Considering response efficiency as a strategy to prevent assistive technology abandonment

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College College of Education
Department Special Education
Creator Johnston, Susan S.
Other Author Evans, Joanna
Title Considering response efficiency as a strategy to prevent assistive technology abandonment
Date 2005
Description Often, specialists in the field of Assistive Technology (AT) are presented with the challenge of teaching learners to utilize AT in order to increase, maintain, or improve their capabilities. Despite best efforts, rates of AT abandonment are alarmingly high. Understanding the factors that may influence an individual's choice to utilize AT may assist interventionists in designing and implementing effective interventions that prevent technology abandonment. This paper discusses some variables that may influence an individual's choice to utilize AT. Furthermore, the potential applicability of manipulating these variables to decrease the probability of AT abandonment are discussed.
Type Text
Publisher Exceptional Innovations
Volume 20
Issue 3
First Page 45
Last Page 50
Subject Assistive technology; Training; Disabled people
Subject LCSH Self-help devices for people with disabilities; People with disabilities
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Johnston, S. S. & Evans, J. (2005). Considering response efficiency as a strategy to prevent assistive technology abandonment. Journal of Special Education Technology, 20(3), 45-50.
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2012-06-13
ID 704779
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6mg86w3
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