ERIC Number: ED246188
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-May
Reference Count: 0
Technology and Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons in the Information Age. A Report of the Mary E. Switzer Memorial Seminar (8th, Washington, District of Columbia, November 16-18, 1983).
Perlman, Leonard G., Ed.; Austin, Gary F., Ed.
These proceedings contain the texts of nine papers presented at a seminar dealing with technology and the rehabilitation of disabled persons in the information age. The first part of the volume consists of the following papers authored by Switzer scholars: "A Philosophical and Cultural Approach to High Technology in Rehabilitation," by Gopal C. Pati; "Technology and Rehabilitation: Another Viewpoint," by Carl E. Sherrick; "Employment and Training Opportunities for Disabled Persons in the Computer Age," by Lawrence A. Scadden; "Impact of High Technology on the Rehabilitation Professional: Changing Roles and Skills," by Susanne M. Bruyere; and "The Future of Information Technology and the Role of the Rehabilitation Professional," by Don McLaughlin. Included in the second half of the proceedings are the following specially commissioned papers: "High Tech/High Touch--Making Good on the Promise," by Douglas A. Fenderson; "Rehabilitation in the Information Age," by Alan M. Hofmeister; "Rehabilitation Counseling in the Age of Technology," by Valerie Ellien; and "The Potential of Technology for Rehabilitation," by David Vandergoot. A brief discussion of the format of the seminar and of this monograph is also provided. (MN)
Descriptors: Computers, Counseling Objectives, Counselor Role, Disabilities, Educational Benefits, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities, Educational Technology, Employment Opportunities, Futures (of Society), Influences, Information Processing, Needs Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Technical Education, Technological Advancement, Trend Analysis, Vocational Rehabilitation
Switzer Memorial Fund, National Rehabilitation Association, 633 South Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 223l4 (Monograph #8--$10.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Rehabilitation Association, Alexandria, VA.
Identifiers: Impact Studies; Information Age
Note: The seminar was sponsored by AT&T, Bell & Howell Foundation, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, National Institute on Handicapped Research, Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, and President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped.