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Diagnostic Evaluation - In the following I will be describing a wide range of technologies used by a person with special or particular needs.

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Diagnostic Evaluation In the following I will be describing a wide range of technologies used by a person with special or particular needs. While I was carrying out my research for this project I came across my old school librarian. His name is Robert Maddox and he is he has a physical disability in which he cant walk. The special technology he has is an electronic wheelchair, which he can travel around the library. He has been disabled for nearly six years. The reason that caused his disability was a car accident, which was very horrid and terrifying. He was paralysed for life and it was a very tragic accident. ...read more.

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Limited Mobility ICT can offer an electronic wheelchair so they can move around more easily. Learning Difficulties ICT can offer an electronic translator or a special needs assistant. Language Difficulties ICT can offer a spelling or grammar checker. Also a special needs assistant Multiple Disabilities ICT can offer e.g. an artificial limb and electronic wheelchair. This is an example of a number of disabilities, which is called multiple disabilities. There is a variety of standard technology for people with Special/Particular needs. For people who are maybe deaf there is vibrate alert phones, this would help because deaf people wont hear the phone ring and therefore find out if its ringing or not. ...read more.

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There is incoming speech amplifiers and induction loops. There is speech synthesisers and voice recognition systems. There is Environmental control systems. There are also automatic doors for people who have difficulties opening doors. There are special keyboards for manual disability; this is helpful because it is easier for people with limited mobility. Overall I have found out there are many ways in which ICT has offered special needs for people not so lucky as us. There is a wide range of standard and special technologies for the not so fortunate almost all around the world. The technologies available are very well designed and could not have been done without the use of ICT. These technologies are well adapted to the unfortunate's particular needs and are an important key for and improved quality of life for them. ...read more.

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