Assistive devices: empowerment issues

Short Title:
Assistive devices: empowerment issues
Model System:
SCI
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
J33981.
Journal:
American Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
1996, vol. 22, issue 4, pp
Publication Website:
Abstract:
Summarizes the state of assistive technology (AT), emphasizing the importance of empowering consumers in designing, evaluating and selecting AT. Discusses the physiological and functional needs assessment, integrating AT into the consumer's daily life, and ensuring that AT is appropriate technology which meets each consumer's needs and takes advantage of existing resources. Lists recent AT projects and subjects of ongoing research.
Author(s):
Fiedler, I.
Author Address(es):

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