The use, role and application of advanced technology in the lives of disabled people

J. Harris, J. Arnott, N. Hine, T. Kroll

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    Abstract

    This research project aimed to understand the ways in which disabled people interact with advanced technology and use it to achieve independent living in their homes. The stated aims were To critically appraise the extent to which advanced technologies usefully assist the lifestyles of disabled people; to explore the possibilities, limitations and challenges experienced by disabled people in using advanced technology to support independent living; to understand the capacities of technology to cater for individual choice requirements and explore the limitations to flexibility and to examine instances of technology abandonment and explore reasons for its failure.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherEconomic and Social Research Council
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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