Assistive Technology Programs to Support Persons with Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Giulio E. Lancioni
2018 Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders  
Assistive technology is increasingly popular within different education, rehabilitation, and care contexts, and it includes a variety of technology solutions (Puanhvuan et al. 2017; Schlosser et al. 2017; Williamson et al. 2017; Wu et al. 2016 ). The variety is basically due to the different groups of individuals with whom it is used and the different objectives pursued with them. Indeed, literature has shown that a wide range of individuals with different disability histories, needs, and
more » ... ion/ rehabilitation or care goals (e.g., individuals with multiple disabilities due to prenatal or perinatal causes, individuals with neurodegenerative disease, and individuals with acquired brain damage) can benefit from the use of technology-aided programs (Boyd et al. 2017; .
doi:10.1007/s41252-018-0074-4 fatcat:fmpaz7n56zdwvmh7ivz2ktr7wu