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Title: Consumer criteria for assistive devices: operationalizing generic criteria for specific ABLEDATA categories
Authors: Joseph P Lane, Douglas J Usiak, John A Moffat
Published: 1996
Publication: RESNA Conference: Salt Lake City, Utah

Prior research generated a set of generic consumer evaluation criteria. Device dissatisfaction and abandonment remains high so the generic criteria are either not applied or require further refinement. The RERC-TET developed more detailed consumer criteria for a dozen ABLEDATA categories where consumer dissatisfaction is reported to be quite high. Results are included in a publication available from the authors.

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