Cy Plan 120 Lecture 13 - Cy Plan 120 Lecture 13 Assistive...

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Cy Plan 120 Lecture 13 “Assistive Technology” Interesting points from the discussion of interviews - people often speak for a person with a disability even though they may be fully capable of speaking for themselves - Disabled people using Section 8 Housing have to not only wait for a spot, but then have to find an accessible place - Right now it is harder for disabled people to get started with life (like job, living on your own) because of the economy, but it would be even worse if they did not have all the services available to them today. - Some disabled people do not want help; however, it is important to still be aware of the person in case they did not anticipate dangerous situations Assistive Technology - specialized, small world - people find solutions to problems disabled people have - many high tech items are too expensive for most people or not available - many low tech items are not fancy, but they are accessible - CAT (Center for Assistive Technology) o Provide services to families with children who have difficulty using
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2011 for the course CY PLAN 120 taught by Professor Stoddard during the Fall '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Cy Plan 120 Lecture 13 - Cy Plan 120 Lecture 13 Assistive...

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