The role of assistive devices for the disabled


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Jun 07,2022

The role of assistive devices for the disabled 【Functions of assistive devices for the disabled】   (1) Compensation for lost functions. For example, after amputees are fitted with prosthetic limbs, they can walk, ride bicycles and work with weights like healthy people.   (2) Compensate for weakened functions. For example, wearing hearing aids can enable deaf patients with residual hearing to hear external sounds again.   (3) Restore and improve function. For example, foot drop orthoses can effectively improve gait, and hemiplegic patients can restore their walking function through the training of parallel bars, walkers and other rehabilitation training equipment.   【The role of assistive devices for the disabled】   (1) Relying on self-care life. Assistive devices involve all aspects of life, such as daily life, washing, eating, moving, toileting, housework, and communication.   (2) Tools for comprehensive rehabilitation. Assistive devices involve various fields of medical rehabilitation, educational rehabilitation, occupational rehabilitation and social rehabilitation, and are indispensable tools for rehabilitation.   (3) A bridge to return to society. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in May 2001 emphasized that personal factors and environmental factors are closely related to the occurrence and development of disability, as well as to the recovery and reconstruction of functions. Factors play an important role in the rehabilitation and participation of disabled persons in social life. For example, if the society provides wheelchairs for paraplegics, they can walk out of the house; when they walk out of the house and face a barrier-free environment with ramps for travel and lifts for up and down stairs, they can realize their desire to participate in social life normally. Therefore, assistive devices are constructed Access roads and bridges for barrier-free environments.   SHIJIAHZHUANG AOSUO O&P

The role of assistive devices for the disabled

Functions of assistive devices for the disabled

 

(1) Compensation for lost functions. For example, after amputees are fitted with prosthetic limbs, they can walk, ride bicycles and work with weights like healthy people.

 

(2) Compensate for weakened functions. For example, wearing hearing aids can enable deaf patients with residual hearing to hear external sounds again.

 

(3) Restore and improve function. For example, foot drop orthoses can effectively improve gait, and hemiplegic patients can restore their walking function through the training of parallel bars, walkers and other rehabilitation training equipment.

 

The role of assistive devices for the disabled

 

(1) Relying on self-care life. Assistive devices involve all aspects of life, such as daily life, washing, eating, moving, toileting, housework, and communication.

 

(2) Tools for comprehensive rehabilitation. Assistive devices involve various fields of medical rehabilitation, educational rehabilitation, occupational rehabilitation and social rehabilitation, and are indispensable tools for rehabilitation.

 

(3) A bridge to return to society. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in May 2001 emphasized that personal factors and environmental factors are closely related to the occurrence and development of disability, as well as to the recovery and reconstruction of functions. Factors play an important role in the rehabilitation and participation of disabled persons in social life. For example, if the society provides wheelchairs for paraplegics, they can walk out of the house; when they walk out of the house and face a barrier-free environment with ramps for travel and lifts for up and down stairs, they can realize their desire to participate in social life normally. Therefore, assistive devices are constructed Access roads and bridges for barrier-free environments.

 

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