Anja Kintsch

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Public transportation systems are among the most ubiquitous and complex large-scale systems found in modern society. For those unable to drive such as people with cognitive disabilities, these systems are essential gateways for participation in community activities, socialization, and independence. To understand the magnitude and scope of this national(More)
A framework for analyzing the problem of high frequency abandonment of assistive technologies by users with disabilities and their caregivers has been proposed. The framework is the product of a collaboration between researchers at the University of Colorado's Cognitive Levers Group 1 (Depaula) and an assistive technology specialist from the Boulder Valley(More)
In this paper we describe a current group configuration that is used to support people with cognitive disabilities (hereinafter referred to as "clients") in the workplace. A client receiving face-to-face, often one-to-one assistance from a dedicated human job coach is characteristic of this "traditional" model. We compare this traditional model with other(More)
This paper presents preliminary results from an ongoing ethnographically-informed research project focused on designing technologies that support people with cognitive disabilities residing in community living settings and the distributed network of caregivers. Over the past thirty years, social and legislative reforms in the U.S. have enabled people with(More)
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