FUNDAMENTALS OF REHABILITATION & ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS
This course provides an introduction to the fundamental principles and practices related to multiple areas of assistive technology. This includes: wheelchair seating and mobility, adaptive sports and recreation, augmentative communication, environmental control and home automation, computer and SmartPhone access, cognitive aids, low vision and hearing loss devices, adaptive driving, vehicle modifications, transportation safety, environmental accessibility as well as prosthetics and orthotics. In addition, common terminology, disability etiquette, ethics, and the service delivery process are discussed throughout. The course also includes various hands-on labs to further learn the applications of various assistive technologies.