Graduate project

Advanced technology for the multihandicapped

Advanced technology (computer, space hardware) can be a powerful tool for instructing the multihandicapped. The computer can be utilized as either an instructional or prosthetic device. Significant reduction in price makes the microcomputer available to most programs. The myriad of materials researched and developed for the space program can be utilized in the instruction of the multihandicapped, Examples are presented. Much of this technology and corresponding information i s stored in sources unknown used by educators. Access to the sources is described. This technology when utilized will significantly improve the educational opportunities of the multihandicapped.