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Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits

2006 Volume 3, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. The State of Assistive Technology: Themes from an Outcomes Summit

    Howard P. Parette, George R. Peterson-Karlan, Sean Smith, Tracy Gray & Heidi Silver-Pacuilla

    This article presents findings from a December, 2005, national assistive technology (AT) Outcomes Summit attended by AT experts representing vendors, higher education, government, and public... More

    pp. 15-33

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  2. Perspectives of Outcome Data from Assistive Technology Developers

    Kathy Longenecker Rust & Roger O. Smith

    The assistive technology (AT) field acknowledges that different stakeholders vary in their perspectives of service delivery outcomes. While the literature delineates consumers, caregivers and... More

    pp. 34-52

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  3. A Case Study Model for Augmentative and Alternative Communication Outcomes

    Katya Hill

    Case studies are an accepted method for reporting treatment outcomes. However, to be useful and authentic, a systematic and principled approach to collecting, analyzing, and reporting case data... More

    pp. 53-66

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  4. AAC, Employment, and Independent Living: A Success Story

    Carole L. Isakson, Sheryl Burghstahler & Anthony Arnold

    It has been well documented that individuals with significant physical disabilities who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) face considerable challenges in finding and maintaining ... More

    pp. 67-79

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  5. An Action Research Study of Computer-Assisted Instruction within the First-Grade Classroom

    Tara Jeffs, Anna Evmenova, Sandra Hopfengardner Warren & Robin L. Rider

    This investigation examined the use of computer-assisted instruction (i.e., "WordMaker") on students having different levels of reading ability. Of particular interest were the effects of ... More

    pp. 80-95

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  6. Comparison of Semantic versus Syntactic Message Formulation: A Pilot Study

    Rupal Patel, Katherine Schooley & Rajiv Radhakrishnan

    Two prototype voice output communication aids were implemented to compare methods of graphic symbol message formulation; one emulated current devices that require syntactical ordering of icons ... More

    pp. 96-109

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  7. Seeing Chemistry through Sound: A Submersible Audible Light Sensor for Observing Chemical Reactions for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

    Cary A. Supalo, Rodney A. Kreuter, Aaron Musser, Josh Han, Erika Briody, Chip McArtor, Kyle Gregory & Thomas E. Mallouk

    In order to enable students who are blind and visually impaired to observe chemical changes in solutions, a hand-held device was designed to output light intensity as an audible tone. The... More

    pp. 110-116

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