ERIC Number: ED313818
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Childhood Powered Mobility: Developmental, Technical and Clinical Perspectives. Proceedings of the RESNA Northwest Regional Conference (1st, Seattle, Washington, March 6, 1987).
Jaffe, Kenneth M., Ed.
The eight papers presented at the conference stress the importance of self-produced locomotion for the normal development of cognitive processes, particularly spatial understanding. Papers have the following titles and authors: "Childhood Motor Impairments: Clinical Overview and Scope of the Problem" (Ross Hays); "Locomotion and Psychological Development in Infancy" (Joseph Campos and Bennett Bertenthal); "Visual-Vestibular Integration in Early Development" (Bennett Bertenthal and Dina Bai); "Spatial Understanding in Infants with Motor Handicaps" (Robert Telzrow et al.); "Predictors of Successful Powered Mobility Control" (Geb Verburg); "Pediatric Powered Mobility: Service Delivery and Associated Research" (Ed Snell and Lynn Balfour); "Powered Mobility for Severely Physically Disabled Children: Evaluation and Provision Practices" (Elaine Trefler and Susan Taylor); and "Choosing a Powered Mobility Base for Pediatric Clients" (C. Kerry Jones). (DB)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Children, Cognitive Development, Equipment, Mobility Aids, Physical Disabilities, Physical Mobility, Psychomotor Skills, Wheelchairs, Young Children
RESNA, Department 4813, Washington, DC 20016-4813 ($22.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington Univ., Seattle. School of Medicine.; RESNA: Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology, Washington, DC.
Note: Also sponsored by the Children's Hospital and Medical Center, Seattle.