ERIC Number: ED359683
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-May
Reference Count: N/A
National Symposium on Information Technology: Proceedings (7th, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, May 3-6, 1992). Volume 6.
Lesser, Donna L., Ed.
Twenty-three papers address issues of access, case management, innovative computer applications, and information and referral in the use of information technology by individuals with disabilities and their families. The papers are: "Improving the Use of Information Technology by Individuals with Disabilities and Their Families" (William H. Graves); "The Struggle Toward a Comprehensive State-Wide Information System" (Robert W. Bass et al.); "Telecommunications Equipment and Services for People with Disabilities" (David Baquis); "AIRS & NSIT - Will the Tail Wag the Dog?" (Charles Juhn); "Organizing Assistive Technology Information Centers" (Marian Hall); "Implementing PL 99-457's Childfind Component With the Help of Electronic Data Manipulation" (Coleman Poses); "Assistive Technology Terms and Concepts" (Janie B. Scott); "Automation of Targeted Care Management" (Deborah H. Coble, Steven Massey); "Development of an Agency-Wide Plan to Establish an Electronic Communication System and Better Integrate Information Technology" (Isaac Joyner, Darold Klauk); "Computer Training for the Health Care Professional" (Alan M. Kaplan et al.); "The South Carolina Commission on Aging: An Automated Statewide System of Case Management for the Elderly of South Carolina" (Matthew Lynch et al.); "An Innovative Approach for the Selection of Children with Severe Emotional Disturbances" (Wendell Price et al.); "Are Applications for a Computer-Based System Designed to Provide Linkages Between the Health Science Center and Remote or Rural Health Care Providers and Health Care Recipients?" (Sherald A. Ramirez, Judith Flagle); "Integrating Information and Referral With Client Tracking Systems" (Jacquelyn Vincson U'Deen, Edward Hamlin); "Tracking System for At-Risk & Disabled Infants: A Model for Service Coordination" (Duvon Winborne); "Computer Technology and Leisure Skills" (Gordon St. Michel, Robert Cunningham); "Using Laser Videodiscs and DVI (Digital Video Interactive) to Develop Visual Databases" (Ronald Thorkildsen); "Systematic Approaches to Data Acquisition and in Information and Referral, or 'What Do You Mean, Expect a 10% Return Rate?'" (Robert W. Bass); "Publicizing Your Information and Referral Program" (Clarice Eichelberger); "Getting the Word Out: Publicizing Your Information and Referral Service" (Duane Gimbel); "Developing Information and Retrieval Software: It's a People Process" (George Jones); "Achieving Consent: Delaware's Integrated Service Information System" (Roseanne Griff-Cabelli); and "Beyond Information and Referral: Are There Other Benefits to Having a Statewide Information and Referral System?" (Melinda Grubbs). A list of exhibitors is provided. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Accessibility (for Disabled), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Information Services, Information Systems, Information Technology, Publicity, Referral, State Programs, Technological Advancement, Telecommunications
University of South Carolina, Benson Building, First Floor, Columbia, SC 29208 ($20).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Univ., Columbia. Center for Developmental Disabilities.