Mainstream technology as an occupational therapy tool: technophobe or technogeek?

dc.contributor.authorVerdonck, Michèle Claire
dc.contributor.authorRyan, Susan E.
dc.contributor.funderHealth Research Boarden
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-15T16:02:16Z
dc.date.available2012-05-15T16:02:16Z
dc.date.issued2008-06-01
dc.description.abstractOccupational therapists need to embrace the use of mainstream technology in their quest to ensure that therapy remains current and meaningful to their clients. Technology can be useful to improve both functional independence and occupational performance. This opinion piece introduces how occupational therapists can apply mainstream technologies, including information and communication technologies such as the internet, computer software, portable devices and computer games, in their everyday interventions.en
dc.description.sponsorshipHealth Research Board (research fellowship for the Clinical Therapies (CTFP-06-15))en
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden
dc.description.versionPublished Versionen
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.identifier.citationVerdonck MC, Ryan S (2008) Mainstream technology as an occupational therapy tool: technophobe or technogeek? British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71(6), 253-256.en
dc.identifier.doi10.1177/030802260807100607
dc.identifier.endpage256en
dc.identifier.issn0308-0226
dc.identifier.issn1477-6006
dc.identifier.issued6en
dc.identifier.journaltitleThe British Journal of Occupational Therapyen
dc.identifier.startpage253en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10468/589
dc.identifier.volume71en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherCollege of Occupational Therapistsen
dc.relation.urihttp://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/030802260807100607
dc.rights© 2008, College of Occupational Therapistsen
dc.rights.urihttp://www.cot.co.uk/british-journal-bjot/bjot-copyrighten
dc.subjectInformation and communication technologiesen
dc.subjectMainstream technologyen
dc.subjectCanadian model of occupation performanceen
dc.subjectInterneten
dc.subjectComputer gamesen
dc.subjectPortable devicesen
dc.titleMainstream technology as an occupational therapy tool: technophobe or technogeek?en
dc.typeArticle (peer-reviewed)en
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