Assistive Technologies and Other Supports for People With by Marcia Scherer PhD MPH FACRM PDF

By Marcia Scherer PhD MPH FACRM

"This publication is an intensive and ambitious review, not just of present learn in assistive expertise (AT), but additionally of its dating to cognitive disorder, and of the reports that individuals with cognitive disabilities current from start or as a result of received mind injury....[It] could be invaluable not just for healthcare pros, but in addition as an information base for clients, households, and carers."--Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine

"Marcia Scherer's booklet is well timed, ambitiously thorough, and offers a framework for realizing advanced wishes and their rehabilitation...Assistive applied sciences and different helps for individuals with mind Impairment is, to my brain, the 1st e-book of adequate intensity, theoretical readability and value to be massive as a textbook of this interesting field."--Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

"Dr. Scherer presents a accomplished and well-integrated exam of disabilities linked to mind impairment and the way to method using adaptive technologies."--Journal of know-how in Human Services

"[This publication] supplies a transparent and designated evaluation of ways the mind reacts to impairment and offers illustrated examples of powerful integration of AT into the lives of individuals with cognitive incapacity. The assets talked about are basically American however the rules are universal."--The publication of the Australian Rehabilitation and Assistive expertise Association

"The author's powerful and numerous adventure in medical, examine and know-how has led to a major advisor for practitioners, households, caregivers and folks with incapacity who're looking assistive expertise supports."--Brain damage Professional

Integrating present examine with the reports of individuals with cognitive disabilities, this quantity examines how assistive and cognitive help applied sciences are being harnessed to supply counsel for pondering, remembering, and studying. The publication vividly describes real-life occasions within which cognitively impaired participants use assistive helps and the benefits and boundaries those contributors understand from their use. It presents details on how cognitively impaired contributors and their households and caregivers can decide on the main acceptable applied sciences from a wide range of lodgings and assets, together with individualized protocols of other varieties of help to facilitate optimum functioning.

The textual content bargains practitioners a entire and systematic procedure for making sure their consumers' potent software and usage of this expertise. This ebook also will supply perception for clients of assistive know-how and their households and caregivers to make sure optimum expertise use.

Key positive factors:

  • Outlines a good method for integrating assistive applied sciences into the actions and way of life of clients with cognitive disabilities
  • Explains the way to fit people with the main acceptable units to augment self sustaining functioning
  • Provides a close evaluate of neurological and actual features of assorted cognitive disabilities current at delivery or bought via twist of fate, ailment, or aging
  • Includes figures, checklists, overview instruments, and illustrations through the textual content for more desirable studying

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