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Accessibility of Assistive Technologies as a Factor in the Successful Realization of the Labor Potential of Persons with Disabilities: Russia’s Experience
Contributor(s):: Aleksandrova, Olga, Nenakhova, Yulia
Pain, fatigue, function and participation among long-term manual wheelchair users partnered with a mobility service dog
Contributor(s):: Vincent, C., Gagnon, D. H., Dumont, F.
Beyond the Benefits of Assistance Dogs: Exploring Challenges Experienced by First-Time Handlers
Contributor(s):: Gravrok, J., Bendrups, D., Howell, T., Bennett, P.
Effective Multidisciplinary Search Strategies for Assistance Animals: A Librarian's Perspective
Contributor(s):: Fausak, E. D.
Visually Impaired People in Iran: Cultural and Environmental Effects on Orientation and Mobility Services
Contributor(s):: Taheri-Araghi, M.
Some Thoughts about Acquiring and Learning to Use a Dog Guide
Contributor(s):: Lambert, Robert M.
Musings of Someone in the Disability Support Services Field for Almost 40 Years
Contributor(s):: Goodin, Sam
Use of and disparities in access to adaptive devices among U.S. adults with age-related eye diseases
Contributor(s):: Gibson, D. M.
Quality of Life of Service Dog Partners
Contributor(s):: Robert Wesley Milan
Medical advances are constantly increasing survival rates of individuals experiencing traumatic accidents and infants born with disabilities. Medical advances have also significantly increased the life expectancy of individuals living with disabilities as well as the general population. Along...
Investigation of the Effects of Service Dogs on Individuals Who Use Wheelchairs
Contributor(s):: Amanda Marie Reinsfelder
With modern medicine and advances in technology, people are living longer and expecting a higher quality of life. Individuals may not be receiving the ideal assistive devices because they are not sure where to obtain the proper equipment, or what is available. An increased flow of informational...
The Impact of Service Dogs on Engagement in Occupation among Females with Mobility Impairments: A Qualitative Descriptive Study
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Contributor(s):: Ellen Herlache-Pretzer, Melissa Y. Winkle, Rachel Csatari, Alyssa Kolanowski, Amy Londry, Rachel Dawson
It is becoming more common for people with disabilities to procure service dogs as a form of assistive technology (AT). However, there is little qualitative research examining the impact of service dogs on engagement in valued daily activities (occupations) among persons with mobility...
To What Extent Can the Use of a Mobility Assistance Dog Reduce Upper Limb Efforts When Manual Wheelchair Users Ascend a Ramp?
Contributor(s):: Martin-Lemoyne, Valérie, Gagnon, Dany H., Routhier, François, Poissant, Lise, Tousignant, Michel, Corriveau, Hélène, Vincent, Claude
Granny and the robots: ethical issues in robot care for the elderly
Contributor(s):: Sharkey, A., Sharkey, N.
Care robots for the supermarket shelf: a product gap in assistive technologies
Contributor(s):: Blackman, T. I. M.
Assistive Technology and Dolphin Therapy: A Wonderful Combination
Contributor(s):: Smith, Eli, Thomasson, Gretchen
Global innovations to enhance the lives of older people
AbleData: a resource of assistive technology information
Contributor(s):: Fitzpatrick, R. B.
Contributor(s):: Winkle, M., Zimmerman, B.
Dogs in practice: beyond pet therapy
Contributor(s):: Winkle, M.