AbleData: a resource of assistive technology information
Contributor(s):: Fitzpatrick, R. B.
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
Contributor(s):: Winkle, M., Zimmerman, B.
Assistance dogs in occupational therapy practice: A survey of Australian occupational therapists' experiences and recommendations
Contributor(s):: Chan, K. W., Young, J., Williams, L. J., Nottle, C.
Assistive Device Use among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Profile of Canadians Using Hearing, Vision, and Mobility Devices in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging
Contributor(s):: Ishigami, Yoko, Jutai, Jeffrey, Kirkland, Susan
There is increasing recognition that using assistive devices can support healthy aging. Minimizing discomfort and loss of function and increasing independence can have a substantial impact physically, psychologically, and financially on persons with functional impairments and resulting activity...
Assistive Technology and Dolphin Therapy: A Wonderful Combination
Contributor(s):: Smith, Eli, Thomasson, Gretchen
Assistive Technology Use among Older Adults with Vision Loss: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Canadian Newspapers
Contributor(s):: Fuchigami, Katharine, McGrath, Colleen, Bengall, Jordana, Kim, Stephanie, Debbie Laliberte, Rudman
Low vision assistive devices are often positioned as enabling continued social participation and engagement by older adults in everyday activities; however, previous research suggests that the use of such technologies is restricted by various environmental factors. With little attention...
Australian occupational therapists' knowledge of the purpose, scope, and funding of assistance dogs
Contributor(s):: Iong, K. K., Bould, E., Lalor, A., Callaway, L.
Beyond the Benefits of Assistance Dogs: Exploring Challenges Experienced by First-Time Handlers
| Contributor(s):: Gravrok, J., Bendrups, D., Howell, T., Bennett, P.
Care robots for the supermarket shelf: a product gap in assistive technologies
| Contributor(s):: Blackman, T. I. M.
Dogs in practice: beyond pet therapy
| Contributor(s):: Winkle, M.
Effective Multidisciplinary Search Strategies for Assistance Animals: A Librarian's Perspective
| Contributor(s):: Fausak, E. D.
Effects of a trained mobility assistance dog on upper extremity muscular effort during wheelchair propulsion on tiled and carpeted floors in individuals with a spinal cord injury
| Contributor(s):: Martin-Lemoyne, V., Vincent, C., Boutros, G. E. H., Routhier, F., Gagnon, D. H.
Expounding the rehabilitation service for acquired visual impairment contingent on assistive technology acceptance
| Contributor(s):: Kan, C. R., Wang, C. Y.
Purpose: Globally, approximately 285 million people have visual impairments, with over 39 million people having full blindness. Beginning in the late nineteenth century, assistive devices such as service dogs, braille reading devices, and white canes have aided those with visual impairments. From...
Global innovations to enhance the lives of older people
Granny and the robots: ethical issues in robot care for the elderly
| Contributor(s):: Sharkey, A., Sharkey, N.
Impacts of Mobility Dogs on Kinematics during Ambulation: A Quantitative Study
| Contributor(s):: Altman, K., Glumm, S., Stainton, K., Herlache-Pretzer, E., Webster, S., Winkle, M. Y.
While prior research has explored various physiological consequences associated with assistive device use for ambulation, limited research has specifically explored the impact of mobility dog partnership on human kinematics. This descriptive study examined the impact of mobility dog partnership...
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...
Musings of Someone in the Disability Support Services Field for Almost 40 Years
| Contributor(s):: Goodin, Sam
New and noteworthy
| Contributor(s):: Morgan, S.