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ERIC Number: ED246188
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-May
Pages: 101
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
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)
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
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: 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.