ERIC Number: ED085933
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Dec
Proceedings, 1972 Carahan Conference on Electronic Prosthetics.
Jackson, John S., Ed.; DeVore, R. William, Ed.
Presented are 28 papers given at a 1972 conference on electronic prosthetics for the handicapped. Among the papers are the following titles: "Therapy for Cerebral Palsy Employing Artifician Sense Organs for Alternatives to Proprioceptive Feedback"; "Excessive Neuromuscular Time Delay as a Possible Cause of Poor Hand-Eye Coordination and Hyperactivity"; "The Electric Pencil--A Device for Training in Fine Motor Skills"; "The Tufts Interactive Communicator"; "A Communications Prosthesis for the Quadriplegic"; "Apparatus Actuating and Call System for Incapacitated Patients"; "Magnetically Coupled Stimulation of the Ossicular Chain in Kangaroo Rat and Man"; "Mechanical Speech Recognition for the Paralyzed or Profoundly Deaf"; "Toward Optimum Synthetic Speech for the Deaf";"Transportation for the Severely Disabled--Design Problems in a Personal Car"; "A Digital Pitch-Sensitive Controller for an Electric Wheelchair"; "A Reclining Wheelchair that Provides Weight Shifting Mobility for the Quadriplegic"; "A Survey of Electric Wheelchair Power Supplies"; "A Voice Controlled Telephone for the Motion Handicapped"; "A Self-Timing Index Tone Generator"; "An Automated Reading Service for the Blind"; "An on-Line System forImmediate Braille Presentation of Computer Stored Information to the Blind"; "Toward Improving the Optacon"; "Mobile Platform for the Paraplegic"; "Evaluation of the Ultrasonic Binaural Sensor in Rehabilitation and Mobility of the Blind"; "The Heugel Quill--A New Tactile Development for the Blind"; and "Optical Analog Biofeedback Control and Learning Devices". (DB)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Electromechanical Aids, Exceptional Child Research, Handicapped Children, Mobility Aids, Prostheses, Sensory Aids, Severe Disabilities
ORES Publications, College of Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 ($20.00)
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Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Coll. of Engineering.