The Illustrated Guide to Assistive Technology & Devices: Tools And Gadgets For Living Independently / Edition 1

The Illustrated Guide to Assistive Technology & Devices: Tools And Gadgets For Living Independently / Edition 1

by Suzanne Robitaille
     
 

ISBN-10: 1932603808

ISBN-13: 9781932603804

Pub. Date: 12/08/2009

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

A Doody's Core Title 2012

This new illustrated guide to assistive technologies and devices chronicles the use of AT/AD - technology used by individuals with disabilities to perform functions that might otherwise be difficult or impossible.

This book empowers people to use assistive technologies to overcome some of their physical or mental limitations and

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Overview

A Doody's Core Title 2012

This new illustrated guide to assistive technologies and devices chronicles the use of AT/AD - technology used by individuals with disabilities to perform functions that might otherwise be difficult or impossible.

This book empowers people to use assistive technologies to overcome some of their physical or mental limitations and have a more equal playing field. It includes real-life examples about how people with disabilities are using assistive technology (AT) to assist them in daily tasks, and discusses emotional issues related to AT/AD."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932603804
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
12/08/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1 What Is Assistive Technology?
2 History of Assistive Technology
3 Technologies for People with Visual Disabilities
4 Technologies for People with Hearing Disabilities
5 Technologies for People with Physical Disabilities
6 Technologies for People with Cognitive Disabilities
7 Technologies for People with Communications Disabilities
8 Assistive Technology and the ADA
9 How to Pay for Assistive Technology
10 The Future of Assistive Technology
Resources
Index

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