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Funding and Access to Assistive Technologies: Electronic Aids to Daily Living

Dave K. Marchand, Humaira Nakhuda, Bert Dolcine, Yan Li, Danielle MacDougall
2021 Canadian Journal of Health Technologies  
The overall objectives of this Environmental Scan were to identify and describe the essential components of an electronic aids to daily living (EADL) assistive technology (AT) program, circumscribe barriers  ...  and facilitators to equitable access, and identify and describe funding mechanisms.  ...  ., does the client have the cognitive capacity to learn how to use the device), these would be requested as part of the assessment.  ... 
doi:10.51731/cjht.2021.68 fatcat:llvq365nqrg27nwrxnkjyo4uwu

Occupational Therapist

1949 Journal of the Association of Occupational Therapists  
To overcome these difficulties, it is vital to make specialized and general technology accessible to the greatest number of people, with varying levels of ability.  ...  The healthcare system must manage a larger number of people with independence difficulties related to physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities.  ...  A Centre for Accessible and Adapted Technology, under the auspices of an institution, either a university and/or a health care facility, could have a significant impact on improving the availability of  ... 
doi:10.1177/030802264901203521 fatcat:3bhrqvgfnnarfgninjhnidybva

Occupational Therapist

1948 Journal of the Association of Occupational Therapists  
To overcome these difficulties, it is vital to make specialized and general technology accessible to the greatest number of people, with varying levels of ability.  ...  The healthcare system must manage a larger number of people with independence difficulties related to physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities.  ...  A Centre for Accessible and Adapted Technology, under the auspices of an institution, either a university and/or a health care facility, could have a significant impact on improving the availability of  ... 
doi:10.1177/030802264801103320 fatcat:cmglcbh64fcgbmk2avrkcprlum

Computer-assisted client assessment survey for mental health: patient and health provider perspectives

Manuela Ferrari, Farah Ahmad, Yogendra Shakya, Cliff Ledwos, Kwame McKenzie
2016 BMC Health Services Research  
eHealth tools, such as the Interactive Computer-Assisted Client Assessment Survey (iCCAS) may reduce some barriers to access. iCCAS is a tablet-based, touch-screen self-assessment completed by clients  ...  Client acceptance of the tool was assessed for cognitive and technical dimensions of their experience.  ...  Acknowledgement We would also like to acknowledge conceptual contributions made by coinvestigators: Liane Ginsburg, Serban Dinca-Panaitescu, Meb Rashid, Peggy Ng and Wendy Lou.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1756-0 pmid:27663508 pmcid:PMC5035495 fatcat:kqputm6qzngc5h3yqdpf374o3q

Improving Self-Help E-Therapy for Depression and Anxiety Among Sexual Minorities: An Analysis of Focus Groups With Lesbians and Gay Men

Tomas Rozbroj, Anthony Lyons, Marian Pitts, Anne Mitchell, Helen Christensen
2015 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
David Austin from the National e-Therapy Centre (NeTC) at Swinburne University of Technology funded by the Federal Department of Health and Ageing.  ...  As the technologies are introduced and become more reliable and accessible, psychologists are developing new and innovative applications and methods through which to provide services.  ...  . au/professional-development/webinars.aspx) -Training provided for health professionals about how to use technology to support the mental health of young people. • National e-therapy Centre, Swinburne  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.4013 pmid:25761775 pmcid:PMC4376195 fatcat:jcbefkn53ndlxnygjm62fsu4de

ASSBI/NZRA AWARDS

2019 Brain Impairment  
Concurrent validity is currently being assessed through a comparison of HeadCheck to standard practice in front-line care. on behalf of the BIONIC Research Group.  ...  All patients underwent brain magnetic resonance imaging and cognitive assessment, and the Neuropsychiatric Inventory was conducted with an informant.  ...  Person-centred approaches to future technology for rehabilitation Duncan R Babbage 1,2 1 Auckland University of Technology, Centre for eHealth, Auckland, New Zealand and 2 Auckland University of Technology  ... 
doi:10.1017/brimp.2019.29 fatcat:x5pp5nbo5ratnfpf7qfzvcc3ja

Tailoring University Counselling Services to Aboriginal and International Students: Lessons from Native and International Student Centres at a Canadian University

Lloyd Hawkeye Robertson, Kathryn Holleran, Marilyn Samuels
2015 Canadian Journal of Higher Education  
Critics have suggested that the practice of psychology is based on ethnocentric assumptions that do not necessarily apply to non-European cultures, resulting in the underutilization of counselling centres  ...  a western Canadian university over a two-year period.  ...  A number of recommendations were made to ameliorate the conditions of that disability, including provisions for accommodative support and assistive technology.  ... 
doi:10.47678/cjhe.v45i1.184262 fatcat:tdv7vxbhrnax7pmr6ge7jfgud4

Telecommunity telecommunication for persons with mental retardation — A Swedish perspective [chapter]

Jane Brodin
1994 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The adjusted mobile telephone has just two buttons that can be programmed to whatever telephone number you like.  ...  Abstract: COS is a computerised cognitive orthotic shell that assists therapists and other caregivers in creating customised task guidance systems for guiding cognitively impaired clients through activities  ...  A practical handbook on user-centred design for assistive Technology TIDE 1062 USER project ECSC-EC-EAEC, Brussels-Luxembourg, 1996 Abstract: The USERfit handbook is designed to provide detailed information  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-58476-5_186 fatcat:yyiizixqqvefxeokesu34ugaxq

Computers in talk-based mental health interventions

David Coyle, Gavin Doherty, Mark Matthews, John Sharry
2007 Interacting with computers  
Client-centred technologies. Therapeutic interventions are most likely to be successful if the therapist engages with the client in a client-centred way.  ...  Similarly, technologies are most likely to prove effective if they are designed to be client-centred.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.intcom.2007.02.001 fatcat:qeo7afucxnh2rp7k2rbem47nhm

HabITec: A Sociotechnical Space for Promoting the Application of Technology to Rehabilitation

Elizabeth Kendall, Soo Oh, Delena Amsters, Mary Whitehead, Justin Hua, Paul Robinson, Dinesh Palipana, Andrew Gall, Ming Cheung, Leigh Ellen Potter, Derek Smith, Brett Lightfoot
2019 Societies  
The opportunity to apply technology to rehabilitation following serious injuries or illnesses is becoming more evident.  ...  Technology has the potential to revolutionize rehabilitation and redefine the way we think about disability.  ...  minimal access to technology within the centres [11] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/soc9040074 fatcat:sptyohl3yrhwbnjag3owgdhuy4

Part 1: Special Thematic Sessions

2019 Technology and Disability  
The cognitive accessibility of digital resources is still a major research topic and is insufficiently covered by existing solutions and current accessibility guidelines.  ...  The project Easy Reading tries to solve these problems by creating an environment that allows to adapt the accessibility of websites to the individual support needs of the users.  ...  District-level educational resource and assessment centres were suggested in 2013, including screening and referral for assistive technology (AT) provision.  ... 
doi:10.3233/tad-190004 fatcat:hfrwmlupvvc4hhs5eor7qnyd4i

A learner-centred approach to developing team skills through web-based learning and assessment

Catherine McLoughlin, Joe Luca
2002 British Journal of Educational Technology  
Developing team skills through web-based learning 579  ...  A case study of tertiary learners illustrates how the essential aspects of task definition, resources to support group learning and integrated online assessment foster team skills.  ...  Cognitive support can be offered by providing procedural clues, problem-solving strategies, access to databases and search engines. 5.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1467-8535.00292 fatcat:xtgexvyiubgypfynybsjkyvgta

An ideal model of an assistive technology assessment and delivery process

Stefano Federici, Marcia J. Scherer, Simone Borsci
2014 Technology and Disability  
, e-Accessibility, universal design, and so on.  ...  From the basic definition of AT and assistive solution-through the equation of the "four A", the meaning of accessibility and the reasons that push public service delivery systems to provide AT with the  ...  In the ATA process model, the UX framework and the dimensions of accessibility and usability are adopted in order to assess both the interaction between user and AT and user and the process in an AT system  ... 
doi:10.3233/tad-140402 fatcat:dyms5qsrvra4nmr25ayxyoy4cq

Tapology: A Game-Based Platform to Facilitate E-Health and E-Inclusion [chapter]

Kenneth C. Scott-Brown, Julie Harris, Anita Simmers, Mhairi Thurston, Malath Abbas, Tom de Majo, Ian Reynolds, Gareth Robinson, Iain Mitchell, Dan Gilmour, Santiago Martinez, John Isaacs
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The primary goal of the app is to present a fun and engaging means for participants to engage with Information Communication Technology (ICT).  ...  with information communication technology (ICT).  ...  We are grateful to Alan Suttie and his colleagues and clients at the Fife Society for the Blind for facilitating co-design and evaluation sessions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07446-7_36 fatcat:dsdbxxcozzdgxeneaqg2y4rhci

Best Practices for Building Interprofessional Telehealth: Report of a Conference

Lynda B. Ransdell, M. Elizabeth Greenberg, Emi Isaki, Alan Lee, Janet P. Bettger, Goris Hung, Amy Gelatt, Ambur Lindstrom-Mette, Jana Cason
2021 International Journal of Telerehabilitation  
The Arizona Biomedical Research Centre (ABRC) has funded a series of workshops and conferences since 2016 to build the capacity of local, tribal, and state agencies, healthcare delivery organizations,  ...  and non-governmental organizations to engage in meaningful research related to health disparities.  ...  Select a technology that is accessible for the client and allows for HIPAA compliant practice (Watzlaf & Ondich, 2012) . 5.  ... 
doi:10.5195/ijt.2021.6434 fatcat:rkrhklatkrcxbi4tdqnjs2uqxy
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