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Leahy, James A. – SEDL, 2011
This "FOCUS Technical Brief" provides examples of how technology-focused grantees funded by NIDRR [National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research], such as Small Business Innovation Research projects and Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers, can embed knowledge translation efforts throughout the technology transfer…
Descriptors: Technology Transfer, Information Dissemination, Grants, Disabilities
Moore, Britta; Fuhrman, Susan; Karg, Patricia – RESNA (NJ1), 2010
This study quantitatively reviews publicly available state policies as they relate to the transportation of wheelchair-seated students in school buses. Inclusion of best practices in specially equipped school bus and driver training policies was assessed. Key points of interest within state policies were identified based on site visits, common…
Descriptors: School Buses, Driver Education, Student Transportation, Bus Transportation
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Balan, Oana; Moldoveanu, Alin; Moldoveanu, Florica; Nagy, Hunor; Wersenyi, Gyorgy; Unnporsson, Runar – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2017
Introduction: As the number of people with visual impairments (that is, those who are blind or have low vision) is continuously increasing, rehabilitation and engineering researchers have identified the need to design sensory-substitution devices that would offer assistance and guidance to these people for performing navigational tasks. Auditory…
Descriptors: Audio Equipment, Educational Games, Assistive Technology, Visual Impairments
Hollingsworth, Jan Carter – Exceptional Parent, 2007
This article reports how the engineering students at the University of South Florida (USP) presented their latest inventions last April 17 and 19. As part of a senior level class in the rehabilitation engineering and technology program, these students were challenged to design assistive devices that will aid those with disabilities to better…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Intellectual Property, Innovation, Undergraduate Students
Institute for Information Studies, Falls Church, VA. – 1979
Intended for use by rehabilitation counselors and work supervisors, the sourcebook contains 173 problems and solutions provided by rehabilitation engineering. A section titled "Guidelines for Formulating Problem Statements" is intended to summarize the most effective ways for either disabled individuals or rehabilitation practitioners to…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Electromechanical Aids
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Rosen, Lauren; Arva, Julianna; Furumasu, Jan; Harris, Michele; Lange, Michelle L.; McCarthy, Elisabeth; Kermoian, Rosanne; Pinkerton, Heather; Plummer, Teresa; Roos, Jodi; Sabet, Andrina; Vander Schaaf, Paula; Wonsettler, Terri – Assistive Technology, 2009
This document, approved by the Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Board of Directors in March 2007, shares typical clinical applications and provides evidence from the literature supporting the use of power wheelchairs for children. It is RESNA's position that age, limited vision or cognition,…
Descriptors: Children, Assistive Technology, Physical Mobility, Attitudes
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Arva, Julianna; Schmeler, Mark R.; Lange, Michelle L.; Lipka, Daniel D.; Rosen, Lauren E. – Assistive Technology, 2009
This document, approved by the Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Board of Directors in September 2005, shares typical clinical applications and provides evidence from the literature supporting the use of seat-elevating devices for wheelchair users. Wheelchair mobility is often only considered from…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Accessibility (for Disabled), Physical Mobility, Daily Living Skills
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Bauer, Stephen M.; Flagg, Jennifer L. – Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits, 2010
A standard and comprehensive model is needed to evaluate and compare technology transfer systems and the stakeholders within these systems. The principle systems considered include federal laboratories, U.S. universities, the rehabilitation engineering research centers (RERCs), and large small business innovation research programs. An earlier…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Technology Transfer, Program Effectiveness, Educational Technology
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Stone, Vathsala I.; Lockett, Michelle; Usiak, Douglas J.; Arthanat, Sajay – Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits, 2010
This paper presents methodology and findings from three product efficacy studies that verify the quality of life benefits resulting from prior research, development, and transfer activities. The paper then discusses key lessons learned with implications for product evaluation practice. The studies assessed the quality of three assistive technology…
Descriptors: Summative Evaluation, Quality of Life, Technology Transfer, Program Effectiveness
Caudrey, David J.; Seeger, Barry R. – Rehabilitation Literature, 1983
A study was undertaken to determine the extent to which a rehabilitation engineering service met the needs and expectations of 100 patients (or parents of child patients). The patients were interviewed an average of 16 weeks after a new piece of equipment was supplied. (Author)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Equipment Utilization, Followup Studies, Mobility Aids
Selwyn, Donald – Hearing and Speech Action, 1975
The director of the National Institute for Rehabilitation Engineering provides a favorable opinion of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company's plan to replace magnetic output receivers in telephones with an acoustic coupling device. (GW)
Descriptors: Electromechanical Aids, Exceptional Child Services, Hearing Impairments, Partial Hearing
Stokes, Rembert R. – Hearing and Speech Action, 1975
A representative of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company responds to a statement by the director of the National Institute for Rehabilitation Engineering on telephone communication systems for the hearing impaired. (GW)
Descriptors: Exceptional Child Services, Hearing Impairments, Partial Hearing, Technology
Saks, David – Hearing and Speech Action, 1975
The author takes issue with a statement by the director of the National Institute of Rehabilitation Engineering which suggests that telephones with acoustic coupling devices will be as effective for hard of hearing persons as those with magnetic coupling. (GW)
Descriptors: Exceptional Child Services, Hearing Impairments, Partial Hearing, Technology
Krebs, Donald F. – Hearing and Speech Action, 1975
An audiologist takes issue with statements by the director of the National Institute for Rehabilitation Engineering which suggest that telephones with acoustic coupling devices will be as effective for hard of hearing persons as those with magnetic coupling. (GW)
Descriptors: Exceptional Child Services, Hearing Impairments, Partial Hearing, Technology
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Strobel, Wendy; Arthanat, Sajay; Bauer, Stephen; Flagg, Jennifer – Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits, 2007
The primary market research outlined in this paper was conducted by the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technology Transfer to identify critical technology needs for people with learning disabilities. Based on the research conducted, the underlying context of these technology needs is Universal Design for Learning (UDL). The paper…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Technology Transfer, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology
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