device!

Policy Resources

SmartWritingService – research paper service can be useful in writing research papers in university and college.

Cynthia Waddell’s Home Page