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OCT3203 Assistive Technology
Credit Points: 15
OCT2202 Paediatrics and Youth
OCT2203 Applied Kinesiology
OCT2204 Clinical Science 3
OCT2208 Health Conditions
OCT2205 Neuropsychiatry
OCT2206 Gerontology
OCT2207 Communication Technology
OCT2108 Clinical Science 4

An introduction to universal design and the use and evaluation of assistive devices to make the most effective use of technology in school, at work, in the community and at home. An overview of information, communication, manipulation, ambulation, locomotion, and environmental technologies that enhance access for people with disabilities. Particular attention is given to issues related to proper positioning when using assistive technology devices and to measuring and evaluating performance outcomes.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
H96Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012