Assistive Technologies and Other Supports for People With Brain Impairment

Publication Year: 2011

Edition: 1

Authors/Editor: Scherer, Marcia

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-610645-2

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Integrating current research with the experiences of people with cognitive disabilities, this volume examines how assistive and cognitive support technologies are being harnessed to provide assistance for thinking, remembering, and learning. The book vividly describes real-life situations in which cognitively impaired individuals use assistive supports and the advantages and limitations these individuals perceive from their use. It provides information on how cognitively impaired individuals and their families and caregivers can select the most appropriate technologies from a wide array of accommodations and resources, including individualized protocols of different forms of support to facilitate optimal functioning.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Scherer, Marcia
ISBN: 978-0-82-610645-2
Language: English
Edition: 1
Pages: 400
Year: 2011