I would suggest a patch board (some people use additional aides such as
roller mice, that need power). A variety of keyboards, mice etc might be
nice (one place where I worked, we acted as a center for all employees and
members of the public who could come and try out the kit to see if it would
Rather than having a wheelchair accessible desk (or additionally) you might
consider an adjustable height desk - some people prefer to stand as they
find sitting/standing transits difficult or time-consuming.
If you have historic documents or photographs, I'd suggest a CCTV system -
these are brilliant and allow great magnification, colour shifts (so that
people can see in the spectrum they can see), etc.
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On Tue, 4 Dec 2018 at 15:09, John Klima <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> We are investigating options for ADA access public computers. We have one
> wheelchair-accessible machine set up with Zoom Text on a large monitor
> which works ok but doesn't get a lot of use. We don't have any options on
> our OPACs. We have one gentleman who uses a large magnifying glass to use
> our OPACs and he gets irate if you try to suggest he use the ADA machine.
> What sort of creative solutions do you all use?
> John Klima
> Assistant Director
> Waukesha Public Library
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