Goins RT, Spencer SM, Goli S, Rogers JC. Department of Community Medicine, Center on Aging, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Nov;58(11):2185-90. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03140.x. The objectives of this study were to examine the prevalence of assistive technology (AT) use, type of assistance used for each activity of… Read More »»
Assistive technology use of older American Indians in a southeastern tribe: the native elder care study
Effects of an assistive technology intervention on older adults with disabilities and their informal caregivers: an exploratory randomized controlled trial.
Mortenson WB, Demers L, Fuhrer MJ, Jutai JW, Lenker J, DeRuyter F. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Apr;92(4):297-306. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e31827d65bf. SOURCE: Centre de recherche de l’institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, Montreal, PQ, Canada. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to demonstrate experimentally that an assistive technology (AT) intervention improves older AT users’… Read More »»
How assistive technology use by individuals with disabilities impacts their caregivers: a systematic review of the research evidence.
Mortenson WB, Demers L, Fuhrer MJ, Jutai JW, Lenker J, DeRuyter F. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Nov;91(11):984-98. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e318269eceb. SOURCE: Centre de recherche de l’institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, Montreal, Canada. Informal caregivers are a critical yet frequently unacknowledged part of the healthcare system. It is commonly presumed that providing assistive technology… Read More »»
Shpigelman CN, Reiter S, Weiss PL. Department of Special Education, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel. email@example.com. Int J Rehabil Res. 2009 Dec;32(4):301-8. doi: 10.1097/MRR.0b013e32831e4519. In recent years an increasing number of people under psychological distress turn to computer-mediated communication for support. A related development is the increasing number of computer-mediated support groups… Read More »»
Ballin L, Balandin S, Stancliffe RJ, Togher L. The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. firstname.lastname@example.org. Int J Speech Lang Pathol. 2011 Oct;13(5):446-57. doi: 10.3109/17549507.2011.522254. Epub 2010 Oct 25. Learning to use a speech generating device (SGD), also known as a voice output communication aid (VOCA), is a challenging experience for new device learners. These learners… Read More »»
Guzman A. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2009 Jan;4(1):9-16. doi: 10.1080/17483100802338473. Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA. email@example.com PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to learn about the methods that Hispanics utilise to pay for assistive technology (AT) and how these compare with a National sample… Read More »»
Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2009 Jan;4(1):1-8. doi: 10.1080/17483100802239648. Johnson KL, Bamer AM, Yorkston KM, Amtmann D. Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org PURPOSE: To investigate the use of assistive technology (AT), unmet needs for AT, and examine correlates of use of memory aids and cognitive strategies among individuals with multiple sclerosis… Read More »»
Support in everyday activities with a home-based electronic memory aid for persons with memory impairments
Boman IL, Bartfai A, Borell L, Tham K, Hemmingsson H. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2010;5(5):339-50. doi: 10.3109/17483100903131777. Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Danderyds Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. email@example.com PURPOSE: The purposes of this study was to examine the possibilities of a home-based electronic memory aid with sensors for persons with memory impairments, as support to carry out everyday… Read More »»
Verdonck MC, Chard G, Nolan M. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2011;6(3):268-81. doi: 10.3109/17483107.2010.525291. Epub 2010 Oct 12. Occupational Therapy, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Rochestown Ave, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, Ireland. firstname.lastname@example.org PURPOSE: This study explores the experiences of Irish people with high cervical spinal cord injuries living with electronic aids to daily living (EADL) and the… Read More »»
Emerging technologies and web accessibility: research challenges and opportunities focussing on vision issues
Harper S, Yesilada Y. University of Manchester, School of Computer Science, Kilburn Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, United Kingdom. This is a technological review paper focussed on identifying both the research challenges and opportunities for further investigation arising from emerging technologies, and it does not aim to propose any recommendation or standard. It is focussed on… Read More »»