Tablet PC Makes Classroom Accessible

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Jennifer Ring, a class facilitator at the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation, who used voice recognition software on HP’s tablet PC to provide real-time dictation to her hearing-impaired students.

This technology is absolutely amazing, and I can not express enough appreciation to HP for this opportunity. Thank you!

HP offers a program to assist people with disabilities and limitations due to aging.

Kudos!

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Robert Heiny
Robert W. Heiny, Ph.D. is a retired professor, social scientist, and business partner with previous academic appointments as a public school classroom teacher, senior faculty, or senior research member, and administrator. Appointments included at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Peabody College and the Kennedy Center now of Vanderbilt University; and Brandeis University. Dr. Heiny also served as Director of the Montana Center on Disabilities. His peer reviewed contributions to education include publication in [I]The Encyclopedia of Education [/I](1971), and in professional journals and conferences. He served s an expert reviewer of proposals to USOE, and on a team that wrote plans for 12 state-wide and multistate special education and preschools programs. He currently writes user guides for educators and learners as well as columns for [I]TuxReports[/I].com.