Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities, 1st Edition

  • Denis K. Anson
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  • ISBN-10: 1440835128
  • ISBN-13: 9781440835124
  • DDC: 617
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 190 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released November 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

How would you make a phone call or write an email if you couldn't hear, see, or use your hands? This book shows how assistive technology helps individuals with disabilities to perform tasks that people without disabilities may take for granted.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Health and Medical Issues Today.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Overview.
1: What is Assistive Technology?.
2: Technology for Controlling the Environment.
3: Technology for Sensory Deficits.
4: Technology for Communication with Others.
5: Input Technologies.
6: Output Technologies.
7: Technology for Cognitive Limits.
8: Improving Performance.
Controversies and Issues.
9: Funding Issues.
10: Interoperability Issues.
11: Security Issues.
12: Portability Issues.
Scenarios.
13: Case Studies.
Timeline.
Sources for Further Information.
Glossary.
Index.
About the Author.