The illustrated guide to assistive technology and devices : tools and gadgets for living independently / Suzanne Robitaille.Material type: TextPublication details: New York : Demos Medical Pub., ©2010. Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 207 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781935281719; 1935281712Subject(s): Self-help devices for people with disabilities -- United States | Computerized self-help devices for people with disabilities -- United States | Communication devices for people with disabilities -- United States | People with disabilities -- Rehabilitation -- United States | MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Medical Technology | Communication devices for people with disabilities | Computerized self-help devices for people with disabilities | People with disabilities -- Rehabilitation | Self-help devices for people with disabilities | United States | Disabled Persons -- rehabilitation | Self-Help Devices | Communication Aids for Disabled | Speech Recognition Software | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Electronic book. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Illustrated guide to assistive technology and devices.DDC classification: 681/.761 LOC classification: HV1569.5 | .R63 2010ebNLM classification: 2012 B-672 | WB 320Online resources: Click here to access online
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What is assistive technology? -- History of assistive technology -- Technologies for people with visual disabilities -- Technologies for people with hearing disabilities -- Technologies for people with physical disabilities -- Technologies for people with cognitive disabilities and learning disorders -- Technologies for people with communications disabilities -- Assistive technology and the Americans with Disabilities Act -- How to pay for assistive technology -- The future of assistive technology.
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Synopsis: Journalist and author Suzanne Robitaille writes extensively on disability issues. She is the farmer assistive technology columnist for BusinessWeek.com, and has also written for The Wall Street Journal, Disohoom.com, Ability Magazine, and more.