Prologue to Assistive Innovation

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Prologue to Assistive Technology For Adult Service Professionals 892.562 Young Jeon

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Assistive Technology Overview What is Assistive Technology? ▶ Any gadget or process that help a man with incapacities to accomplish something that could somehow or another be troublesome or difficult to finish United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Assistive Technology Overview – Definition ▶ Any thing, bit of gear , or item framework, whether gained economically off the rack, changed, or altered, that is utilized to increment, keep up, or enhance utilitarian abilities of people with inabilities (from IDEA '97) ▶ A meaning of AT might be an arrangement of no, low and additionally innovative instruments and procedures that are suited to a man in view of their people needs United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Assistive Technology Overview – Universal Design Universal Design is the outline of items and situations to be usable by all individuals , to the best degree conceivable, without the requirement for adjustment or particular plan – Ron Mace Universal Design advantages of any age and capacities . Joined Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Assistive Technology Overview – Universal Design Example Curb Cut : Originally intended for wheelchair additionally ease go for individuals pushing strollers, riding skateboards, utilizing sticks. Joined Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Assistive Technology Overview – AT versus UD Assistive Technology Universal Design Used by an extensive variety of people with different needs Makes the situations open to people with shifting needs Specifically considered for an individual Used by a person to enhance

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Assistive Technology Overview – Continuum High-Tech Sophisticated gadgets or PCs DynaMyte, Mercury Mid-Tech Relatively confounded mechanical gadgets Wheelchairs Low-Tech Less advanced gadgets Velcro clasp Sippy containers No-Tech Solutions that make utilization of strategies and administrations as of now in the earth without utilizing gadgets or gear United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Assistive Technology Overview – Categories Adaptive Computer Applications Aids for Communication Aids for Daily Living Environmental Control Systems Home/Worksite Modifications Prosthetics and Orthotics Seating and Positioning Wheelchair/Mobility Aids Vehicle Modifications United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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AT Delivery System in DC MRDDA Policy Applicability Provider Organizations that get DC or Federal funds to serve MRDDA clients and who are responsible for the procurement, repair or replacement of versatile hardware Acquisition Process Determination of Need by clinicians' appraisal Caregiver apply for the endorsement and reserve inside 30 days of evaluation MRDDA decides of endorsement United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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AT Delivery System in DC MRDDA Policy Timeliness Acquisition should happen inside 60 days of the date of conclusions If not, parental figure must give composed notice the clinical Services Division WEEKLY. Techniques for Payment Medicaid/Medicare Private Health Insurance Personal Funds Government Contract/Purchase arrange United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Barriers and Challenges Awareness and Knowledge Fear of Complexity Funding Limitations Training Timeliness of AT conveyance System Equipment Maintenance Technology Abandonment United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Benefits of Assistive Technology Communication Environmental control Mobility Education Activities of Daily Living Employment Sports and Recreation United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Assistive Technology Consideration What useful confinement does the person with inabilities have that may be aided by assistive innovation? Have experts directed an extensive appraisal to figure out what assistive innovation may be useful? Will the innovation be accessible for the individual to use at all times in all situations where required, and if not, what options exist in different situations? Will the assistive innovation be a device and not repress run of the mill improvement and aptitude obtaining? Does the expert emotionally supportive network exist for the fruitful application and utilization of the distinguished innovation? Joined Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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The End United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Adaptive Computer Applications Hardware and programming items that empowers people with Disabilities to get to, interface with, and utilize PCs at home, work or school. Input yield gadgets Alternate get to helps Modified or exchange Keyboard Switch Interface Adaptive Software United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Communication Aids Products and hardware intended to help people with discourse incapacities or composing challenges to impart. At its exceptionally least complex, augmentative correspondence can be a page with picture decisions or letter set letters that a man focuses to. It can likewise include exceedingly complex talking PCs with on-screen correspondence sheets and sound-related or visual checking. Portable amplifiers, Augmentative Alternative Communication Devices Voice Output Devices TTDs United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Aids for Daily Living Self-help gadgets that help people with incapacities in day by day living exercises, for example, dressing, individual cleanliness, washing, home upkeep, cooking, eating, and so forth. Garments and Dressing Aids Eating and Cooking Aids Home Maintenance Aids Toileting and Bathing Aids United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Environmental Control System Environmental and auxiliary adjustments that evacuate or decrease physical hindrances for people with inabilities. Natural adjustments typically include building development, designing and engineering, additionally incorporate ecological controls and switches that can control a whole living environment. Ecological control switches Worksite adjustments United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Home/Worksite Modifications Structural adjustments or manufactures in the home, worksite or other region Ramp Lifts Bathroom changes Visual cautioning framework United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Prosthetics and Orthotics Replacement, substitution or increasing of lost or breaking down body parts with manufactured appendages or other orthotic helps Splints Braces Foot orthosis Helmets Restraints Supports United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Seating and Positioning Accommodations to a wheelchair or other seating framework to give more prominent body solidness, trunk/head bolster and an upright stance, and lessening of weight on the skin surface Seating : adjusted and measured seating, pads and wedges contour seats, lumbar bolster seats, standing tables Positioning : situating belts, props, wheelchair changes and pads, situate lifts, reinforce seats, corner seats, remedial seats, postural bolster equipment, postural emotionally supportive networks, weight screens, and so forth. Joined Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Wheelchair/Mobility Aids Products that help portability debilitated people move inside their surroundings and give them freedom in individual transportation Manual and electric wheelchairs, versatile bases for custom seats, walkers, three-wheel bikes, and other utility vehicles. Walking Aids Scooters and Power Chairs Wheelchairs United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Vehicle Modifications Adaptive driving guides, hand controls, wheelchair and different lifts, adjusted vans, or other engine vehicles Includes auto best transporters, custom autos and vans, versatile driving control, incline, lift, hand-controls, tyke restriction frameworks United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Input Output Devices Touch windows Braille Printer Alternate Mouse United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Alternate Access Aids Head Stick, Mouth Stick Light Pointer Mouse Emulator Voice Input Eye Gaze Controlling cursor with eye developments United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Modified or Alternate Keyboard Intelli-Key Big Keyboard One-hand console United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Switch Interface United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Adaptive Software Biggy Cursor Onscreen Keyboard Zoom Text Microsoft Accessibility United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Voice Output Devices Mercury, Gemini, Dynamite Cheap Talk Digi-Vox Communication Builder United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Clothing and Dressing Aids Button Aid Sock Helper Shoe horn Dressing Stick United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Eating and Cooking Aids Easy hold Utensil Food Bumper Scooper Plate Utensil Curf United Cerebral Palsy of Washington & Northern Virginia, Inc.

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Home Maintenance Aids Adaptive Gardenin

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