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By Marcia Scherer PhD MPH FACRM

"This booklet is an intensive and ambitious evaluation, not just of present learn in assistive know-how (AT), but in addition of its dating to cognitive disorder, and of the reports that folks with cognitive disabilities current from delivery or as a result of got mind injury....[It] should be useful not just for healthcare execs, but in addition as an information base for clients, households, and carers."--Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine

"Marcia Scherer's publication is well timed, ambitiously thorough, and gives a framework for realizing advanced wishes and their rehabilitation...Assistive applied sciences and different helps for individuals with mind Impairment is, to my brain, the 1st booklet of adequate intensity, theoretical readability and usability to be substantial as a textbook of this fascinating field."--Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

"Dr. Scherer offers a finished and well-integrated exam of disabilities linked to mind impairment and the way to method using adaptive technologies."--Journal of expertise in Human Services

"[This ebook] supplies a transparent and precise assessment of the way the mind reacts to impairment and offers illustrated examples of powerful integration of AT into the lives of individuals with cognitive incapacity. The assets said are essentially American however the ideas are universal."--The publication of the Australian Rehabilitation and Assistive expertise Association

"The author's robust and numerous adventure in scientific, learn and expertise has ended in a major advisor for practitioners, households, caregivers and people with incapacity who're looking assistive know-how supports."--Brain harm Professional

Integrating present learn with the reviews of individuals with cognitive disabilities, this quantity examines how assistive and cognitive aid applied sciences are being harnessed to supply counsel for considering, remembering, and studying. The booklet vividly describes real-life events within which cognitively impaired participants use assistive helps and the benefits and barriers those contributors understand from their use. It presents info on how cognitively impaired contributors and their households and caregivers can pick out the main acceptable applied sciences from a big selection of lodgings and assets, together with individualized protocols of other kinds of help to facilitate optimum functioning.

The textual content deals practitioners a entire and systematic approach for making sure their consumers' powerful software and usage of this expertise. This ebook also will offer perception for clients of assistive know-how and their households and caregivers to make sure optimum expertise use.

Key beneficial properties:

  • Outlines an efficient approach for integrating assistive applied sciences into the actions and way of life of clients with cognitive disabilities
  • Explains easy methods to fit people with the main applicable units to reinforce self sustaining functioning
  • Provides an in depth review of neurological and actual features of varied cognitive disabilities current at beginning or bought via twist of fate, affliction, or aging
  • Includes figures, checklists, overview instruments, and illustrations through the textual content for more advantageous studying

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