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Assistive technology provision: towards an international framework for assuring availability and accessibility of affordable high-quality assistive technology.

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Summary of "Assistive technology provision: towards an international framework for assuring availability and accessibility of affordable high-quality assistive technology."

This is a position paper describing the elements of an international framework for assistive technology provision that could guide the development of policies, systems and service delivery procedures across the world. It describes general requirements, quality criteria and possible approaches that may help to enhance the accessibility of affordable and high quality assistive technology solutions.

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Name: Disability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology
ISSN: 1748-3115
Pages: 1-6

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