Assistive Technology in the Workplace - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

Assistive Technology in the Workplace - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

By Desleigh de Jonge, B Occ Thy, M Phil(Occ Thy), Lecturer, Occupational Therapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; Marcia Scherer, PhD, MPH, Director, Institute for Matching Person and Technology, University of Rochester Medical Center; Adjunct Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Senior Research Associate, International Center for Hearing and Speech Research, Webster, NY, USA and Sylvia Rodger, PhD, M Ed St, B Occ Thy, Senior Lecturer and Head, Department of Occupational Therapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia


1. Technology at Work

2. Review of the Development of Assistive Technology Models

3. Consumer-Centered Process for Technology Acquisition and Use

4. Identifying the Right Technology

5. Acquiring Technology for Work

6. Introducing Assistive Technology into the Workplace

7. Optimizing the Use of Technology in the Workplace

8. Issues for the Assistive Technology User in the Workplace

9. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Technology in the Workplace

Appendix A. Questions to Guide Identifying Potential Technologies

Appendix B. Questions to Guide Choosing a Supplier

Appendix C. Questions to Guide Trialing Devices

Appendix D. Questions to Guide Choosing the Best Technology

Appendix E. Questions to Guide the Acquisition of Technology

Appendix F. Questions to Guide Working with a Supplier

Appendix G. Questions to Guide Customization

Appendix H. Questions to Guide Learning to Use Your Technology

Appendix I. Questions to Guide the Long-Term Use of Assistive Technology in the Workplace

Appendix J. Resources and Weblinks