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Evaluating, selecting, and using appropriate assistive technology

Author: Jan C Galvin; Marcia J Scherer
Publisher: Gaithersburg, Md. : Aspen Publishers, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Evaluating, selecting, and using appropriate assistive technology.
Gaithersburg, Md. : Aspen Publishers, 1996
(OCoLC)605098695
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan C Galvin; Marcia J Scherer
ISBN: 0834206641 9780834206649
OCLC Number: 34559351
Description: xvii, 394 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements: IBM and Macintosh compatible PC; CD-ROM drive.
Contents: Ch. 1. An Outcomes Perspective of Quality Pathways to Most Appropriate Technology / Marcia J. Scherer and Jan C. Galvin --
Ch. 2. Low-Technology Aids for Daily Living and Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Devices / Alexandra Enders and Peter Leech --
Ch. 3. Seating and Wheeled Mobility Aids / Kathleen A. Kolar --
Ch. 4. Transportation / William A. Peterson --
Ch. 5. Selecting, Using, and Evaluating Communication Devices / Sarah W. Blackstone --
Ch. 6. Assistive Devices for People Who Are Blind or Have a Visual Impairment / Jay D. Leventhal --
Ch. 7. Aids for Hearing Impairment and Deafness / Gary M. McFadyen --
Ch. 8. Assistive Technology for Recreation / Patricia E. Longmuir and Peter Axelson --
Ch. 9. It's Child Play / Doreen Brenner Greenstein --
Ch. 10. Home and Worksite Accommodations / William A. Peterson and Anita Perr --
Ch. 11. Computer Access and Use by People with Disabilities / Gregg C. Vanderheiden --
Ch. 12. Interactive Technologies / Anthony J. Vitale. Ch. 13. Technologies of the Future / Joel N. Orr --
Ch. 14. Assistive Technology-Related Legislation and Policies / Jan C. Galvin and Rachel A. Wobshall --
Ch. 15. Funding Assistive Technology / Steven Mendelsohn --
The Last Word --
Enhancing Selection through Improved Design / Lawrence A. Scadden --
CD-ROM Documentation on the Cooperative Electronic Library on Disability.
Responsibility: [edited by] Jan C. Galvin, Marcia J. Scherer.

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