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How does assistive technology help people with a spinal cord injury?

How does assistive technology help people with a spinal cord injury?

Anne Bryden, OT

Occupational Therapist/Research Manager, Case Western University, Cleveland

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Assistive technology is typically viewed as something electronic or gadgety, if you will, to help people to be able to accomplish the things that they need to do. A good example would be voice-activated software for your computer so that somebody doe... Show More

Assistive technology is typically viewed as something electronic or gadgety, if you will, to help people to be able to accomplish the things that they need to do. A good example would be voice-activated software for your computer so that somebody doesn’t have to rely on typing. They can train this particular system to learn their voice.  We all use it now with our own technology, and so this has been a huge help for people to be able to communicate, and access the Internet and basically the world through voice.

 

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How does assistive technology help people with a spinal cord injury?

Anne Bryden, OT

Occupational Therapist/Research Manager, Case Western University, Cleveland

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Assistive technology is typically viewed as something electronic or gadgety, if you will, to help people to be able to accomplish the things that they need to do. A good example would be voice-activated software for your computer so that somebody doesn’t have to rely on typing. They can train this particular system to learn their voice.  We all use it now with our own technology, and so this has been a huge help for people to be able to communicate, and access the Internet and basically the world through voice.

 

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