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Assistive technology : interventions for individuals with severe/profound and multiple disabilities

Author: Giulio E Lancioni
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Autism and child psychopathology series.
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For people with severe/profound and multiple¡ disabilities, managing the basic necessities of daily life often poses myriad challenges. Despite great odds, advances in assistive technology are making a difference in these individuals{u2019} lives. Advances in microswitches, voice outcome communication aids, and computer-based systems are creating new opportunities for living independently, improving basic life  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giulio E Lancioni
ISBN: 9781461442295 146144229X 9781461442288 1461442281
OCLC Number: 805947543
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Defining Assistive Technology and the Target Populations --
Use of Microswitches in Habilitation Programs --
Speech-Generating Devices for Communication and Social Development --
Instructional Technology for Promoting Writing, Work, and Leisure Skills --
Orientation Systems for Promoting Indoor Travel --
Technology-Based Approaches for Promoting Ambulation --
Assistive Technology for Reducing Problem Behavior --
Giulio E. Lancioni, Jeff Sigafoos, Mark F. O'Reilly and Nirbhay N. Singh.
Series Title: Autism and child psychopathology series.
Responsibility: Giulio E. Lancioni [and others].
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With assistive technology for those suffering from disabilities a fast-evolving field, this up-to-date volume provides comprehensive and multidisciplinary coverage of AT applications for individuals  Read more...

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