RECREAbility: Recreation and Ability: Explore the Possibilities! Proceedings of the RESNA 95 Annual Conference Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 9-14, 1995.Report as inadecuate




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Proceedings from this conference focus on the progress and potential of assistive and rehabilitation technology for individuals with disabilities and ways that RESNA members can make the ideas be realized. Presentations are provided on the following topics: (1) service delivery and public policy issues; (2) personal transportation; (3) augmentative and alternative communication; (4) quantitative functional assessment; (5) special education, including multimedia for assistive technology training and recruitment, interface specification for children with severe physical disabilities using robotics or other assistive technology, documenting assistive technology use, and the use of observation via audiotapes and computer spreadsheets to improve oral reading; (6) technology transfer; (7) sensory aids; (8) wheeled mobility and seating; (9) electrical stimulation; (10) computer applications; (11) rural rehabilitation; (12) assistive robotics and mechatronics; (13) job accommodations; (14) information networking; (15) gerontology; (16) international appropriate technology; (17) personal assistance services and assistive technology; (18) universal access; (19) cognitive disability and technology; (19) rehabilitation engineers; (20) development toward a direct brain interface to control assistive technologies; and (21) Whitaker Student Scientific Paper Competition. Presentations include references. (CR)

Descriptors: Adults, Appropriate Technology, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment, Federal Legislation, Foreign Countries, Gerontology, Mobility Aids, Multimedia Instruction, Older Adults, Public Policy, Reading Instruction, Rehabilitation Programs, Robotics, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Severe Disabilities, Special Education, Teacher Education, Transportation, Wheelchairs











Author: Langton, Anthony, Ed.

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