ERIC Number: ED431281
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jun-22
Tuning in to the 21st Century through Assistive Technology: Listen to the Music. Proceedings of the RESNA '94 Annual Conference (Nashville, TN, June 17-22, 1994). Volume 14.
Binion, Mary, Ed.
Papers in this 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. Presentations were delivered 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 telephone technology for sensory integration, assessing predispositions to technology use in special education, explaining legal ramifications of the appropriate application of assistive technology in the Individualized Education Program, voicing dyslexia remediation, speech evaluation of habilitation training of children with hearing impairments, and innovative interagency collaboration; (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; (17) international appropriate technology; (18) Easter Seal Student Design Competition; and (19) Whitaker Student Scientific Paper Competition. Presentations include references. (CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Agency Cooperation, Appropriate Technology, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Dyslexia, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment, Federal Legislation, Gerontology, Individualized Education Programs, Legal Responsibility, Mobility Aids, Older Adults, Public Policy, Rehabilitation Programs, Robotics, School Responsibility, Special Education, Teacher Education, Transportation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: RESNA: Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology, Arlington, VA.