ERIC Number: ED339163
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Applying Technology in the Work Environment.
Greenwood, Reed, Ed.
A series of papers is presented from two symposia sponsored by the Work Environment and Technology Committee and offered at annual conferences of the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities. The 1988 symposium was called "Applying Technology in the Work Environment" and the 1989 symposium was called "Reasonable Accommodation through Technology." The papers provide diverse perspectives on issues concerning application of technology to the needs of workers with disabilities. The papers include: "The Consumer's Role in Job Accommodation" (James A. Kutsch, Jr.); "Rehabilitation Counseling and Technology Assessment for Job Accommodations" (Reed Greenwood); "Universal Design and Office Accommodations" (Susan Carter and Diane Patry); "Federal Accessibility Policy: A Tool for Advancing Innovation" (Susan Brummel); "High-Tech Homework" (Donna Walters Kozberg); "Rehabilitation Engineering Applications for Low-Back Pain and Other Disabilities" (Gerald Weisman); "Employment Technology Programs for People with Disabilities: Case Studies of Successful Fund Raising Approaches" (N. Jeanne Argoff); and "Innovative Technology for People with Disabilities: What Can Be, What Is, and What Will Be" (Sam McFarland). (JDD)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Case Studies, Disabilities, Employment, Financial Support, Needs Assessment, Public Policy, Rehabilitation Counseling, Technology, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Rehabilitation, Work Environment
Arkansas University, Arkansas Research & Development Center., P.O. Box 1358, Hot Springs, AR 71902 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, Washington, DC.; Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville. Research and Training Center in Vocational Rehabilitation.