Assistive Technology for Persons with Disabilities: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session ... May 19, 1988


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Página 54 - Telerehabilitation, which is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research of the US Department of Education under Grant #H133E980025.
Página 312 - Medicare] for any expenses incurred for items or services which . . . are not reasonable and necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of illness or injury or to improve the functioning of the malformed body member").
Página 145 - COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND HUMAN RESOURCES, Washington, DC. The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 9:35 am, in room SD-430, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Senator Tom Harkin (chairman of the subcommittee) presiding.
Página 234 - equipment which (a) can withstand repeated use, and (b) is primarily and customarily used to serve a medical purpose, and (c) generally is not useful to a person in the absence of an illness or injury and (d) is appropriate for use in the home.
Página 299 - rehabilitation technology" means the systematic application of technologies, engineering methodologies, or scientific principles to meet the needs of and address the barriers confronted by individuals with disabilities in areas which include education, rehabilitation, employment, transportation, independent living, and recreation.
Página 178 - ... Lewis, D., Nail, B. , Henschel, M. , & Panyan, M. (1988). A Study of Difference between the Use of a Language Board and the Computer on Communication. Submitted to Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Lesgold, AM (1983). A Rationale for Computer-based Reading Instruction. In ACWilkenson(Ed. ) , Classroom Computers and Cognitive Science. New York: Academic Press, 165-181. Maddux, CD (1984) . Using Microcomputers with the Learning Disabled: Will the Potential be Realized?. Educational Computer...
Página 47 - Alice opened the door and found that it led into a small passage, not much larger than a rat-hole: she knelt down and looked along the passage into the loveliest garden you ever saw. How she longed to get out of that dark hall, and wander about among those beds of bright flowers and those cool fountains, but she could not even get her head through the doorway; "and even if my head would go through," thought poor Alice, "it would be of very little use without my shoulders.
Página 55 - Concerns about the limitations of pull-out programs led the Office of Special Education Programs of the US Department of Education...
Página 178 - Sexton, M. (1987). Using Computer Guided Practice to Increase Decoding Fluency in Learning Disabled Children: A Study Using the Hint and Hunt I Program.
Página 241 - Congressman, may I thank you and the members of the committee for this opportunity to have this hearing and for the courteous and considerate treatment that you have given me.

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