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Jan 27, 2017
Vision Ergonomics

http://www.tsbvi.edu/instructional-resources/3656-vision-ergonomics

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers tips to consider when optimizing a low vision student’s visual performance in classroom settings.

Source: TSBVI

Nov 01, 2014
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society: Extra-Ordinary Ergonomics: How to Accommodate Small and Big Persons, The Disabled and Elderly, Expectant Mothers, and Children

http://www.hfes.org/publications/ProductDetail.aspx?ProductID=68

Underscoring the need for extraordinary ergonomics, the book illustrates various approaches to measuring the characteristics, capabilities, and limitations of those who differ from the norm. Be advised there is a cost if you decide to purchase this publication.

Source: HFES

Nov 01, 2014
Ergonomics in the Classroom: Position for Learning

http://www.gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/images/3/37/IDEAS_2013_Ergonomics_-_Position_for_Learning.pdf

Promoting full inclusion in educational environments often includes knocking down simple physical barriers by building up everyone's skills and knowledge of the principles of ergonomics and understanding of assistive technology solutions.

Source: GA Tech

Nov 01, 2014
The Toolbox: Agricultural Tools, Equipment, Machinery & Buildings for Farmers and Ranchers with Physical Disabilities

http://www.agrability.org/toolbox/

The Toolbox: Agricultural Tools, Equipment, Machinery & Buildings for Farmers and Ranchers with Physical Disabilities is a resource that contains assistive technology solutions for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities.

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