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ERIC Number: ED290260
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Oct
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Rehabilitation and the Computer: How To Find What You Need.
Backer, Thomas
The paper is intended to help rehabilitation professionals use computer hardware and software in serving their clients and improving their professional associations and practices. Four types of computer applications are addressed (examples in parentheses): (1) assistive devices (environmental control systems, writing devices); (2) software to help in the rehabilitation process (computer-assisted learning systems); (3) client assessment software (computer-assisted psychological/vocational testing); and (4) software to enhance the management of rehabilitation organizations (word processing and report writing systems). In each of these areas, five processes necessary for successful use of computer technology are considered: goal definition, search, strategic planning, implementation, and maintenance. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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Note: In: Murphy, Harry J., Ed.; Computer Technology/Special Education/Rehabilitation: Proceedings of the Conference (Northridge, CA, October 16-18, 1986); see EC 201 720.