Defining Assistive Technology and the Target Populations.- Use of Microswitches in Habilitation Programs.- Speech-Generating Devices for Communication and Social Development.- Instructional Technology for Promoting Academic, Work, and Leisure Skills.- Orientation Systems for Promoting Indoor Travel.- Assistive Technology for Promoting Ambulation.- Assistive Technology for Reducing Problem Behavior.
Provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary, evidence-based coverage of assistive technology applications for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.
Examines applications that promote a range of adaptive skill areas and treatment of problem behaviors.
Explores virtual reality systems.
Explains how assistive technologies are used to improve learning and behavior.