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September 2020

Smart home and communication technology for people with disability: A scoping review

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This review explores the impact of smart home and communication technology on the outcomes of people with disabilities and complex needs. It finds that smart home and communication technology can improve outcomes for people living with disabilities and complex needs. However, a number of factors impact the successful implementation of technology, including personalization, flexibility and ongoing support to the person with a disability and their close others.


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Jamwal, R., Jarman, H., Roseingrave, E., Douglas, J., and Winkler, D. (2020). Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology.


January 2019

The use of electronic assistive technology for social networking by people with disability living in shared supported accommodation

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This study examines the use of electronic assistive technology for social networking by people with disability living in shared supported accommodation (SSA), and compare participants’ Electronic Social Networking (ESN) integration with Australian ESN normative data.


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Jamwal, R., Enticott, J., Farnworth, L., Winkler, D., and Callaway, L. (2020). Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology 15(1): 101-108.


March 2018

Evaluating the use of smart home technology by people with brain impairment: Protocol for a single-case experimental design

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Smart home technologies are emerging as a useful component of support delivery for people with brain impairment. The objective of this paper is to present a systematic smart home technology training approach for people with brain impairment.


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Jamwal, R., Callaway, L., Winkler, D., Farnworth, L., Tate, R. (2018). JMIR Research Protocols 7(11).


August 2017

Electronic assistive technology use in Australian shared supported accommodation: Rates and user characteristics

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Electronic assistive technologies (EATs) are fast becoming considered an essential component of everyday life. To date, there has been little research on the use of EAT by people living in shared supported accommodation (SSA), one of the major community-based housing options for people with disability (PwD) in Australia.


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Jamwal, R., Callaway, L., Farnworth, L., and Winkler, D. (2018). Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology 13(7): 634-640.


February 2017

Electronic assistive technology used by people with acquired brain injury in shared supported accommodation: Implications for occupational therapy

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This study aimed to identify electronic assistive technology types used by people with acquired brain injury living in shared supported accommodation, assess user satisfaction and psychosocial impact of electronic assistive technology, detail the impact of technology use on respondents’ participation and support needs, and describe barriers and/or facilitators to electronic assistive technology uptake and ongoing use.


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Jamwal, R., Callaway, L., Ackerl, J., Farnworth, L., and Winkler, D. (2017). British Journal of Occupational Therapy 80(2): 89-98.