ERIC Number: ED213182
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Personal Computers for the Physically Disabled: A Resource Guide.
Apple Computer, Inc., Cupertino, CA.
The resource guide discusses applications of personal computers for physically disabled persons. The introductory section reviews how a severely disabled boy has learned to communicate and to play games with his able bodied friends through a personal computer. Part I details systems (such as the microcommunicator and the Handiterm) for communication. Part II reviews computer applications in two educational settings, and Part III briefly describes computer games which also enhance motor and social skills. Applications for the visually and hearing impaired are considered. Within each section are names and addresses of personal contacts for computer projects. (CL)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Computers, Elementary Secondary Education, Games, Microcomputers, Motor Development, Physical Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, Social Development
Apple Computer, Inc., 10260 Bandley Dr., Cupertino, CA 95014.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Apple Computer, Inc., Cupertino, CA.