Assistive Technology is a term that refers to devices or systems which can make people complete their daily task. It aim to help a person to build up their independence, safety and wellbeing. It also tends to refer to devices and systems that assist people with memory problems. For example, Telehealth. Telehealth is one of the system of assistive technology. it is using digital information and communication technologies, such as computers and mobile devices, to manage people health and well-being. Video monitoring technology can be an example, Video monitoring technology can provide useful informantion for the professionals and give immediate feedback for caregiver. so that the doctors or caregivers can know the situation of the patient immediatly and create a better treatment for patient.
There is a range of communication technology aids available, including devices known as Voice Output Communication Aids (VOCA) and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). VOCA are dedicated to communication and may not have any computer functions. AAC devices are either symbol or text based. There are also communication software that can be added to a computer, mobile phone or PDA to enable a person to type what they want to say and play it back so others can hear what was typed.
Another example of assistive technology is the HeadMouse Extreme. This device replaces the standard computer mouse for people who cannot use or have limited use of their hands when controlling a computer or alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) device. The HeadMouse translates natural movements of a user's head into directly proportional movements of the computer mouse pointer, so as the user moves their head the mouse pointer on the screen also moves. The HeadMouse has a wireless optical sensor which tracks a tiny disposable target that is worn by the user in a convenient
The website meets the users need because its state that the focus of the website is to show the
This paper is a written evaluation of three websites that were designed to reach a specific target audience. All three sites' reach their target audience, however they accomplish this in a slightly different way. During this paper, we will discuss the strength and weaknesses of each site, the design criteria used to evaluate them, and how to improve some of the weaknesses associated with each site.
The purpose of this report is to show the difference between a great credible website and a non-credible website on the subject “effects of synthetic marijuana”. I have visited multiple websites searching for the most credible information on the effects of Synthetic Marijuana. After that I narrowed my research down to 2 websites. The first website www.drugs.com which shows great credibility, and the second website www.verywell.com which shows bad credibility.
Familydoctor.org is a website that offers information on a health related topics and wellness. This website has a domain of .org which means it is operated by an organization. The main purpose of this website is to provide families with information on health related topics and offer wellness information that will benefit all members of the family. This website was chosen based on the fact that many people have families. Anyone who is interested in any health topics and/or wellness can find this site by searching in various search engines, such as Google or yahoo, by typing into the search bar family health or whatever health
Clients have high motivation due to the fact that they need a website and it directly affects them. But they are also able to elaborate and think for themselves. So I have to persuade them though the central route to sign the contract and give me the job. The central route of persuasion needs strong arguments and higher merits. Since I have current clients I am able to show my new clients some of the work I do for other people and show them my qualifications in the website field. The reason I always ask for the purpose of the website is so I can make arguments stronger during the meal with my
Assistive technology plays an important role in the learning process for individuals with disabilities. Assistive technology is defined as "any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities." (Maushak, Kelley & Blodgett, 2001, p. 419) Assistive technology is very beneficial to individuals that have disabilities. For example, students with mental retardation benefit from extremely organized learning situations because of their limited cognitive abilities. Students who are hearing impaired, blind, or visually
Every website has a purpose. When researching, the primary goal is to gain information and be informed, so the purpose of the chosen website should align with that. An immediate overlook of the website will tell users whether or not there’s enough information. Just like any good essay, the material covered should be what the viewer is looking for. Truly, the only way to be sure a website has proper depth is through thorough exploration.
In general, this report proves adhering to good human computer interaction, usability, and accessibility guidelines is compulsory if one is to produce a successful product. Following on from this conclusion, it is apparent that the report briefly covers a small volume of these elements, the Study Administrator did desire, to widen the depth of research into the dynamic fields and disciplines of Human Computer Interaction, a good reason for this was because, as the report gained traction it became clear that there was an abundance of knowledge to be gained in this area of expertise. Nevertheless, the research conducted did encapsulate the results in its meaning entirely.
Currently the use of multimedia such as sound, still images, moving images are all used in all website to make their content more interesting and to make the design of the website aesthetically pleasing, interesting and easy to read. Therefore, it is a necessity to think how accessible of the content of the website is, this is called 'web accessibility ' which accommodates all the users, such as those with disabilities, normal users, or elderly. This is particularly important for those with disabilities, websites should be made with consideration for this group and the content and services should be made accessible as equal as those normal users (Henry, 2006).
Technology has provided so many benefits to many people. Website owners back then were more focused on how to make their websites attractive that will allow visitors to stop by and check what the site is all about. It was a battle of having the greatest graphic design that will stimulate the eyes of the audience. But online visitors now are now more meticulous in choosing the company and brand to patronize. More than just the “pretty looks” of how a website is presented, having quality content is now of utmost importance to retain customers and to entice more new clients.