Assistive Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Assistive Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

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Release Date: August, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 1794
ISBN13: 9781466644229|ISBN10: 1466644222|EISBN13: 9781466644236|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4422-9


Individuals with disabilities often have difficulty accomplishing tasks, living independently, and utilizing information technologies; simple aspects of daily life taken for granted by non-disabled individuals.

Assistive Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications presents a comprehensive collection of research, developments, and knowledge on technologies that enable disabled individuals to function effectively and accomplish otherwise impossible tasks. These volumes serve as a crucial reference source for experts in fields as diverse as healthcare, information science, education, engineering, and human-computer interaction, with applications bridging multiple disciplines.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Adaptive Learning Systems
  • Adaptive Technologies
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Augmentative Communication
  • Biomechatronics
  • Cognitive Orthotics
  • Computer Accessibility
  • Disability Informatics

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.