Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities / Edition 1

Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities / Edition 1

by Diane Pedrotty Bryant, Brian R. Bryant, Brian R. Bryant
     
 

ISBN-10: 020532715X

ISBN-13: 9780205327157

Pub. Date: 07/12/2002

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This new book provides a lifespan and multidisciplinary approach to a discussion of the use of current technology in the fields of special education, rehabilitation, speech-language pathology, and other disciplines.

Chapters include information about assistive technology that promotes knowledge and skills, and activities are dispersed throughout the book to keep

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Overview

This new book provides a lifespan and multidisciplinary approach to a discussion of the use of current technology in the fields of special education, rehabilitation, speech-language pathology, and other disciplines.

Chapters include information about assistive technology that promotes knowledge and skills, and activities are dispersed throughout the book to keep readers engaged and to make concrete the practical applications and opportunities that good technology provides for persons with disabilities.

Those in the field of special education, and/or technology training.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205327157
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
07/12/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction to Assistive Technology Devices and Services1
Ch. 2Adaptations Framework for Considering Assistive Technology22
Ch. 3Assistive Technology Assessments47
Ch. 4Assistive Technology Devices to Enhance Mobility for Individuals with Physical Impairments67
Ch. 5Assistive Technology Devices to Enhance Speech Communication89
Ch. 6Assistive Technology Devices to Enhance Access to Information111
Ch. 7Integrating Assistive Technology Adaptations into Academic Instruction134
Ch. 8Anchoring Instruction for Students with Disabilities174
Ch. 9Assistive Technology Devices to Enhance Independent Living194
App. A: Glossary of Assistive Technology Terms223
App. B: Section 508228
App. C: Listing of Assistive Technology Vendors230
References254
Index255

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