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Open source assistive technology software for education

Judge, Simon and Lee, Steve (2005) Open source assistive technology software for education. In: FLOSSIE 2005, 14th - 15th July 2005, Bolton, UK.

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Steve Lee and Simon Judge described their work on OATS. Steve is a MIS programmer at Exeter Further Education College, while Simon works on Assistive Technology for the NHS. The OATS project

Together, they explained why useful Assistive Technology (AT) is much more likely to be developed within a FLOSS environment, although for obvious reasons most AT software is currently developed for Windows.

The OATS project brings FLOSS and AT together by enabling users, clinicians, academics and developers to collaborate.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2005 Judge & Lee.
Keywords: open source software assistive technology education
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Health and Related Research (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Mr Simon Judge
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2010 11:43
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 16:59
Published Version: http://schoolforge.org.uk/index.php/FLOSSIE_2005_R...
Status: Published
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/10296

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