Re: monitor refresh rates & epilepsy


Subject: Re: monitor refresh rates & epilepsy
From: miriam clinton (iriXx) (iriXx@iriXx.org)
Date: Mon Jan 17 2005 - 22:04:02 EST


hi Elizabeth, and thank you. its really interesting to know about your
work - i believe i talked to you about speech to text translators also
at one stage?...

i'm also dyslexic and as my 2nd line of work is graphic designer, i've
been working lately on accessibility in websites. dyslexia.com is very
interesting as one can customize the screen, text, colors and text
only/graphical mode, its quite an interesting model, even if its not so
pretty to look at.

anyhow i digress... yes, 21in. flat panels would be lovely.. i'll have
to count my pennies and save for one of those... any flat-panel would be
fantastic. i find i can work at my crappy old Vaio laptop with no
problem, simply because it is LCD rather than CRT...

i'd also be interested to hear about your other work in the adaptive
technology lab, accessibility in technology, as you can gather, is
pretty much a focus of mine at present.

best,
mC~

Elizabeth Hinkle wrote:

>BTW - I run the adaptive technology lab at University of North Texas -
>for persons
>with disabilities including epilepsy.
>
>It has been found that the flat panel displays virtually eliminate the
>seizure
>problem - and actually the larger the better. We currently have 21-inch
>Viewsonic
>flat panel displays in our lab - they run about $950. If you can afford
>one, it
>may help you out.
>
>Sincerely,
>
>Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner
>
>
>Dr. Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner
>Student Computing Services Manager
>UNT Computing Center
>ISB 129 940-565-4808 ehinkle@unt.edu
>
>
>
>

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