March 23, 2011
Klaus Miesenberger is 2011 Catalyst Award Winner
The Trace Center presented the 2011 Harry J. Murphy Catalyst Award to Klaus Miesenberger on March 15, 2011 at the opening session of CSUN's 26th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, in San Diego, California. Dr. Miesenberger is professor of Human-Computer Interaction for People with Disabilities at the University of Linz, Austria. Professor Miesenberger is a classic catalyst, helping others to achieve - both directly and through the many organizations, programs, and new leaders he has helped create. Read more ...
Posted at 5:12 PM on March 23, 2011.
Focus Group Participants Wanted
The RERC on Telecommunication Access will be conducting focus group discussions via conference call in the spring of 2011. All of these discussions will gather consumers' opinions and recommendations regarding what we are calling "telecollaboration," or conference calls that are supported by shared media or other online support for the call. These may be group meetings or webinars.
There will be four Focus Groups - each on a different major disability group and a group that develops telecollaboration software. Flyers with more information are available for download:
- Combination Hearing and Vision Disability Focus Group: (PDF) (DOC)
- Speech Disability Focus Group: (PDF) (DOC)
- Upper Limb Physical Disability Focus Group: (PDF) (DOC)
- Telecollaboration System Developer Focus Group: (PDF) (DOC)
Posted at 4:32 PM on March 23, 2011.