By Giulio E Lancioni,Jeff Sigafoos,Mark F. O'Reilly,Nirbhay N. Singh
For individuals with severe/profound and a number of disabilities, coping with the fundamental must haves of way of life usually poses myriad demanding situations. regardless of nice odds, advances in assistive expertise are creating a distinction in those members’ lives. Advances in microswitches, voice end result communique aids, and computer-based structures are developing new possibilities for residing independently, enhancing uncomplicated existence abilities, and decreasing challenge behaviors between people with mixed motor, sensory, and highbrow disabilities.
This special quantity examines how schooling and rehabilitation can enhance the lives of even these members most influenced by way of severe/profound and a number of disabilities. Interventions at present in use and in experimental levels are surveyed when it comes to how they paintings and their applicability to consumers with a number of wishes. additionally, it examines the features of developmentally disabled populations and gives guidance for selecting compatible applied sciences. It provides empirical proof at the advances in enhancing interplay with caregivers, keep an eye on of the house atmosphere, dealing with self-care initiatives, and different middle abilities.
Assistive Technology examines interventions which are leading edge, respectful of the honor of consumers, and sensible for ongoing use, including:
• Microswitches in habilitation programs.
• Speech-generating units for conversation and social development.
• tutorial know-how for selling educational, paintings, and rest skills.
• Assistive expertise for selling ambulation.
• Orientation platforms for selling move indoors.
• Assistive know-how for lowering challenge behaviors.
A cutting-edge consultant to a turning out to be box, Assistive Technology is a useful source for researchers, clinicians, graduate scholars in addition to clinicians and allied execs in developmental psychology, rehabilitation and rehabilitative medication, studying and guideline, occupational treatment, speech-language pathology, and academic technology.
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Assistive Technology: Interventions for Individuals with Severe/Profound and Multiple Disabilities: 0 (Autism and Child Psychopathology Series) by Giulio E Lancioni,Jeff Sigafoos,Mark F. O'Reilly,Nirbhay N. Singh