Disability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology

Accessibility information in New Delhi for "EasenAccess" Android-based app for persons with disability: an observational study.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: The World Health Organization and the World Bank's "World Report on Disability" reported that over 1 billion people have various kinds of disability worldwide while Indian Census 2011 reported about 26 million in India.

Development and evaluation of a mobile AAC: a virtual therapist and speech assistant for people with communication disabilities.

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Sep 26, 2017

PURPOSE: The currently existing Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) technologies have limitations to produce the best communication rehabilitation outcomes and therefore a better solution is needed.

Development and validation of a remote home safety protocol.

Publication Date: 
Mar 22, 2017

AIM: Environmental assessments and subsequent modifications conducted by healthcare professionals can enhance home safety and promote independent living. However, travel time, expense and the availability of qualified professionals can limit the broad application of this intervention.

IIAM (important information about me): a patient portability profile app for adults, children and families with neurodevelopmental disabilities.

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Jul 05, 2016

PURPOSE: To describe the development of important information about me (IIAM), an application (app) used to communicate and organize healthcare information for people with neurodevelopmental disabilities (NDD).

I've got a mobile phone too! Hard and soft assistive technology customization and supportive call centres for people with disability.

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Jun 13, 2016

PURPOSE: The purpose of this article is to examine the use of a mobile technology platform, software customization and technical support services by people with disability. The disability experience is framed through the participants' use of the technology, their social participation.

Accessibility needs and challenges of a mHealth system for patients with dexterity impairments.

Publication Date: 
Jul 08, 2015

Purpose State: An innovative mobile health system called iMHere (interactive Mobile Health and Rehabilitation) has been developed at the University of Pittsburgh to support self-care and adherence to self-care regimens for patients with chronic conditions.

MobileASL: intelligibility of sign language video over mobile phones.

Publication Date: 
Apr 17, 2008

For Deaf people, access to the mobile telephone network in the United States is currently limited to text messaging, forcing communication in English as opposed to American Sign Language (ASL), the preferred language.

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