New and Published Books
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Addresses an Emerging Shift in Developing Countries The authors and contributors of Ambient Assisted Living have recognized that the demographic profile is changing in many developing countries and have factored in an inversion of the demographic pyramid. The technology of ambient assisted living...
Published June 9th 2015 by CRC Press
Theory and Practice
Rethinking Rehabilitation: Theory and Practice presents cutting-edge thinking on rehabilitation from a range of leading rehabilitation researchers. The book emphasizes discussion on the place of theory in advancing rehabilitation knowledge, unearthing important questions for policy and practice,...
Published March 19th 2015 by CRC Press
Theory, Practice and Evidence
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 10th 2014 by CRC Press
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 5th 2014 by CRC Press
An Evaluation Guide for Professionals
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 18th 2013 by CRC Press
A Human Factors Approach
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 11th 2013 by CRC Press
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 26th 2012 by CRC Press
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 3rd 2012 by CRC Press
From Impairment to Participation
"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 August 1st 2012 by CRC Press
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 26th 2012 by CRC Press
Human Computer Interface Technologies for the Motor Impaired
To Be Published October 12th 2015
Neuroprosthetics: Principles and Applications
To Be Published December 18th 2015
Rehabilitation: A Post-critical Approach
To Be Published January 15th 2016
Neurological Rehabilitation: Spasticity and Contractures in Clinical Practice and Research
To Be Published April 1st 2016