The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for the Advancement of Cognitive Technologies

  title={The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for the Advancement of Cognitive Technologies},
  author={Patricia C. Heyn and Joy Lucille Cassidy and Cathy Bodine},
  journal={American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease \& Other Dementias{\textregistered}},
  pages={12 - 6}
Barring few exceptions, allied health professionals, engineers, manufacturers of assistive technologies (ATs), and consumer product manufacturers have developed few technologies for individuals with cognitive impairments (CIs). In 2004, the National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) recognized the need to support research in this emergent field. They funded the first Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for the Advancement of Cognitive Technologies (RERC-ACT). The… 

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