Adaptive Technology for Special Human Needs

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SUNY Press, May 4, 1995 - Education - 164 pages
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This book provides an overview of the use of computers to assist individuals who have disabilities. The book provides the reader with a comprehensive introduction to the possibilities and limitations inherent in the emerging field of Adaptive Technology.

 

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Contents

PREFACE
1
INTRODUCTION
3
COMPUTERS AND SPECIAL NEEDS
13
INPUT AND OUTPUT DEVICES
27
ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND THE PHYSICALLY AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED
53
ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND THE SPEECH AND HEARING IMPAIRED
75
ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND THE COGNITIVELY IMPAIRED
101
HYPERMEDIA AND INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
125
CONCLUSION
133
MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS
139
INFORMATION SERVICES AND DATA BASES
147
ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED WITH ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGY
149
NOTES
153
INDEX
161
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Arlene Brett is an Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning, School of Education, University of Miami. She is the co-author with Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr. of The Complete Block Book, and The Complete Playground Book with Robin Moore and Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr.

Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr. is a Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning, School of Education, University of Miami. His most recent book is Video Kids: Making Sense of Nintendo.

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