publication . Article . 2015

Future directions for ICT in aphasia therapy for older adults: Enhancing current practices through interdisciplinary perspectives

Kötteritzsch, A.; Kathrin Gerling;
  • Published: 01 Aug 2015
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Growing numbers of older adults requiring aphasia therapy create challenges for the health care system. Information and communication technology (ICT) has the potential to provide computer-mediated, self-administered aphasia therapy that complements conventional therapy. We explore overlaps in ICT for older adults and aphasia therapy applications with the goal of integrating innovative ICT in aphasia therapy. Based on a case study, we explain how results of different disciplines developing ICT for older adults can be transferred in order to better support older adults with aphasia. We conclude with future directions for ICT in aphasia therapy by surveying interd...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseasesbehavioral disciplines and activitiesnervous system diseases
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDSOCIETYComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING
free text keywords: G440 Human-computer Interaction
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publication . Article . 2015

Future directions for ICT in aphasia therapy for older adults: Enhancing current practices through interdisciplinary perspectives

Kötteritzsch, A.; Kathrin Gerling;