The intersection of culture, disability and assistive technology.

@article{Ripat2011TheIO,
  title={The intersection of culture, disability and assistive technology.},
  author={Jacquie Ripat and Roberta Lynn Woodgate},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={87-96}
}
PURPOSE Although the use of assistive technology (AT) is by an individual, it occurs within a much larger socio-cultural environment. The purpose of this article is to describe and analyse current knowledge about the intersection of culture and disability in the context of the AT user. METHODS Literature review of theoretical and empirical study papers that discuss cultural aspects related to AT use or provision. RESULTS Understanding how an individual's culturally defined identity is… CONTINUE READING

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