Self-Help Devices

Handheld Devices and Video Modeling to Enhance the Learning of Self-Help Skills in Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Publication Date: 
Oct 12, 2015

The viewing of videos is a much-studied intervention to teach self-help, social, and vocational skills. Many of the studies to date looked at video modeling using televisions, computers, and other large screens.

Assistive technologies for self-managed pressure ulcer prevention in spinal cord injury: a scoping review.

Publication Date: 
Aug 04, 2015

Pressure ulcers (PUs) in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) present a persistent and costly problem. Continuing effort in developing new technologies that support self-managed care is an important prevention strategy.

Investigating the effectiveness of technologies applied to assist seniors: A systematic literature review.

Publication Date: 
Dec 22, 2015

BACKGROUND: Recently, a number of Information and Communication Technologies have emerged with the aim to provide innovative and efficient ways to help seniors in their daily life and to reduce the cost of healthcare.

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A predictive model for assistive technology adoption for people with dementia.

Publication Date: 
Jan 09, 2014

Assistive technology has the potential to enhance the level of independence of people with dementia, thereby increasing the possibility of supporting home-based care.

PERCEPT: indoor navigation for the blind and visually impaired.

Publication Date: 
Jan 18, 2012

In order to enhance the perception of indoor and unfamiliar environments for the blind and visually-impaired, we introduce the PERCEPT system that supports a number of unique features such as: a) Low deployment and maintenance cost; b) Scalability, i.e.

Disease patterns addressed by mobile health-enabling technologies--a literature review.

Publication Date: 
Jul 04, 2013

Health-enabling technologies can contribute to a better living with diverse disease patterns, especially at home. Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) provides security and convenience at the main place of residence, but usually cannot be taken on the road.

Personal digital assistants as cognitive aids for individuals with severe traumatic brain injury: a community-based trial.

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Publication Date: 
Jan 10, 2008

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy of personal digital assistants (PDAs) as cognitive aids in a sample of individuals with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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