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2015

Software Shortcuts

Introduction to NaturallySpeaking Voice Automation

Five Counterintuitive “Rules” for Squeezing the Best Performance from NaturallySpeaking

Macro Solutions for Voice-enabling a Java Application

Macros to Annotate PDFs by Voice and Keyboard

Macro to Drag the Mouse by Dwelling on Start and End Positions

Laundry Rake for an Employee with Restricted Shoulder Mobility and Strength

A Recorder Builder's Odyssey


2014

A Recorder Builder's Odyssey


2013

A Recorder Builder's Odyssey

Pushing the Envelope with NaturallySpeaking

Two NaturallySpeaking Techniques for Quickly Opening a Document by Voice


2012

Accommodation at University of Toronto

Keyboard Remapping for One- (and Two-) Handed Typists

Macros, Hotkeys, Keyboard and Mouse Remappings, and other Computer Access Tricks

NaturallySpeaking: the Basics and Beyond (University of Toronto)

Speech Recognition: Beyond the Basics


2011

Computer Access: What People without Disabilities Can Learn from People with Disabilities

Implementing Accommodation Policies and Procedures

Macro Grokking: Efficient and Reliable Interaction with Nonstandard Applications

Speech Recognition: Beyond the Basics

The Virtual Keyboard Interface: Improving Access to Mouse-Intensive Applications


2010

Customizing Microsoft Word: a Primer for Assistive Technologists

Electronic Band-Aids: Healing Usability "Boo-Boos" with Macros

Implementing Accommodation Policies and Procedures

NaturallySpeaking for Writers, Journalists and Reseachers

Optimizing NaturallySpeaking for Accuracy and Reliability

Super Shortcuts: an Introduction to Software Customization and Macros

Understanding Web Accessibility (April 2010)

Understanding Web Accessibility (January 2010)


2009

A Method for Differentiating Homophonic First Names when Using Speech Recognition Technology

Dive into NaturallySpeaking Custom Commands

Jumping Over Virtual Barriers: Web 2.0 and Assistive Technologies

Optimizing NaturallySpeaking for Accuracy and Reliability (Los Angeles)

Optimizing NaturallySpeaking for Accuracy and Reliability (New Orleans)

Optimizing NaturallySpeaking for Accuracy and Reliability (Toronto)

The Five Minute Macro

Understanding Web Accessibility

Web Accessibility for Municipalities


2008

Adding Keyboard and Mouse Macros to Non-standard and Web Applications

An Interactive Macro to Automate the Downloading of Digitized Articles

Boost Productivity with Macros

Escaping the Mousetrap: Keyboard Access to Windows

"I Just Want it to Work" — Computer-Based Assistive Technology Training For People with Little Technical Ability or Inclination

Introduction to Job Accommodation

Keyboard Access to Windows: Introduction

Macros for Repairing Computer Access Problems (Denver)

Macros for Repairing Computer Access Problems (Albuquerque)

Macros for Success

Screen Reader Friendly "Find" Commands for Microsoft Word

Speech Recognition Update: Transitioning to NaturallySpeaking 10

Super Shortcuts: Easy Ways to Customize PCs for People with Disabilities

The Five-Minute Macro: Easy Shortcuts for Assistive Technologists

Two Methods for Triggering Macro Express Scripts with NaturallySpeaking

Voice-enabling a Web-based Application: Lessons Learned


2007

Accommodating People with RSI in Computer-Intense Jobs

Accommodation Strategies: the Big Picture

Barriers, Accessibility and Assistive Technologies

Competitive Employment for People with Disabilities: Tips for Job Counsellors

Computer-based Assistive Technologies: an Introduction

Creative Approaches to Employment Accommodation

Enhance Accessibility and Usability with “Smart” Macros

Escaping the Mousetrap: Driving Windows from the Keyboard

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Macros (But were Afraid to Ask)

Introduction to Assistive Technologies

Macros for Repairing Computer Access Problems

PDF Accessibility Survey: Progress and Contradictions

Speech Recognition for Broadcasters

Super Shortcuts: Easy Ways to Customize PCs for People with Disabilities

Super Shortcuts: PC Customization for People with Disabilities

Text Macros for Changing Folders


2006

Case Study: Keyboard Training and Hotkey Macros Quadruple Productivity

"Intelligent" Macros that Reduce the Cognitive Effort of Operating a Computer

Introduction to Job Accommodation

The Five-Minute Macro: Easy Shortcuts for Assistive Technologists

The State of PDF Accessibility Today

Workplace Technologies for People with Disabilities


2005

Case Study: Keyboard Training and Hotkey Macros for an Operational Support Person with Cerebral Palsy in a "Paperless" Office

Dimensions of Usability: Toward a Rational GUI Keyboard Interface

Discover Creative Approaches to Accommodating Employees with Disabilities

Gears for your PC: More Speed and Less Sweat with Macros

Introduction to Macro Express

Keyboard Access to Windows: Advanced

Radical Software Surgery: Case Studies In Advanced Customization

Soaring to New Heights... or Going Down in Flames: The Promises and Perils of High-Tech Assistive Technologies

Wormholes through Windows: Enhancing the Usability and Accessibility of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office


2004

Breaking Barriers: Accommodating People with Disabilities

Creating Accessibility Enhancements for Microsoft Word Using Built-in Commands, User Interface Modifications, the Macro Recorder, and Visual Basic Procedures

Creating Accessibility Enhancements for Microsoft Word

Enhancing The Accessibility and Usability of Microsoft Office Applications Using Visual Basic

Introduction to Job Accommodation

Keyboard-only Access to Windows: Advanced

Tips, Tricks, and Juicy Tidbits: Getting the Most Out of Speech Recognition


2003

ADAPTABLE: a Creative, Practical and Inclusive Approach to Workplace Accommodation Planning

Advanced Keyboard-only Techniques

Approaches to Coding Accessible HTML Data Tables

Coding Practices and Accessibility Testing Techniques for HTML Data Tables

How to Code Accessible HTML Data Tables

Improving Access to Windows through Macro Techniques

Involving and Accommodating Volunteers with Disabilities

Keyboard-only Access to Windows: Introduction

Macro Software Techniques

Macro Techniques: Wormholes Through Windows

Playing Around: Games for Grown-Ups

Rethinking Disability: Barriers, Accessibility, and Accommodation

Understanding Accessibility Laws and Their Effects on the Development and Design of your Web Site


2002

Improving Access to Windows Using Macro Software

Introduction to Keyboard-only Access to Windows

Keyboard Virtuosity: Customizing Windows for Mouse-Free Operation

Keyboard-only Access to Windows: Advanced

Keyboard-only Access to Windows: Fundamentals (RESNA)

Keyboard-only Access to Windows: Fundamentals (CSUN)

Making the Most of Speech Recognition

Playing Around: Games for Grown-Ups

Speech Recognition: An Accommodation Planning Perspective


2001

ADAPTABLE: A Creative, Practical and Inclusive Approach to Accommodating People in the Workplace (Montréal)

ADAPTABLE: a Creative, Practical and Inclusive Approach to Workplace Accommodation Planning (Ottawa)

Beyond Ergonomics: Strategies for Preventing and Accommodating Computer Overuse Injuries

Customizing Windows to Enhance Usability for Older Users

Improving Computer Access Through Keyboard Shortcuts: Advanced

Keyboard Virtuosity: Customizing Windows for Mouse-Free Operation

Playing Around: Games for Grown-ups

Speech Recognition: an Accommodation Planning Perspective

The Vocational Expert Model and Employment Accommodations


2000

A Primer on Accommodation Planning

Beyond Ergonomics: Strategies for Accommodating Computer Overuse Injuries

Improving Computer Access Through Keyboard Shortcuts

Old Games for the New Millennium

Roundtable on Improving Accessibility and Usability of Information Technology

Through the Wormhole: Exotic Computer Shortcuts for People With Disabilities


1999

ADAPTABLE: A Creative and Practical Approach to Accommodating People with Disabilities

Escaping the Mouse-Trap: an Evaluation of the Accessibility and Usability of the Keyboard-only Interface to Windows

Beyond Ergonomics: Strategies for Preventing and Accommodating Computer Overuse Injuries (Ottawa)

Beyond Ergonomics: Strategies for Accommodating Computer Overuse Injuries (Los Angeles)

Demonstration of Alternative Computer Access Techniques

Demonstration of Assistive Technologies

Demonstration of Two Unique Keyboard-only Techniques

Enhancing Word 97 Accessibility with Built-in Commands, Macros & Visual Basic Procedures

Look Ma, No Mouse! Keyboard-only Access to Windows

RSI Prevention Workshops for Graduate Students

Tricks for Keyboard-Only Access

Voice Recognition as an Educational Accommodation: Benefits and Limitations

What's your RSIQ?


1998

ADAPTABLE: a Creative and Practical Approach to Workplace Accommodation Planning

Avoiding the Mouse-Trap: an Evaluation of Keyboard-only Access to Windows

Breaking Barriers: New Approaches to Accommodating Employees with Disabilities

Disability in the Workplace: Successful Accommodation Planning

Look Ma, No Mouse: Keyboard-only Access to Windows

Playing Around: Games for Grown-Ups

What Every Computer Professional Needs to Know about RSI


1997

ABCs of Accommodation Planning

ADAPTABLE: a Creative and Practical Approach to Workplace Accommodation Planning

Breaking barriers: New Approaches to Accommodating People with Disabilities

Evaluation of Keyboard-only Access for Single Digit Typists

Fifty Ways to Prevent and Accommodate RSI

Keys to Successful Accommodation Planning

Playing Around: Games for Grown-ups

The RSI-Factor


1996

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs): Risk Factors and Prevention Strategies for Employees who use Alternative and Augmentative Communication Systems

The Future of Workplace Accommodations: Containing Costs and Maximizing Effectiveness


1995

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs) at the Adapted Keyboard: Preventing Computer Overuse Injuries in Persons with Disabilities


Before 1995

Graduate Students' Perspectives on the Learning and Teaching of Statistics: An O.I.S.E. Study. Alan Cantor, Robert Prosser, and Sandra Vegeris. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Studies in Education Conference, Hamilton, Ontario. 1 June 1987.