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Research in Developmental Disabilities

2010 Volume 31, Number 3

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Number of articles: 3

  1. Extended Automatic Pointing Assistive Program--A Pointing Assistance Program to Help People with Developmental Disabilities Improve Their Pointing Efficiency

    Ching-Hsiang Shih, Chia-Chun Li, Ching-Tien Shih, Kun-Tsan Lin & Ching-Shui Lo

    The latest research adopted software technology to improve pointing performance is through an Automatic Pointing Assistive Program (APAP). However, APAP has some limitations. This study evaluated... More

    pp. 672-679

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  2. Post-Coma Persons with Motor and Communication/Consciousness Impairments Choose among Environmental Stimuli and Request Stimulus Repetitions via Assistive Technology

    Giulio E. Lancioni, Nirbhay N. Singh, Mark F. O'Reilly, Jeff Sigafoos, Francesca Buonocunto, Valentina Sacco, Fabio Colonna, Jorge Navarro, Crocifissa Lanzilotti, Doretta Oliva & Gianfranco Megna

    This study assessed whether a program based on microswitch and computer technology would enable three post-coma participants (adults) with motor and communication/consciousness impairments to... More

    pp. 777-783

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  3. Promoting Ambulation Responses among Children with Multiple Disabilities through Walkers and Microswitches with Contingent Stimuli

    Giulio E. Lancioni, Nirbhay N. Singh, Mark F. O'Reilly, Jeff Sigafoos, Doretta Oliva, Angela Smaldone, Maria L. La Martire, Fabrizio Stasolla, Francesca Castagnaro & Jop Groeneweg

    Children with severe or profound intellectual and motor disabilities often present problems of balance and ambulation and spend much of their time sitting or lying, with negative consequences for... More

    pp. 811-816

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