An examination of the technology use patterns and needs of 680 persons with mental retardation was conducted as part of a grant application process in response to P.L.100-407, the « Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1988 ».
Important trends which were deemed valuable for state technology planning purposes were revealed which have implications for other states desiring to develop comprehensive technology systems.
Responses obtained from participants indicated that needs for technology were evident in all areas of life functioning, with computer technology being reported as the area of greatest need.
Mots-clés Pascal : Arriération mentale, Besoin utilisateur, Technologie, Comportement consommateur, Vie quotidienne, Ordinateur, Enquête, Service santé, Organisation santé, Législation, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mental retardation, User need, Technology, Consumer behavior, Daily living, Computer, Inquiry, Health service, Public health organization, Legislation, United States, North America, America, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 92-0172109
Code Inist : 002B18C12. Création : 199406.