A Study for the Elderly Assistive Device Design and Learning Assessment


In recent years, along with the process of economic growth and political democratization, concerns and needs of the rapid increase in social welfare. With the national fertility rate is declining, the average life expectancy increased year by year, the age structure of the population pyramid shape quickly tend to bowling pins. The transformation of society and the aging population will undoubtedly bring a considerable impact, associated research indicates that 17% of people already born with disabilities, and another 30 percent were caused by acquired, the older When the probability of resulting higher. Through the power of technology assistive device can help elderly people lacking the ability to part, so that the elderly because of age are not physiological or psychological degradation of the problems brought to bring, young people living a normal life, reduce the formation of subjective incomplete physiological degradation caused by obstacles, but assistive device the design method for the assessment of not much, especially for the elderly person is part. After finishing methods and research related to the design and use of assistive device to assess the present study, and then through the literature of consolidation after induction,, proposed addition to the most commonly used way assistive device the design and assessment of learning, with its elderly health, psychological and other characteristics, helping to meet the elderly when the user uses the product design and learning assistive device planning.

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Huang Yu-Che, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
Huang Tai-Shen, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan

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Conference: ACEID2016
Stream: Special Education, Learning Difficulties, Disability

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