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Challenges for assistive technology : AAATE 07 / edited by Gorka Eizmendi, José Miguel Azkoitia and Gerald Craddock.

By: (9th : AAATE (Conference) (9th : 2007 : San Sebastián, Spain)Contributor(s): Eizmendi, Gorka | Azkoitia, José Miguel | Craddock, Ger M | Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe | IOS PressMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Assistive technology research series ; v. 20.Publication details: Amsterdam ; Washington, DC : IOS Press, ©2007. Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 948 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781607502791; 1607502798; 9781435625228; 1435625226Other title: AAATE 07Subject(s): Self-help devices for people with disabilities -- Congresses | People with disabilities -- Effect of technological innovations on -- Congresses | People with disabilities -- Rehabilitation -- Congresses | Rehabilitation technology -- Congresses | MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Medical Technology | People with disabilities -- Rehabilitation | Rehabilitation technology | Self-help devices for people with disabilities | Self-Help Devices -- trends -- Congresses | Biomedical Enhancement -- Congresses | Quality of Life -- Congresses | Rehabilitation -- instrumentation -- Congresses | Technology Assessment, Biomedical -- CongressesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Challenges for assistive technology.DDC classification: 681/.761 LOC classification: HQNLM classification: W1 | WB 320Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Title page; Preface; Contents; Keynotes; Assistive Technology for Mobility; Assistive Technology for the Environment; Assistive Technology for Elderly People; Assistive Technology and Sensory Impairments; Alternative and Augmentative Communication; Biomechanics, Function and Rehabilitation; Assistive Technology in Education; Robotics; Socio-Economic Issues; Assistive Technology Outcomes; Information and Communication Technologies for Assistive Technology; Design for All; Access to Information Society and HMI; Author Index.
Summary: In the 21st century Assistive Technology (AT) should be defined as a scientific and technologic approach to the development of products and services oriented to support the elderly and people with disabilities in their daily activities, maximizing their personal autonomy, independence, health and quality of life.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

In the 21st century Assistive Technology (AT) should be defined as a scientific and technologic approach to the development of products and services oriented to support the elderly and people with disabilities in their daily activities, maximizing their personal autonomy, independence, health and quality of life.

Title page; Preface; Contents; Keynotes; Assistive Technology for Mobility; Assistive Technology for the Environment; Assistive Technology for Elderly People; Assistive Technology and Sensory Impairments; Alternative and Augmentative Communication; Biomechanics, Function and Rehabilitation; Assistive Technology in Education; Robotics; Socio-Economic Issues; Assistive Technology Outcomes; Information and Communication Technologies for Assistive Technology; Design for All; Access to Information Society and HMI; Author Index.

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