Computer as a Prosthesis in the Neuropsychological Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients
Since the advent of small computers in the mid-1970’s, there has been explosive growth in microtechnology. Advances in miniaturization and speed have produced small, inexpensive “desk top computers” with the capabilities of larger machines which cost $20,000 to $50,000 ten years ago. The reduction in cost and the introduction of an ever-increasing variety of microcomputers have led to a great diversity in their applications (1). It has been reported that over 33% of American businesses now use small computers (2). The small computer is also being implemented in various school systems where our children are learning computer skills at an early age.
KeywordsStroke Patient Small Computer Prosthetic Device American Business Speech Generation
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