ERIC Number: ED431280
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jun-17
Reference Count: N/A
Engineering the ADA from Vision to Reality with Technology (16th, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 12-17, 1993). Volume 13.
Binion, Mary, Ed.
This compilation of presentations from RESNA's conference proceedings focused on the progress and potential of assistive and rehabilitation technology for individuals with disabilities and ways that RESNA members could help these ideas to be realized. Papers were presented on the following topics: (1) service delivery and public policy issues; (2) personal transportation; (3) augmentative and alternative communication; (4) drooling; (5) quantitative assessment; (6) special education, including computer applications for students with learning disabilities, wearable computers that give verbal guidance to people with memory or attention impairments, transitioning students with severe disabilities into the workplace, use of an intelligent cognitive aid to facilitate the self-management of vocational skills by high school students with learning disabilities, computer related employment and student training, and training teachers to use assistive technology; (7) technology transfer; (8) sensory aids; (9) wheeled mobility and seating; (10) electrical stimulation; (11) computer applications; (12) rural rehabilitation; (13) assistive robotics and mechatronics; (14) job accommodation and employment issues; (15) information networking; (16) gerontology; and (17) Easter Seal Student Design Competition. Presentations include references. (CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Appropriate Technology, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment, Federal Legislation, Gerontology, Learning Disabilities, Mobility Aids, Older Adults, Public Policy, Rehabilitation Programs, Robotics, Severe Disabilities, Special Education, Teacher Education, Transitional Programs, Transportation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: RESNA: Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990