Assistive Technologies for Physical and Cognitive Disabilities

Assistive Technologies for Physical and Cognitive Disabilities

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Research on assistive technologies is undergoing many developments in its effectiveness in helping those with varying impairments. New technologies are constantly being created, researched, and implemented for those who need these technological aides in daily life. Assistive Technologies for Physical and Cognitive Disabilities combines worldwide cases on people with physical and cognitive disabilities with the latest applications in assistive technologies. This reference work brings different researchers together under one title to discuss current findings, developments, and ongoing research in the area of rehabilitative technology. This reference book is of critical use to professionals, researchers, healthcare practitioners, caretakers, academicians, and students.Technologies that help with this feat include imitation algorithms for Hondaa#39;s ASIMO and the Interactive Robotic Social Mediators and Companions (IROMEC) ... The chapter concludes with a critical overview of the current difficulties that are shared across all the covered pilot studies. ... Investigating tactile event recognition in child-robot interaction for use in autism therapy. ... Retrieved July 30, 2014, from Beer, S., Aschbacher, B., aamp; Manoglou , D. (2008).

Title:Assistive Technologies for Physical and Cognitive Disabilities
Author: Theng, Lau Bee
Publisher:IGI Global - 2014-12-31

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