The process of matching a person who has a disability with the most appropriate assistive technology requires a series of assessments, typically administered by multidisciplinary teams at specialized centers for technical aid. Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook fills the need for a reference that helps assistive technology experts perform ass
Section I: The Assistive Technology Assessment Model and Basic Definitions: Assessing Individual Functioning and Disability. Measuring Individual Functioning. Measuring the Assistive Technology Match. The Assessment of the Environments of AT Use: Accessibility, Sustainability, and Universal Design. Measuring the Impact of AT on Family Caregivers. Section II: Assessment Professionals: Working on the Multidisciplinary Team: The Cognitive Therapist. The Special Educator. The Psychologist. The Psychotechnologist: A New Profession in the Assistive Technology Assessment. The Optometrist. The Occupational Therapist: Enabling Activities and Participation Using Assistive Technology. Pediatric Specialists in Assistive Solutions. The Geriatrician. Role of Speech-Language Pathologists in Assistive Technology Assessments. Section III: Assistive Technology Devices and Services: Systemic User Experience. Web Solutions for Rehabilitation and Daily Life. Brain-Computer Interfaces: The New Landscape in Assistive Technology. New Rehabilitation Opportunities for Persons with Multiple Disabilities Through the Use of Microswitch Technology. Methods and Technologies for Leisure, Recreation, and an Accessible Sport. Index.