ERIC Number: ED116382
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
ISAARE: Information System for Adaptive, Assistive, and Recreational Equipment: Volume I: Existence; Volume II, Communication; Volume V, Adaptation.
Melichar, Joseph F.
Described as part of the Information System for Adaptive, Assistive and Recreational Equipment are equipment items for physically handicapped pupils in the functional areas of existence, equipment and adaptation. Reviewed in the existence section are such items as assistive food containers and container stabilizers, feeder accessories, bowel and bladder appliances, bathtub equipment, special clothing and dressing aids and sleeping accessories. Included among communication equipment described are telephone centered devices, speech producing devices, and nonvocal writing aids. Considered are such adaptation devices as powered grass and hedge clippers, special automobile controls, furniture adaptations, and cooking devices. Each category is outlined and tabbed, and individual items are summarized, illustrated, and cross referenced according to manufacturers information in the Locator book (EC 080 752). (CL)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Communication Skills, Daily Living Skills, Electromechanical Aids, Equipment, Exceptional Child Education, Exceptional Child Services, Information Systems, Information Utilization, Mobility Aids, Physical Disabilities, Self Care Skills, Sensory Aids
United Cerebral Palsy Association, 7117 S.E. Harold Street, Portland, Oregon 97206 ($32.50 for Introduction thru Volume VI)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Research.
Authoring Institution: Adaptive Systems Corp., San Mateo, CA.
Note: For related document, see EC 080 754