Clinician's Guide to Assistive Technology,

Clinician's Guide to Assistive Technology

Edited by: Don A. Olson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Medical Schools; Director, Dixon Education and Training, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; and Frank DeRuyter, PhD, Director and Associate Professor, Speech Pathology and Audiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


Section I: Assistive Technology Principles
Introduction
Chapter 1 Matching Consumers Across the Life Span with the Most Appropriate Assistive Technologies
Chapter 2: Contexts: Assistive Technology at Home, School, and Work, and in the
Community
Chapter 3: Human Factors and Environmental Access
Chapter 4: Assistive Technology Service Delivery
Chapter 5: Outcomes
Chapter 6: Funding and Public Policy

Section II: Technologies for Information, Communication and Access
Introduction
Chapter 7: Computer Access
Chapter 8: Information Technologies
Chapter 9: Augmentative/Alternative Communication
Chapter 10: Integrated Systems
Chapter 11: Sensory Aids: Vision
Chapter 12: Sensory Aids: Hearing

Section III: Technologies for Manipulation
Introduction
Chapter 13: Seating Intervention and Postural Control
Chapter 14: Upper Limb Orthotics
Chapter 15: Adaptive Aids
Chapter 16: Upper Limb Prosthetics
Chapter 17: Robotics/Manipulators

Section IV: Technologies for Ambulation and Locomotion
Introduction
Chapter 18: Lower Limb Prosthetics
Chapter 19: Wheelchair Mobility
Chapter 20: Spatial Orientation and Wayfinding
Chapter 21: Driver Evaluation and Vehicle Modification
Chapter 22: Lower Limb Orthotics

Section V: Technologies for Environmental Access
Introduction
Chapter 23: Environmental Access in the Workplace
Chapter 24: Home Environments, Automation, and Environmental Control
Chapter 25: Adaptive Aids for Self-care and Child-care
Chapter 26: Recreation/Play Environments.