ERIC Number: ED318164
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Technology for the Next Decade. Proceedings of the RESNA Annual Conference (12th, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 25-30, 1989).
Presperin, Jessica J., Ed.
These conference proceedings contain papers on practical applications of rehabilitation and assistive technology in vocational and educational situations as well as independent living settings. Most of the papers are two pages in length. The papers are organized into the following categories, with the number of papers in each category appearing in parentheses: personal transportation (2); electric wheelchair systems (5); computer access issues (6); aging (2); prosthetics, orthotics, and rehabilitation technology (13); interfacing power mobility and joystick controls (6); rural rehabilitation (3); information networking (5); selected alternative and augmentative communication issues (4); soft tissue pressure (6); computer hardware and expert systems software (5); functional neuromuscular stimulation for exercise and gait (6); robotics (12); quantitative assessment (12); sensory aids for the blind and deaf-blind (6); language processing in augmentative communication systems (5); computer-assisted design/computer-assisted manufacturing topics in orthotics/prosthetics (4); angle in space and seat back influences (6); evaluation of functional neuromuscular stimulation applications (6); technology transfer potpourri (6); new models (6); technology developments and augmentative communication application (5); contoured seating systems (6); computer applications (12); research analysis and survey results (5); efficient production in augmentative communication (5); clinical perspectives--mobility and communication (4); sensory aids for the deaf (5); and education and policy issues (8). Papers from poster sessions are also included. (JDD)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Communication Aids (for Disabled), Disabilities, Electromechanical Aids, Independent Living, Microcomputers, Mobility Aids, Prostheses, Rehabilitation, Sensory Aids, Technology, Vocational Rehabilitation
RESNA Press, 1101 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036 ($35.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: RESNA: Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology, Washington, DC.