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Assistive Technology and Employment in Low-Resource Environments

Joyojeet Pal

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The early years of implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities have led to an increase in scholarly research relating to disability rights and ... More


Trends in Assistance with Daily Activities: Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities Persist in the U.S. Older Population

Vicki A. Freedman, Linda G. Martin, Jennifer Cornman, Emily M. Agree, and Robert F. Schoeni (eds)

in Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132310
eISBN:
9780226132327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132327.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter investigates the older U.S. population trends in forms of assistance with daily activities and disparities in assistance by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status. Significant ... More


Factors Affecting Aging Services Technology Use in the Aging Population

Joyce W. Tam and Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe

in The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190234737
eISBN:
9780197559543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234737.003.0016
Subject:
Computer Science, Virtual Reality

Age-related changes in physical health and cognitive functions can negatively affect quality of life as well as increase caregiver burden and societal healthcare costs. While aging services ... More


BCI Applications

Jane E. Huggins and Debra Zeitlin

in Brain–Computer Interfaces: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388855
eISBN:
9780199932689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388855.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Many people with disabilities already use assistive technology (AT) to provide accessible interfaces with commercial devices that were not designed with a disabled user in mind. This chapter ... More


Assistive Technology to Support Students in Accessing the Music Curriculum

Emily H. Watts, Kimberly McCord, and Deborah VanderLinde Blair

in Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190234560
eISBN:
9780190234607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234560.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

Advances in technology have made it possible for students to do ordinary and sometimes extraordinary things with considerably more ease, efficiency, and independence. Educators strive to make ... More


Pushing against Boundaries of the Health Care System

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The factors outside the traditional health care system—or straddling the boundary between health care and other sectors—can often have huge implications for persons' health and well being. This ... More


Assistive Technology and Music Assistive Technology to Support Students with Disabilities

Kimberly A. McCord

in Teaching the Postsecondary Music Student with Disabilities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190467760
eISBN:
9780190467807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467760.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, American

Assistive technology as defined in P.L. 100-407 and subsequent laws refers to “any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off-the-shelf, modified, or customized, ... More


Dementia and technology

Mary Marshall

in Inclusive housing in an ageing society: Innovative approaches

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342638
eISBN:
9781447302582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342638.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

People with dementia make up the largest group in long-stay institutional care and, whether within institutions or living in the community, they are extremely vulnerable to forms of social exclusion. ... More


Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities: International Perspectives

Deborah VanderLinde Blair and Kimberly A. McCord (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190234560
eISBN:
9780190234607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234560.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book demonstrates the author’s unique perspectives in special music education theory and practice. Strategies for teachers, teacher educators, and music therapists are provided for a diverse ... More


Educational Challenges for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children in Morocco

Abdelhadi Soudi and Corinne Vinopol

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) individuals have long struggled to be fully included, educationally, socially, and career-wise, in the mainstream of Moroccan society. Although the government has ... More


Disability, Universal Design, and the Digital Humanities

George H. Williams

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0020
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Over the last several decades, scholars have developed standards for how best to create, organize, present, and preserve digital information so that future generations of teachers, students, ... More


Teaching the Postsecondary Music Student with Disabilities

Kimberly A. McCord

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190467760
eISBN:
9780190467807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467760.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Teaching the Postsecondary Music Student with Disabilities offers professors of music information and strategies for teaching the college music student with disabilities. According to the most recent ... More


American and Un-American Bodies: Searching for Fitness through Technology and Sport

Paul K. Longmore

Catherine Kudlick (ed.)

in Telethons: Spectacle, Disability, and the Business of Charity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262075
eISBN:
9780190262105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262075.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

In fully embracing the medical model of disability, telethons both drew on and transmitted distinctly American notions of embodiment. Twentieth-century body ideology interacted with the medical ... More


The ‘space’ in spatial assistance systems: conception, formalization, and computation *

Mehul Bhatt, Carl Schultz, and Christian Freksa

in Representing Space in Cognition: Interrelations of behaviour, language, and formal models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679911
eISBN:
9780191760112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679911.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter is about ‘space’: empty space, spatial structures, and the process of structuring. We organize empty space by building-up structures and artefacts of our everyday existence. This ... More


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