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Tony Gentry

Handheld Computers as Cognitive Aids

Presented By:
Tony Gentry, VCU
February 19, 2008
In this webcast, Dr. Tony Gentry will discuss his community-based research into the use of PDAs, GPS units, cell phones and reminder watches to assist people with cognitive impairment related to autism, brain injury or multiple sclerosis in the independent management of their everyday activities. The presentation will include discussion of research findings, products, software features, intervention protocols, video testimony from a user with Asperger's syndrome, and recommendations for best practice.