ERIC Number: EJ322194
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
The Use of an Electronic Switch to Increase Independent Head Control in a Severely Handicapped Student.
May, Deborah C.
Journal of Special Education Technology, v6 n4 p14-19 Fall 1983
The paper discusses the use of active stimulation devices which use various types of electronic switches to provide positive reinforcement for desired movement in severely handicapped students. Data show the effects of using an electronic switch to increase independent head control in a spastic quadriplegic severely handicapped girl. The problems and benefits of using electronic switches are discussed. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
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