ERIC Number: ED385996
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Capitalizing on Technology for People with Disabilities. RESNA '90: Proceedings of the Annual Conference (13th, Washington, D.C., June 15-20, 1990).
Presperin, Jessica J., Ed.
This proceedings document contains approximately 250 papers and posters presented at a conference on the advancement of rehabilitation and assistive technology. Individual sessions included the following topics: augmentative and alternative communication, personal transportation, technology transfer, service delivery and public policy, computer applications, quantitative functional assessment, manual and powered wheelchairs, computer applications, robotics, rural rehabilitation, seating, aging, robotics, special education, human factors in computer access, functional electrical stimulation exercise, prosthetics and orthotics, information networking, computer interface techniques, and sensory aids. Additional invited papers or presentations at poster sessions covered wheeled mobility and seating, service delivery, rural rehabilitation, robotics, augmentative and alternative communication, technology transfer, sensory aids, motor coordination, and information networking. Additionally, the six winning papers of the Easter Seal student design competition are included. Proceedings papers typically include an abstract, text, illustrations or graphs, address of the principal investigator, and references. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Accessibility (for Disabled), Aging (Individuals), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Computer Oriented Programs, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Electronics, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Human Factors Engineering, Information Networks, Physical Disabilities, Prostheses, Public Policy, Rehabilitation, Robotics, Rural Areas, Sensory Aids, Special Education, Technological Advancement, Technology Transfer, Transportation, Wheelchairs
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: RESNA: Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology, Washington, DC.