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Center for Accessible Technology records, 1985-1998.
BANC MSS 99/185 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Center for Accessible Technology records, 1985-1998

Creator/Contributor:

Center for Accessible Technology (Berkeley, Calif.), creator

Creator/Contributor:

Brand, Jacquelyn.

Abstract:

Consists of a small amount of organizational records, including mission statements, annual reports, board meeting minutes, correspondence, funding proposals, press clippings, and publications and other printed materials from programs and events.

Date:

1985 (issued)

Subject:

Computers and people with disabilities
Children with disabilities -- Education
Special education -- Computer-assisted instruction
Computerized self-help devices for people with disabilities

Note:

Forms part of: Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement collection.
PARTIALLY RESTRICTED COLLECTION: Box 2 contains a tee-shirt that is available for viewing only by permission of the appropriate curator; a photocopy of the image on it has been placed in Box 1. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Videocassette transferred to the AV collection of The Bancroft Library (Motion Picture 848 D).
Related collection: Alliance for Technology Access records (BANC MSS 99/248 c)
The Disabled Children's Computer Group (DCCG) was founded in Berkeley, Calif. in 1983 by a group of parents, led by Jacquelyn Brand, with professionals and software developers to provide technology support for children and adults with disabilties. In 1994, DCCG changed its name to the Center for Accessible Technology. Brand is also known for her role in founding the National Special Education Alliance Foundation in 1989, which became the Foundation for Technology Access in 1994, operating under the name: Alliance for Technology Access (ATA).

Type:

Minutes.
Clippings.
Press releases
Reports.

Physical Description:

print
2 boxes (.4 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 99/185 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

PARTIALLY RESTRICTED COLLECTION: Box 2 contains a tee-shirt that is available for viewing only by permission of the appropriate curator; a photocopy of the image on it has been placed in Box 1. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.