Rehabilitation Technology

By Glenn E Hedman

© 1990 – CRC Press

173 pages

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Hardback: 9781560240334
pub: 1990-11-21
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About the Book

This volume informs physical therapists, occupational therapists, and rehabilitation technologists about the devices that are available today and provides important background information on these devices. Nationally recognized leaders in rehabilitation technology service delivery share their practical expertise. Each chapter provides sources--suggested readings and professional organizations--for further information on each topic. This volume will be useful in the future in giving professionals a method for seeing where new devices fit into the spectrum of assistive technology.

Table of Contents


  • Preface
  • Overview of Rehabilitation Technology
  • Seating Systems: The Therapist and Rehabilitation Engineering Team
  • In Search of Power for the Pediatric Client
  • A Developmental Approach to the Use of Toys for Facilitation of Environmental Control
  • Computer Access
  • Pediatric Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Funding for Assistive Technology and Related Services: An Annotated Bibliography

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General
MEDICAL / Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation