Assistive Technology: Access for All Students / Edition 1

Assistive Technology: Access for All Students / Edition 1

by Linda Johnston, Laura Bowden Carpenter, Larry Beard, Lawrence A. Beard
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131175696

ISBN-13: 9780131175693

Pub. Date: 08/30/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This new book is organized around the theme of universal design and discusses how assistive technology can help educators meet the needs of individuals with disabilities. Based on the field’s most current research and latest laws and regulations, this book examines assistive technology for young children, high incidence disabilities, positioning and mobility,

Overview

This new book is organized around the theme of universal design and discusses how assistive technology can help educators meet the needs of individuals with disabilities. Based on the field’s most current research and latest laws and regulations, this book examines assistive technology for young children, high incidence disabilities, positioning and mobility, communication, sensory impairments, distance learning and more. Ethical standards of practice and multicultural issues are also considered throughout. The book addresses a variety of settings and discusses how assistive technology can be used not only in the school, but also in the home, community, work place and independent living environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131175693
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/30/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Assistive Technology: An Introduction and Overview

Chapter 2 Evaluating Assistive Technology for Classroom Use

Chapter 3 Assistive Technology for the Young Child

Chapter 4 Assistive Technology for Students with High Incidence Disabilities in the Educational Environment

Chapter 5 Assistive Technology for Positioning and Mobility for Students with Physical Disabilities

Chapter 6 Asstistive Technology for Communication

Chapter 7 Assistive Technology for Sensory Impairments

Chapter 8 Assistive Technology for Transition to the Adult World

Chapter 9 Assitive Technology for Distance Learning

Chapter 10 Assistive Technology and Ethical Standards of Practice

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