accessibility

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accessibility

Hardware and software technologies that help visually or physically impaired people to use the computer. For example, the Accessibility Options control panel in Windows provides keyboard, mouse and screen options for people who have difficulty typing or seeing the screen. See assistive technology.

Accessibility

1. Refers to items and conditions specified in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that provide access for physically handicapped persons.
2.
The provision of access to and through a building or site for physically impaired individuals.
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The offices were moved to what is now Shepard Municipal Building on High Street because the town did not want to expend the estimated $50,000 top $100,000 to make Town Hall handicapped-accessible.
Town meeting voters last month passed a question asking the town to make its offices handicapped-accessible.
The van, which is handicapped-accessible, picked up almost 1,000 patients and then returned them home after treatment.
Department of Education recently tested the THINQ TrainingServer LMS during a contract bidding process and deemed it handicapped-accessible "right out of the box.
This includes making the building handicapped-accessible, adding elevators and increasing parking.
The conservancy is also adding a handicapped-accessible portable toilet in an unobtrusive wooden shell.
The first phase of reconstruction must include the installation of handicapped-accessible amenities, such as ramps and bathrooms, removal of any hazardous materials, upgrades to match new seismic codes and other modern building codes, said Lantis.
Chris Wright's new home won't only be handicapped-accessible, it will be handicapped-built.