Assistive Technology Program
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Ensuring Equal Access Through the Appropriate Use of Information Technology.

A service provided by the Office of the Chief Information Officer.

U.S. Department of Education

The OCIO's Assistive Technology Team provides support services to ED managers and supervisors in determining how technology can be used to meet the reasonable accommodation needs of employees with disabilities and assists with implementation.

Custom Ed User Accommodations

The Assistive Technology Team provides recommendations ensuring equal access to information, systems, and technologies; allowing increased productivity in an efficient and cost effective manner.

Requirements for Accessible Software Design

This document contains the minimum accessibility requirements software applications must meet in order to be used by all Department employees and customers. These requirements are offered to demonstrate the accessibility needs that must be considered when designing and developing software for ED.

The requirements are located at URL:

Demonstration Center

The Assistive Technology Demonstration Center showcases various assistive technologies:

The Assistive Technology Center is located at:
400 Maryland Ave. SW.
Room 1W116
Washington, D.C. 20202

Assistive Technology Team:

Chris Creamer, Team Leader

Don Barrett
Teresa Mills
Rick Gottschalk

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Last Modified: 03/06/2009