HCC 741: Assistive Technology and Accessibility

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Service Learning and Reading Summaries Spring 2011

Reading Summaries
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby — Chris Kidd
Emergence: Labeled Autistic by Temple Grandin — Meghana Chakravarthy
Everything in its Place by Marc Summers — Santhosh Katukuri
Missed Connections by Barbara Stenross — Navid Wlotzka
A Quiet World: Living with Hearing Loss by David G. Myers — Michele Burton
Stephen Hawking a Biography by Kristine Larsen  — Mitra Sadat-Akhavi
Still Me by Christopher Reeve — Sri Lavanya Chamarthy
The Story of a Mother and her Deaf Daughter by Alandra Lilacs — Lula Albar

Service Learning
An Observation of Assistive Technology Users New and Old — Derrick Davis
Assisting an Elderly Couple with Motor Impairments — Matthew Tretter
Breaking Preconceived Notions: Visiting with a Paraplegic Skier — Ted O’Meara
Hearing Aids: Report of a Personal Account — Wayne Chan
Observations From a Rehabilitation Service Center — Edmund Azigi
Vantage Communication Aids at Kennedy Krieger Institute — Joshua Benson