Family and Cultural Alert! Considerations in Assistive Technology Assessment
Discusses cultural and family factors to consider when evaluating a student with disability for assistive technology devices, and the need to involve families in decisions about the uses of the devices. The need to be sensitive to family needs for acceptance and to be aware of cultural differences is discussed.
Hourcade, Jack J.; Parette, Howard P. Jr.; and Huer, Mary Blake. (1997). "Family and Cultural Alert! Considerations in Assistive Technology Assessment". Teaching Exceptional Children, 30(1), 40-44.
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