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Finding YOur Way in the Maze of Computer Access technology

The American Journal of Occupational Therapy

Author: Anson, D.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1994

Abstract:

Occupational therapists who must provide alternative computer access are faced with a daunting task. From nearly 500 types of devices, they must decide on a specific access technology that will meet clients’ needs. Without extensive clinical experience, it is difficult to select an appropriate level of intervention from the alternatives without guidance. The RoadMap to Computer Access Technology is a tool that assists clinicians in using the information obtained in an occupational therapy evaluation to select an appropriate level of intervention for a specific client. Clinicians answer a series of yes or no questions and follow the directions on the RoadMap. The RoadMap leads clinicians to a small group of devices that should meet the access needs of the client.


Further Details

Full Title: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy
Pages: 121-129
Volume: 48
Issue: 2
Section: 121
Electronic Resource Number: 10.5014
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 12/06/2013 Hard copy discarded 12/06/2013
Keywords: computersadaptationsOccupational Therapistsclinicians
Reads: 148
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