ERIC Number: ED116383
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
ISAARE: Information System for Adaptive, Assistive and Recreational Equipment: Volume III, Insitu Motion; Volume IV, Travel; Volume VI, Rehabilitation.
Melichar, Joseph F.
In a continuation of the Information System for Adaptive, Assistive and Recreational Equipment, described are aids for physically handicapped pupils in the functional areas of insitu motion, travel, and rehabilitation. Insitu motion equipment items are seen to include static positioning devices (such as tilt tables, stand-in tables, and protective aids) and movement devices to stabilize and support as well as to provide motive power. Included among travel aids described are ambulators, crutches, walkers, canes, motorized and nonmotorized wheelchairs, and devices for elevating and transferring the individual. Reviewed are such rehabilitation aids as evaluation instruments, active and passive exercise aids, balance and ambulation training equipment, and therapy items such as mats and treatment tables. Each category's components are outlined and systematically 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), Equipment, Exceptional Child Education, Exceptional Child Services, Information Systems, Mobility Aids, Motor Development, Physical Disabilities, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation
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 080 753