The Illustrated Guide to Assistive Technology and Devices
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 15, 2010
"The Illustrated Guide to Assistive Technology and Devices" is a self-help tool for people living with disabilities that enables readers to live more independently and enhance the quality of their lives. No wonder it is the bestselling book on this topic on Amazon.com.
The Illustrated Guide to Assistive Technology cuts through the clutter surrounding assistive devices with a simple conversational style. It is organized according to disability and easily explains the best type of device for a multiple situations, home, work, on the road, or at school.
This book has been universally praised by everyone from David Ditker, Executive Director of the Assistive Technology Industry Association who said it "... should be on the Top Ten list of anyone interested in Assistive Technology products" to Frances West, with the IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Center National who said the book “combines research and personal insight to help even the most novice user make better, more informed choices about assistive technology.”
The founder and editor of Abledbody.com Suzanne Robitaille is a writer, blogger and disability advocate who has real experience with disability. She lost her hearing at age four and grew up profoundly deaf. Through her company, abledbody, she also provides editorial and communications services, with a specialty in workplace disability issues. Abledbody was recently certified as a disability-owned business enterprise by the U.S. Business Leadership Network.
Suzanne is the former assistive technology columnist for BusinessWeek.com, giving rise to her fascination with technology that helps people with disabilities. She is a trusted source of disability information for The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, and Media Post, and she serves on the advisory board of the National Center on Disability and Journalism.
AVAILABILITY: Nationwide by arrangement and via telephone
The Illustrated Guide to Assistive Technology and Devices is available in quality trade paperback for a list price of $19.95. It is published by Demos Health, distributed by Publishers Group West and is also available through Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, and all major bookstores and outlets.