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    DescriptionMaster the assistive strategies you need to make confident clinical decisions and help improve the quality of life for people with disabilities with the latest edition of this comprehensive text. Based on the Human Activity Assistive Technology (HAAT) model developed by the authors, the book provides detailed coverage of the broad range of devices, services, and practices that comprise assistive technology and focuses on the relationship between the human user and the assisted activity within specific contexts. This new edition has been expanded and updated, and features new multimedia components that further demonstrate how to apply the concepts you've learned to real-world practice.

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    Cook and Hussey's Assistive Technologies
    Principles and Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Albert M. Cook, By (author) Janice Miller Polgar
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 592
    Width: 224 mm
    Height: 282 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,429 g
    ISBN 13: 9780323039079
    ISBN 10: 0323039073

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16920
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 59
    BIC subject category V2: MQW, MQT
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED003050
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    B&T Approval Code: A65260000
    BISAC V2.8: MED108000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 617.033
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: RM698 .C66 2008
    Thema V1.0: MQT
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Approx. 280 illustrations
    Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 November 2007
    Publication City/Country
    St Louis
    Author Information
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    Table of contents
    Part 1: Introduction and Framework 1. Introduction and Overview 2. A Framework for Assistive Technologies 3. The Disabled Human User of Assistive Technologies Part 2: Service Delivery in Assistive Technologies 4. Delivering Assistive Technology Services to the Customer 5. Funding Assistive Technology Services and Systems Part 3: The Activities: General Purpose Assistive Technologies 6. Seating Systems as Extrinsic Enablers for Assistive Technologies 7. The Human-Assistive Technology Interface 8. Sensory Aids for Persons with Visual Impairment 9. Sensory Aids for Persons with Auditory Impairment Part 4: The Activities: Performance Areas 10. Assistive Technology for Cognitive Augmentation 11. Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems 12. Technologies that Enable Mobility 13. Technologies that Enable Transportation 14. Technologies that Aid Manipulation and Control of the Environment Part 5: The Contexts for Assistive Technology Applications 15. Assistive Technologies in the Context of the Classroom 16. Assistive Technologies in the Context of Work Appendix: Resources Glossary