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Family and Cultural Alert! Considerations in Assistive Technology Assessment
Teaching Exceptional Children
  • Jack J. Hourcade, Boise State University
  • Howard P. Parette, Jr., Southeast Missouri State University
  • Mary Blake Huer, Southeast Missouri State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
9-1-1997
Abstract
Discusses cultural and family factors to consider when evaluating a student with disability for assistive technology devices, and the need to involve families in decisions about the uses of the devices. The need to be sensitive to family needs for acceptance and to be aware of cultural differences is discussed.
Citation Information
Jack J. Hourcade, Howard P. Parette and Mary Blake Huer. "Family and Cultural Alert! Considerations in Assistive Technology Assessment" Teaching Exceptional Children (1997)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jack_hourcade/53/