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OMA and Disability Community Involvement

Through our partnership with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™, The Ontario Medical Association is taking part in a Disability Community Involvement Initiative launched in association with leading advocacy groups for the disabled.

eSSENTIAL Accessibility provides enhanced communication support for people who have trouble reading, typing or moving a mouse. 

Keyboard and mouse replacement solutions include a webcam-based hands-free movement tracking system, a page reader, predictive typing and other customizable options.

eSSENTIAL Accessibility tools can be used on a standard PC by anyone with dexterity challenges or reading difficulties arising from a variety of conditions, including:

  • Stroke/paralysis
  • Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Age-related factors
  • Mild visual impairment
  • Limited proficiency in English
  • Literary deficiencies
  • Dyslexia
  • Other learning issues

Click here to visit the eSSENTIAL Accessibility website and download the software solution free of charge.

 

Published on: 4/17/2012 8:52 AM
Printed on: 04/25/2014 02:08 AM
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