Session: Technologies and Disabilities
3026.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Technologies and Disabilities
This session includes sessions on how information technology and assistive technology are being used to enhance access and outcomes for people with disabilities.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Charles E. Drum, JD, PhD
8:30 AMAssistive Technology in the Community
Carla Walker, MS, OTR/L, Kerri Morgan, OTR/L, Holly Hollingsworth, PhD, David B. Gray, PhD
8:45 AMPsychosocial Impact of Assistive Technology: Development of a Measure for Children
Jeffrey Jutai, PhD, Joseph Bortolussi, MSW
9:00 AMDisabled consumers' evaluations of and suggestions for improving assistive technology
Robin H. Pugh Yi, PhD, Elizabeth Tewey, MA, Shelia Newman, MA, Bonnie O'Day, PhD
9:15 AMDisability and the digital divide: Accounting for lower levels of computer and Internet usage among people with disabilities
H. Stephen Kaye, PhD
9:30 AMUsing Information Technology to Promote Exercise Participation and Adherence by People with Disabilities
William J. Schiller, PhD
9:45 AMDistilling to the essence- Complex information about deafness in plain language
Annie Steinberg, MD, Lisa Bain, MA, Yuelin Li, PhD, Olivia Thetgyi
Organized by:Disability Forum
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA