The Illustrated Guide to Assistive Technology and Devices

The Illustrated Guide to Assistive Technology and Devices

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This practical guide looks at the use of AT/AD (assistive technologies/assistive devices) to help those with disabilities perform functions that otherwise might be difficult or impossible. These include mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs, and mobile vans; as well as hardware, software, and peripherals; talking ATMs; and strobe light alarm systems. Featuring 100 black-and-white photographs, the book includes real-life examples of how people with disabilities are successful utilizing AT, and it presents strategies for dealing with the emotional issues related to AT/AD.Some ECUs are voice controlled; others are operated by remote controls or switches. ... The key is to look for a system that has excellent voice control regardless of background noise, says GimpGeara#39;s Felling. ... You can program in your own voice commands to go to a specific channel using the call sign, such as ESPN or Bravo, or use macros to play a ... Toyota Sienna. The Toyota Sienna wheelchair van has a roomy. SiCare Standard. The SiCare environmental control unit lets usersanbsp;...

Title:The Illustrated Guide to Assistive Technology and Devices
Author:Suzanne Robitaille
Publisher:Demos Medical Publishing - 2010


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