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Occupational therapy and inclusive design

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226pp. 2008. Paperback. Very good condition. Some minor rubbing to cover edges/corners. A few faint scores to cover. fine spine. Clean text.


Occupational Therapy and Inclusive Design provides occupationaltherapy practitioners and students with the ability to confidentlyproblem solve, clinically reason and make sound professionaljudgements regarding the suitability of products/artefacts andenvironments for their clients.The relevance of design concepts to Occupational Therapy areillustrated in a broad context with reference to the folklore ofdisability and disability discourse, the profession's philosophy,conceptual models of practice, relevant legislation and review ofHealth and Social Care discourse. Ergonomic tools and techniquesfor practice are reviewed and related to the seven principles ofUniversal Design. Case scenarios are presented and illustrated withpictures and drawings to guide the reader through the inclusivedesign process as it relates to occupational therapists in avariety of settings.Additionally, the book aims to give a voice to occupationaltherapists as specifiers of equipment, property adaptations andincreasingly, as advisors to new dwelling and other buildingprojects, with the aim of influencing manufacturers and buildingagencies in the adoption of inclusive design principles at theproduct/building design phase. This publication's unique focus isto present an integrated account of the relevant policy supportingservice provision, in conjunction with core Occupational Therapyphilosophy and the application of principles of Universal Design tocase scenarios.

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Author(s):
Maggie Conway
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1405127074
ISBN-13:
9781405127073
Publisher:
Blackwell

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226pp. 2008. Paperback. Very good condition. Some minor rubbing to cover edges/corners. A few faint scores to cover. fine spine. Clean text.


Occupational Therapy and Inclusive Design provides occupationaltherapy practitioners and students with the ability to confidentlyproblem solve, clinically reason and make sound professionaljudgements regarding the suitability of products/artefacts andenvironments for their clients.The relevance of design concepts to Occupational Therapy areillustrated in a broad context with reference to the folklore ofdisability and disability discourse, the profession's philosophy,conceptual models of practice, relevant legislation and review ofHealth and Social Care discourse. Ergonomic tools and techniquesfor practice are reviewed and related to the seven principles ofUniversal Design. Case scenarios are presented and illustrated withpictures and drawings to guide the reader through the inclusivedesign process as it relates to occupational therapists in avariety of settings.Additionally, the book aims to give a voice to occupationaltherapists as specifiers of equipment, property adaptations andincreasingly, as advisors to new dwelling and other buildingprojects, with the aim of influencing manufacturers and buildingagencies in the adoption of inclusive design principles at theproduct/building design phase. This publication's unique focus isto present an integrated account of the relevant policy supportingservice provision, in conjunction with core Occupational Therapyphilosophy and the application of principles of Universal Design tocase scenarios.

Author(s):
Maggie Conway
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1405127074
ISBN-13:
9781405127073
Publisher:
Blackwell

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