Digital Assistive Technology: A Guide for People with Disabilities (July 20)

A guide for finding and using assistive technology – any item, piece of equipment or software system that can be used to increase, maintain or improve the functional capabilities of people with disabilities (FORTHCOMING JULY 20)
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ARRIVING JULY 20:

DIGITAL ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY :

A GUIDE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Edited by Nick Awde, David Banes & Katharine Banes

Assistive Technology is any item, piece of equipment or software system that is used to increase, maintain or improve the functional capabilities of persons with disabilities.

As the general public’s expectations for technology have risen, so have those of people with disabilities.

For someone with a disability or functional limitation, today’s technology can support increased  independence at home, in the community, employment or education.

The promise of technology for people with disabilities is unlimited. Millennium Community Solutions believes that it is every person’s right to be productive and independent, and it  has endeavoured to provide an easy-to-use guide for the wide range of  technologies and devices – be they sensory, cognitive, or physical – to  show the reader of this guide the role that Assistive Technology can  play in their lives.

Having a disability no longer has to mean that things cannot be done – it means that we can find new ways to accomplish our goals. In each section you will find constant reference to devices, aids and devices that can be easily purchased in the high street or online and which can make significant difference or be a great  starting point when reducing barriers in everyday living.

A4 paperback binding format. Also available with ring binding: to order this format please email info@deserthearts.com or phone 07961 154590 to arrange.

Published by Millennium Community Solutions in association with Desert Hearts

192pp | paperback (A4) | £1o.99 | Publication date July 20, 2022 | ISBN:9781908755544

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