Access to Assistive Technologies: Improving Health and Well-Being for People with DisabilitiesBy Thomas, Peter W., JD; Davis, Lorry S., MEd; American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
(Pages: 27 pp.) Publication Date: 2003
Report on a summit convened by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to discuss opportunities for collaboration and action to improve access to assistive technologies for people with disabilities. Summit participants represented a wide array of stakeholder groups, including consumers, providers, industry, and government. Several key issues were considered in the summit, including: (1) lack of common language, (2) research and development, (3) awareness and expertise, and (4) financing.
Published by: American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Website:http://www.aapmr.org/)
Link to text: http://www.foundationforpmr.org/programs/atoutcomes0503.pdf
This publication is included in the library of the National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC), accession number R08383