Search for dissertations about: "disabled people"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the words disabled people.

  1. 1. Design for Participation and Inclusion will Follow Disabled People and the Digital Society

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Stefan Johansson; Jan Gulliksen; Per-Olof Hedvall; Bodil Jönsson; Katarina Lindblad-Gidlund; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Design; Accessibility; Universal Design; Participation; Disability Digital Divide; Inclusion; Människa-datorinteraktion; Human-computer Interaction;

    Abstract : Digitalization is rapidly taking over all aspects of society, but still there are parts of the population who have to struggle for access to, and to be able to use, the digital resources. Design processes and outcomes in the form of artefacts, that takes accessibility into account, is key to participation. READ MORE

  2. 2. FACE Disabled People, Technology and Internet

    University dissertation from Certec, Lund University

    Author : Peter Anderberg; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Design; FACE; Independent Living; Disability Studies; Social Model; Internet; Functioning; Rehabilitation Engineering; Care and help to handicapped; Handikappade; vård och rehabilitering; SoTL;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on the Internet experiences of people with significant mobility/physical impairments who are proficient and experienced computer users in their computer world but have limitations in mobility that severely restrict their functioning in the physical world. The Internet functioning of this group is analysed by means of the factors attitude, control and enabling, with the main focus on what is achievable when all access problems such as unadapted interfaces, beginners? difficulties and the digital divide are overcome. READ MORE

  3. 3. The transition from adolescence to adulthood for physically disabled young people

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Univ

    Author : Karin Barron; [1996]
    Keywords : Barnavård; Ungdomsvård; Social; Omsorg; Handikappade;

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  4. 4. The Useworthiness of Robots for People with Physical Disabilities

    University dissertation from Certec, Lund University

    Author : Håkan Eftring; [1999]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Page-turning; End-effector; RAID; Manus; Independence; Needs Analysis; Simplified Robot Use; Automatic Grasping; Case Studies.; Ethics; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; rehabilitation; revalidation; kinesitherapy; Physical medicine; Rehabilitation Robotics; Robots; Physical Disabilities; Useworthiness; Usability;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with robotics and the new possibilities it offers people with physical disabilities. I focus on the user and the use of the technology and, in particular, on what makes robotic aids worth using - useworthiness as distinguished from usability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Different Voices - Different Stories Communication, identity and meaning among people with acquired brain damage

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Eleonor Antelius; Lars-Christer Hydén; Marja-Liisa Honkasalo; Andrew Sparkes; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Acquired brain damage; body; communication; dependence; disability; embodiment; enactment; ethnography; identity; language use; meaning-making practices; narratives; normality; personhood; power relations; self-determination; social interaction; stories; storytelling; story-making; videoethnography; voice; Beroende; berättande; berättelser; etnografi; funktionshinder; förkroppsligande; förvärvad hjärnskada; identitet; kommunikation; kropp; maktrelationer; meningsskapande praktiker; narrativer; normalitet; personskap; röst; självbestämmande; social interaktion; språkanvändning; videoetnografi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work Disability research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete Handikappsforskning;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the dissertation is to understand meaning-making practices used by people suffering from acquired brain damage with severe physical and communicative disabilities, in order to create and sustain their identity and personhood in relation to other people. The study emanates from the idea that identity and personhood, also in relation to disability, are created/sustained in ongoing interaction between people in everyday situations, and that the ability to narrate is central to such a creation of identity. READ MORE