PELE Tailor-Made Solutions for Children

Clinical Profile: Hilla Boral, BOT, MSc Ed Director of PELE Center ALYN Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel hilla@alyn.org   Assistive technology (AT) is defined as “any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is commonly used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.”…

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Movement Analysis and Biofeedback laboratory at ALYN Hospital

Clinical Profile : Simon H Schless PhD, Director of Motion Laboratory ALYN Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel shschless@alyn.org   Where is your clinic/research institution located? The Movement Analysis and Biofeedback laboratory is located in the ALYN Hospital Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Center in Jerusalem. ALYN Hospital specializes in pediatric rehabilitation, treating a broad spectrum of common and…

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ISVR Sponsored Best Student Paper Award at ICDVRAT 2010

Assessing navigation in real and virtual environments: a validation study S T Koenig, G P Crucian, J C Dalrymple-Alford, A Dünser University of Canterbury, NEW ZEALAND For navigation ability, a transfer of knowledge from virtual training environments to real-world scenarios has been shown in several studies in the past. The purpose of this investigation is to demonstrate the…

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ISVR Sponsored Best Paper Awards at ICDVRAT 2010 : Shortlist Announced

Best Paper Shortlist: Using augmented reality to support the understanding of three-dimensional concepts by blind people, C Kirner, T G Kirner, R S Wataya, J A Valente, Federal University of Itajuba/Adventist University of Sao Paulo/State University of Campinas, BRAZIL Wearable device to assist independent living, R J McCrindle, V M Williams, C R Victor, A P Harvey,S R Nyman, J Barrett, H Hogarth, P Levene, R Smith, P…

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ISVR Sponsored Best Paper Award at ICDVRAT 2010

Integrated arm and hand training using adaptive robotics and virtual reality simulations A S Merians, G G Fluet, Q Qiu, S Saleh, I Lafond, S V Adamovich University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA Virtual Reality simulations interfaced with robotic arm devices are being used for training the upper extremity of people post-stroke. The benefit has been hypothesized…

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