The process of matching a person who has a disability with the most appropriate assistive technology requires a series of assessments, typically administered by multidisciplinary teams at specialized centers for technical aid. Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook fills the need for a reference that helps assistive technology experts perform ass

part |10 pages

Section I: The Assistive Technology Assessment Model and Basic Definitions

chapter 1|14 pages

Assessing Individual Functioning and Disability

ByS. Federici, M. J. Scherer, F. Meloni, F. Corradi,M. Adya, D. Samant, M. Morris, and A. Stella

chapter 2|24 pages

Measuring Individual Functioning

ByS. Federici, F. Meloni, F. Corradi

chapter 3|18 pages

Measuring the Assistive Technology Match

ByF. Corradi, M. J. Scherer, A. Lo Presti

chapter 4|16 pages

The Assessment of the Environments of AT Use: Accessibility, Sustainability, and Universal Design

ByM. Mirza, A. Gossett Zakrajsek, S. Borsci

chapter 5|18 pages

Measuring the Impact of AT on Family Caregivers

ByL. Demers and B.W. Mortenson

part |6 pages

Section II: Assessment Professionals: Working on the Multidisciplinary Team

chapter 6|24 pages

The Cognitive Therapist

ByM. Olivetti Belardinelli, B. Turella, M. J. Scherer

chapter 7|18 pages

The Special Educator

ByS. Zapf, G. Craddock

chapter 8|30 pages

The Psychologist

ByF. Meloni, S. Federici, A. Stella, C. Mazzeschi, B. Cordella, F. Greco, M. Grasso

chapter 9|22 pages

The Psychotechnologist: A New Profession in the Assistive Technology Assessment

ByK. Miesenberger, F. Corradi, M. L. Mele

chapter 10|28 pages

The Optometrist

ByM. Orlandi, R. Amantis

chapter 11|16 pages

The Occupational Therapist: Enabling Activities and Participation Using Assistive Technology

ByD. de Jonge, P. M. Wielandt, S. Zapf, and A. Eldridge

chapter 12|24 pages

Pediatric Specialists in Assistive Solutions

ByL. W. Braga, I. L. de Camillis Gil, K. S. Pinto, and P. S. Siebra Beraldo

chapter 13|32 pages

The Geriatrician

ByM. Pigliautile, L. Tiberio, P. Mecocci, S. Federici

chapter 14|28 pages

Role of Speech–Language Pathologists in Assitive Technology Assessments

ByK. Hill, V. Corsi

part |8 pages

Section III: Assistive Technology Devices and Services

chapter 15|24 pages

Systemic User Experience

ByS. Borsci, M. Kurosu, M. L. Mele, S. Federici

chapter 16|18 pages

Web Solutions for Rehabilitation and Daily Life

ByG. Liotta, E. Di Giacomo, R. Magni, F. Corradi

chapter 17|20 pages

Brain–Computer Interfaces: The New Landscape in Assistive Technology

ByE. Pasqualotto, S. Federici, M. Olivetti Belardinelli, N. Birbaumer

chapter 18|22 pages

New Rehabilitation Opportunities for Persons with Multiple Disabilities Through the Use of Microswitch Technology

ByG. E. Lancioni, N. N. Singh, M. F. O’Reilly, J. Sigafoos, D. Oliva, and G. Basili

chapter 19|35 pages

Methods and Technologies for Leisure, Recreation, and an Accessible Sport

ByC. M. Capio, G. Mascolo, C. H. P. Sit