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By Marcia Scherer PhD MPH FACRM

"This ebook is an in depth and bold review, not just of present examine in assistive expertise (AT), but in addition of its courting to cognitive disorder, and of the stories that folks with cognitive disabilities current from start or as a result of bought mind injury....[It] may be helpful not just for healthcare execs, but in addition as an information base for clients, households, and carers."--Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine

"Marcia Scherer's ebook is well timed, ambitiously thorough, and offers a framework for figuring out advanced wishes and their rehabilitation...Assistive applied sciences and different helps for individuals with mind Impairment is, to my brain, the 1st publication of adequate intensity, theoretical readability and usability to be significant as a textbook of this fascinating field."--Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

"Dr. Scherer offers a finished and well-integrated exam of disabilities linked to mind impairment and the way to technique using adaptive technologies."--Journal of know-how in Human Services

"[This booklet] supplies a transparent and special evaluation of ways the mind reacts to impairment and offers illustrated examples of potent integration of AT into the lives of individuals with cognitive incapacity. The assets spoke of are essentially American however the ideas are universal."--The e-newsletter of the Australian Rehabilitation and Assistive expertise Association

"The author's powerful and numerous adventure in medical, learn and know-how has led to an immense consultant for practitioners, households, caregivers and individuals with incapacity who're looking assistive know-how supports."--Brain damage Professional

Integrating present study with the reports of individuals with cognitive disabilities, this quantity examines how assistive and cognitive aid applied sciences are being harnessed to supply counsel for pondering, remembering, and studying. The e-book vividly describes real-life occasions within which cognitively impaired members use assistive helps and the benefits and barriers those participants understand from their use. It presents details on how cognitively impaired members and their households and caregivers can pick out the main acceptable applied sciences from a big selection of lodgings and assets, together with individualized protocols of other kinds of help to facilitate optimum functioning.

The textual content deals practitioners a complete and systematic strategy for making sure their consumers' powerful program and usage of this know-how. This booklet also will supply perception for clients of assistive expertise and their households and caregivers to make sure optimum know-how use.

Key positive aspects:

  • Outlines an efficient approach for integrating assistive applied sciences into the actions and way of life of clients with cognitive disabilities
  • Explains how you can fit people with the main acceptable units to reinforce self reliant functioning
  • Provides an in depth evaluate of neurological and actual features of assorted cognitive disabilities current at start or bought via twist of fate, sickness, or aging
  • Includes figures, checklists, review instruments, and illustrations during the textual content for more desirable studying

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