Cook and Hussey's Assistive Technologies, Principles and Practice, 3rd Edition

Cook and Hussey's Assistive Technologies

3rd Edition Principles and Practice

By Albert M. Cook, PhD, PE, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; and Janice Miller Polgar, PhD, OT, Associate Professor, School of Occupational Therapy, Elborn College, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada


Part 1: Introduction and Framework

1. Introduction and Overview

2. A Framework for Assistive Technologies

3. The Disabled Human User of Assistive Technologies

Part 2: Service Delivery in Assistive Technologies

4. Delivering Assistive Technology Services to the Customer

5. Funding Assistive Technology Services and Systems

Part 3: The Activities: General Purpose Assistive Technologies

6. Seating Systems as Extrinsic Enablers for Assistive Technologies

7. The Human-Assistive Technology Interface

8. Sensory Aids for Persons with Visual Impairment

9. Sensory Aids for Persons with Auditory Impairment

Part 4: The Activities: Performance Areas

10. Assistive Technology for Cognitive Augmentation

11. Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems

12. Technologies that Enable Mobility

13. Technologies that Enable Transportation

14. Technologies that Aid Manipulation and Control of the Environment

Part 5: The Contexts for Assistive Technology Applications

15. Assistive Technologies in the Context of the Classroom

16. Assistive Technologies in the Context of Work

Appendix: Resources

Glossary