Cook and Hussey's Assistive Technologies- E-Book: Principles and Practice by Albert M. Cook, PhD, PECook and Hussey's Assistive Technologies- E-Book: Principles and Practice by Albert M. Cook, PhD, PE

Cook and Hussey's Assistive Technologies- E-Book: Principles and Practice

byAlbert M. Cook, PhD, PE, Albert M. Cook, Janice Miller Polgar, PhD, OT

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Master the assistive strategies you need to make confident clinical decisions and help improve the quality of life for people with disabilities with the latest edition of this comprehensive text. Based on the Human Activity Assistive Technology (HAAT) model developed by the authors, the book provides detailed coverage of the broad range of devices, services, and practices that comprise assistive technology and focuses on the relationship between the human user and the assisted activity within specific contexts.

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Title:Cook and Hussey's Assistive Technologies- E-Book: Principles and PracticeFormat:OtherDimensions:592 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 7, 2013Publisher:Elsevier Health SciencesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323266304

ISBN - 13:9780323266307

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Table of Contents

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

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