University of Maryland


NCD Report on Emerging Technologies

January 2nd, 2007

The National Council on Disability released “Over the Horizon: Potential Impact of Emerging Trends in Information and Communication Technology on Disability Policy and Practice,”  a policy paper exploring key trends in information and communication technology, highlighting the potential opportunities and problems these trends present for people with disabilities, and suggesting strategies to maximize opportunities and avoid potential problems and barriers. Trace Center Director Gregg Vanderheiden drafted this report based on the Center’s research and review of emerging technologies, and research done by Steve Jacobs, President of IDEAL Group.