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Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

Series Editor: Marcia J. Scherer, Dave Muller

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  1. Rehabilitation Goal Setting

    Theory, Practice and Evidence

    Edited by Richard J. Siegert, William M. M. Levack

    Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

    Written to provide clinicians, educators, researchers, and students in rehabilitation with a comprehensive overview of the theory, practice, and evidence base of goal setting, this first-of-its-kind reference provides an authoritative, state-of-the-art knowledge of the practice. The authors cover a...

    Published July 9th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Devices for Mobility and Manipulation for People with Reduced Abilities

    By Teodiano Freire Bastos-Filho, Dinesh Kumar, Sridhar Poosapadi Arjunan

    Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

    The development and application of assistive technology can help those with reduced abilities improve their quality of life and reduce their dependence on others. Written in layman’s terms, Devices for Mobility and Manipulation for People with Reduced Abilities provides research and information on...

    Published May 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Computer Systems Experiences of Users with and Without Disabilities

    An Evaluation Guide for Professionals

    By Simone Borsci, Masaaki Kurosu, Stefano Federici, Maria Laura Mele

    Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

    This book provides the necessary tools for the evaluation of the interaction between the user who is disabled and the computer system that was designed to assist that person. The book creates an evaluation process that is able to assess the user's satisfaction with a developed system. Presenting a...

    Published November 17th 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Computer Access for People with Disabilities

    A Human Factors Approach

    By Richard C. Simpson

    Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

    Incorporating Compass Computer Access Assessment software, Computer Access for People with Disabilities: A Human Factors Approach provides the information clinicians need to know in order to provide effective alternative computer access solutions to individuals with disabilities. Originally...

    Published January 10th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Assistive Technology for Blindness and Low Vision

    Edited by Roberto Manduchi, Sri Kurniawan

    Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

    Assistive technology has made it feasible for individuals with a wide range of impairments to engage in many activities, such as education and employment, in ways not previously possible. The key factor is to create consumer-driven technologies that solve the problems by addressing the needs of...

    Published October 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Quality of Life Technology Handbook

    Edited by Richard Schulz

    Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

    A collaboration between leading scientists, practitioners, and researchers at Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, this book is a comprehensive resource describing Quality of Life technologies and their development, evaluation, adoption, and commercialization. It takes an...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation

    From Impairment to Participation

    Edited by Marcia Finlayson

    Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

    "MS is always in the back of your mind. If there is something you want to do, you always wonder if the MS will allow you do to it."—Darlene, living with MS for 22 years Living with multiple sclerosis (MS) is challenging and multidimensional. MS pervades all aspects of life: one’s body becomes...

    Published July 31st 2012 by CRC Press

  8. Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook

    Edited by Stefano Federici, Marcia Scherer

    Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

    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...

    Published March 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Paediatric Rehabilitation Engineering

    From Disability to Possibility

    Edited by Tom Chau, Jillian Fairley

    Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

    Innovations in paediatric rehabilitation engineering can serve as a springboard to education, psychosocial, social, physical and cognitive development for children and youth with disabilities. Instead of providing an overview of rehabilitation engineering, Paediatric Rehabilitation Engineering...

    Published December 16th 2010 by CRC Press

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