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Research synthesis on quality and availability of assistive technology devices
by National Center to Improve the Tools of Educators, College of Education, University of Oregon, U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in Eugene, OR, [Washington, DC]
Written in English
|Statement||by Ron S. Thorkildsen]|
|Series||Technical report -- no. 7.|
|Contributions||Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
assistive technology is essential to enable persons with disabilities to live independently (Article 19) and to participate fully in all aspects of life (Article 29). It emphasises that affordability and accessibility are necessary to ensure that assistive technology is available on an equal basis to everyone, everywhere. assistive technology, especially for children with disabilities. To improve access to assistive technology, all related stakeholders need to maintain a high level of commitment to realizing the mandate of the CRPD - to develop national plans, policies and programmes for provision of assistive technology. The stakeholders include governments.
Assistive Technologies and Computer Access for Motor Disabilities investigates solutions to the difficulties of impaired technology access by highlighting the principles, methods, and advanced technological solutions for those with motor impairments. This reference source is beneficial to academia, industry, and various professionals in. At present, there are a few assistive technologies (ATs) for people with dementia such as speech-generating devices (SGDs), which can help enhance patients’ verbal communication, and memory aids, which can help patients to recall names. All these assistive devices are described in length in the “ATs and language disorders” section.
Abstract Topics: Aging, Assistive Technology, Caregivers Tagged With: Aging, Assistive Technology, Parents and Caregivers How assistive technology use by individuals with disabilities impacts their caregivers: a systematic review of the research evidence. A number of assistive technology devices and software are available that, with careful planning and guidance, can benefit students with disabilities (Duhaney & Duhaney, ). Technological inte rvention within special education has a long history. It began with the funding of assistive technology in by Education for the Handicapped Act.
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Thorkildsen, Ron This report presents a synthesis of information about assistive technology (AT) characteristics, for the purpose of identifying design characteristics that contribute to the quality of AT devices used by school children with disabilities. The first section provides a brief overview of AT, including a by: 1.
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This executive summary of a research synthesis of information about assistive technology (AT) for school children with disabilities focuses on device characteristics as quality indicators of AT for manufacturers, clinicians, and consumers. It also provides an overview of AT use in the schools and how this use is determined or affected by the availability of funding and devices, the Author: Ron Thorkildsen.
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[Ron Thorkildsen; Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)]. It is a highly interdisciplinary field, encompassing research, development, manufacture, supply, provision and policy. This book presents the proceedings of the 12th biennial European conference of the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe, AAATEheld in Vilamoura, Portugal, in September Purpose: An” Appropriate Assistive Device” is accessible, affordable and standardised in terms of quality and safety, and most importantly, has the functionality to satisfy the user needs.
Assistive Technology (AT) is defined as any technology, or technological device, service or equipment, commercial or not, able to assist the user with some sort of disability (physical or. Emphasizing the well-being of the individual with a disability, the book proposes an ideal model of the assistive technology assessment process and outlines how this model can be applied in.
This synthesis examined the research literature from to on the assistive technology that is used by individuals with visual impairments. types of assistive devices available. Purpose The use of Assistive Technologies (ATs) for residential dementia care is increasing, yet there is a gap between what individuals want, what developers design, and how outcomes are evaluated.
Assistive technology helps people of all ages who may have a broad range of disabilities or limitations. The scope of the Assistive Technology Research Book Series will accept manuscripts and proposals for a wide range of relevant topics. We are interested in assistive technology research.
This technology uses high-quality camera sensors to track where the user is looking, and is accurate to a distance of 1cm.
Because muscle movement is not required, it has proved to be an effective assistive device for people with quadriplegia, and other disabilities affecting mobility like cerebral palsy and Lou Gehrig’s disease. Some examples of assistive technologies are: Mobility aids, such as wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, canes, crutches 1, prosthetic devices, and orthotic devices.
2; Hearing aids to help people hear or hear more clearly. 3 Cognitive aids, including computer or electrical assistive devices, to help people with memory, attention, or other challenges in their thinking skills. Assistive technology consists of devices and services. An assistive technology device is an item or piece of equipment that helps a person with a disability increase, maintain, or improve a student’s functional capabilities.
Assistive technology devices can be high-tech or low-tech. Examples of assistive technology devices are. The book is intended to assist teams and agencies in the provision of high quality assistive technology services.
It is a significant resource to be used for self-study, professional development and preparation of personnel in higher education institutions. Books are available from: CAST Professional Publishing - Paperback, Hard cover and epub. Assistive Technology examines interventions that are innovative, respectful of the dignity of clients, and practical for ongoing use, including: • Microswitches in habilitation programs.
• Speech-generating devices for communication and social development. • Instructional technology for promoting academic, work, and leisure skills.
The present study conducted a comprehensive review and a systematic analysis of published reports of assistive technology and skill acquisition of persons with disabilities. Uses of assistive technology, its benefits and obstacles, are reviewed.
The results provide indications why technology. Principles of Assistive Technology 2. Technologies that Assist People Who Have Disabilities 3.
Activity, Human, and Context 4. Global Perspective on Assistive Technology 5. Ethical Issues in Assistive Technology 6. Delivering Assistive Technology Services to the Client 7.
User Input 8. Control Interfaces for Assistive Technologies 9. The development of the Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology (QIAT) began in the summer of when a number of assistive technology (AT) service providers gathered to share common concerns about the complexity of issues and processes related to AT training and service delivery.
Assistive Technology Outline 2. Introduction 3. Research methods, procedures, and instruments 4. Findings This study focuses on the concept of assistive specifically, the study aims at giving a discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of using assistive study will also focus on the methods and procedures used to collect data on the topic under study.
A resource that, for example, helps teachers “think about whether the student 1) can gain information from print-based educational materials used across the curriculum by all students, 2) needs materials in a specialized format, or 3) needs modified content or alternative materials.”.
Text-To-Speech Assistive Tools. As an assistive technology, text-to-speech (TTS) software is designed to.ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY DEVICE ON THE QUALITY OF ADULT/YOUNG CHILD INTERACTIONS. By Diane M. Plunkett Submitted to the graduate degree program in Special Education and the Graduate Faculty of the University of Kansas in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Chairperson, Eva Horn, Ph.D.
Claudia Dozier, Ph.D.In Assistive Technology: Matching Device and Consumer for Successful Rehabilitation, contributing authors explore ways psychologists and other helping professionals can collaborate with users of assistive technology to help them get the most out of these in large part to the past century's advances in technology, people with disabilities can live independent lives, contribute to.