Technology and Disability

T&D journal coverTechnology and Disability communicates knowledge about the field of assistive technology devices and services, within the context of the lives of end users – persons with disabilities and their family members. While the topics are technical in nature, the articles are written for broad comprehension despite the reader’s education or training. Technology and Disability‘s contents cover research and development efforts, education and training programs, service and policy activities and consumer experiences. – The term Technologyrefers to assistive devices and services. – The term Disability refers to both permanent and temporary functional limitations experienced by people of any age within any circumstance. – The term and underscores the editorial commitment to seek for articles which see technology linked to disability as a means to support or compensate the person in daily functioning. The Editor also attempts to link the themes of technology and disability through the selection of appropriate basic and applied research papers, review articles, case studies, programme descriptions, letters to the Editor and commentaries. Suggestions for thematic issues and proposed manuscripts are welcomed.

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Editorial board

Editor in chief
Pr Luc de Witte
Hogeschool Zuid

Associate Editors
Dr Steven Ariss, DPhil
University of Sheffield

Pr Dominique Archambault
Université Paris 8

Dr Sarah Comai
Politecnico di Milano

Dr Katerina Mavrou
European University Cyprus

Secretariat journal

Hannah Pinnock

The University of Sheffield
The Innovation Centre,
217 Portobello,
Sheffield S1 4DP


IOS Press, Nieuwe Hemweg 6B, 1013 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands


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