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Assistive Technology for Rehabilitation Therapists

Assistive Technology for Rehabilitation Therapists - 97 edition

Assistive Technology for Rehabilitation Therapists - 97 edition

ISBN13: 9780803601369

ISBN10: 0803601360

Assistive Technology for Rehabilitation Therapists by Jennifer Angelo - ISBN 9780803601369
Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 1997
International: No
Assistive Technology for Rehabilitation Therapists by Jennifer Angelo - ISBN 9780803601369

ISBN13: 9780803601369

ISBN10: 0803601360

Edition: 97

Summary

This new book offers current and practical information regarding the selection and use of assistive technology in rehabilitation to improve the client's independence.

  • Serves as the ideal textbook for undergraduate and graduate students in rehabilitation as well as a valuable reference for practitioners with limited experience in technology
  • Gives special emphasis to the pediatric client
  • Each chapter includes classroom discussion questions and case studies for student review
  • Describes the roles of all members of the rehabilitation team
  • Includes chapter outlines and review questions

Author Bio

Angelo, Jennifer : University of Pittsburgh

Jennifer Angelo, PhD, OTR, FAOTA, Director, Graduate Program, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Lane, Shelly J. : Virginia Commonwealth University

Shelly J. Lane, PhD, OTR, FAOTA, Editor; Program Director, Department of Occupational Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. A Guide for Assistive Technology Therapists
  2. Evaluation for Wheelchair Seating
  3. Access Methods
  4. Switches
  5. Low-Technology Interface Devices
  6. Powered and Manual Wheelchair Mobility
  7. Written and Spoken Augmentative Communication
  8. Environmental Control Units
  9. Can and Should Technology Be Used as a Tool for Early Intervention?
  10. Funding


Index