A Sense of Control
  • Release Date : 30 October 2008
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 308 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780631448
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Download or read book entitled A Sense of Control by author: Christine Tilley which was release on 30 October 2008 and published by Elsevier with total page 308 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This work develops a theoretical framework for a virtual community for people with long-term, severe mobility disabilities. It proposes strategies for implementing a virtual community model based on user information needs. The central theme to emerge from their narratives is how the use of information and communications technology (ICT) allows them to regain a sense of control. The conclusion is that the technology provides strategies for independence and facilitates self-empowerment. Draws on the author’s wide-ranging experience of ICT and disability Provides practical and realistic recommendations to real-world problems