The variable changes in consumers, was measured by asking respondents the following two questions: `Have you changed since you started using your assistive
Amanda Hartmann, a speech pathologist from Spectronics, a leading assistive
technology service provider in Australia, discussed the different ways through which technology can enrich the lives of autistic people by providing them with the necessary tools to communicate and interact with people around them.
To build on previous research, the study presented here investigated the knowledge and skills of graduate students who took a course on assistive
technology at three university programs from 2005 to 2011.
Develop an effective network of state and local agencies, non-profit organizations and consumer advocacy groups to work with the Partnership for Assistive
First Bank, for example, offers an "Accessibility Financing Program specifically for purchases of assistive
devices and living aids.
The 2010 World Assistive
GameMaster Tournament Exhibition was supervised by National Science Council, Taiwan, and organized by National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, University of Washington, U.
Director of Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs in Dubai Isphana al Khatib said, "Some of the identified collaborative activities include raising awareness about available technologies, identifying and providing suitable technology solutions for persons with disabilities, training individuals with disability and developing professional skills in the use of assistive
technologies as well as extending support in research, development and outreach initiatives".
Easily recognized assistive
technology devices include products like walkers, manual wheelchairs, grab bars and other aids for daily living.
These new tools allow rehabilitation workers to transmit more and better data farther and wider, whether it's a digitally enhanced image, the salient points of a mental health exam replayed for colleagues or the videotape assessment of a person with disability for an assistive
This report provides: An overview of the markets for disabled and elderly assistive
technologies, which encompasses a broad range of devices, from "low-tech" products such as eyeglasses and large-print books to technologically sophisticated products such as voice synthesizers, Braille readers, and wireless monitoring devices.
technology is an umbrella term that includes assistive
, adaptive and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities.
Muscat: Social entrepreneurship is a 'premature' concept in Oman which needs be promoted to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) operating in this area, says the founder of Oman's first assistive
technology centre for the disabled.