Using Assistive Technology to Maximize Function in Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Using Assistive Technology to Maximize Function in Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities (2002), Alvarez, T., Desi-Thalji, M., Wang, J., Budraja, S., Sundar, V. & Malik, C.

This training curriculum provides information and resources on how assistive technologies (AT) and environmental interventions (EI) can address age related changes in function for older adults with I/DD in every day contexts of the home, workplace, and community. The curriculum’s seven modules cover: basic AT-EI products and terminologies; seating, positioning, and mobility; sensory issues; gross and fine motor functioning; communication, cognition, and learning; and the AT_EI delivery process and funding. The training package contains a scripted instructor’s guide and power point slides for the seven modules. It was designed for professionals, para-professionals, and families. The content can be tailored to a 2-hour workshop or multiple sessions.

(Manual)
COST PER UNIT: $65.00 + Shipping
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COST PER UNIT: $25.00

International association for the scientific study of intellectual disabilities (IASSID) papers

International association for the scientific study of intellectual disabilities (IASSID) papers (2001). Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, Vol. 14, No. 3. London: Blackwell Science.

This special issue contains the research reports developed by the IASSID Special Interest Group on Aging in collaboration with the World Health Organization to promote the healthy aging of adults with intellectual disabilities worldwide. The papers address age-related physical health changes, bio-behavioral and women’s health issues, policy and practice recommendations and include a summative report. The issue has an introduction by Matthew Janicki plus papers on friendships and residential supports.

ISSN: 1360-2322 
COST PER UNIT: $31.00 (Individual); $89.00 (Institution)
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