Reading List Flinders University DSRS4012 and DSRS9064   (prepared by Greg Carey)


Abbott Brown Evett Standen and Wright (2011) Learning difference and digital technologies a literature review of research involving children and young people using assistive technologies 2007-2010.

Alan Roulstone (2012) New technology and emerging spaces of care. Disability & Society, 27:2, 303-305

Anthony Prasad Hurst and Kuber (2012) A Participatory Design Workshop on Accessible Apps and Games with Students with Learning Differences. ASSETS’12, October 22–24, 253-254

Baker Bricout Moon Coughlan Jessica Pater (2013) Communities of participation A comparison of disability and aging identified groups on Facebook and LinkedIn. Telematics and Informatics 30 (2013) 22–34

Barber and Mourshed (2009) Shaping the Future. How Education Stems Can Become Great in the Decade Ahead. Report on the International Education Roundtable 7 July Singapore.

Barros Bailey and Saunders (2010) Ethics and the Use of Technology in Rehabilitation Counseling. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin 2010 53: 255 – 259

Bauer, Elasesser and Arthanat (2011) Assistive technology device classification based upon the World Health Organization’s, International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF).  Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, May 2011; 6(3): 243–259

Blanchard and Burns (2007) Bridging the Digital Divide Creating opportunities for marginalised young people to get connected. Research Report Number 1 Inspire Foundation and  ORYGEN Youth Health, University of Melbourne December 2007

Borg Larsson and Östergren 2011 The right to assistive technology for whom for what and by whom. Disability and Society, 26:2, 151-167

Braddock Rizzolo Thompson and Bell (2004) Emerging Technologies and Cognitive Disability. Journal of Special Education Technology. 19(4), Fall 2004

Burkett McNameeand and Pothust(2011) Shifting boundaries in sports technology and disability: equal rights or unfair advantage in the case of Oscar Pistorius? Disability & Society 26, 5, August 2011, 643–654

Carey (2011) Victor, a New Student, SIGilt ISTE Winter 2011 8 -10

Clarke (2010) Doubly Monstrous– Female and Disabled. Essays in Philosophy 9, 1 Article 3

Davidson (2008) Masking Tape, ICT and Intellectual Disability.pdf  *

Edyburn (2010) Would you recognise Universal Design for Learning if you saw it? Ten Propositions for new directions for the second decade of UDL Learning Disability QuarterlyVolume 33, Winter 2010

Edyburn (2011) Harnessing the Potential of Technology to Support the Academic Success of Diverse Students. NEW DIRECTIONS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION, 154, Summer 2011 37 – 44 Wiley Periodicals.

Ellis (2012) IT Means Inclusion A Creative Approach to Disability and Telecommunications Policy in Australia. Telecommunications Journal of Australia 62, 2, 2012 Swinburne University of Technology

Fichten Asuncion Nguyen and Budd (2010) The POSITIVES Scale: Development and Validation of a measure of how Well the information and Communication Technology Needs of Students with Disabilities are Being Met. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability 23, 2, 2010 p137-154

Folley and Ferri (2012) Technology for people not disabilities ensuring access and inclusion. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs xx, xx, pxx – xx

Gibson Carnevale and King (2012) This is my way reimagining disability, independence and interconnectedness of persons and assistive technologies. Disability & Rehabilitation, 2012; 34(22): 1894–1899

James (2008) Philosophy of Disability. Essays in Philosophy: 9: 1, Article 10.

Ke (2009) A Qualitative Meta-Analysis of Computer Games as Learning Tools. IGI Global XX

Lee Palmer Williams-Diehm Davies and Stock (2010) The Effect of Student-Directed Transition Planning With a Computer-Based Reading Support Program. The Journal of Special Education published online 29 January 2010

Lee Soukup Little and Wehmeyer (2008) Student and Teacher Variables Contributing to Access to the General Education Curriculum for Students with I. The Journal of Special Education 43, 29

Life Long Learning Programme (2007)State of the art analysis – ICT and people with intellectual disabilities – in Belgium, Turkey, Austria, Poland and Italy, Life Long Learning Programme, European Commission Project No. 133948-LLP-2007-PL-LMP

LIn, Chen, Yeh and Yeh (2010) An Integrated Text Entry System Design for severe Physical Disabilities. ICCHP 2010, Part II, LNCS 6180, pp. 120–127, 2010

Lotan Shira Yalon-Chamovitz and Weiss (2010) Virtual reality as means to improve physical fitness of individuals. Research in Developmental Disabilities 31 (2010) 869–874

Macdonald and Clayton (2013) Back to the future, disability and the digital divide. Disability & Society, DOI:10.1080/09687599.2012.732538.

Martin (2006) Special Education, Technology, and Teacher Education. XXXX

Mechling and Swindle (2012) Fine and Gross Motor Task Performance When Using Computer-Based Video Models by Students with Autism and Moderate Intel. The Journal of Special Education XX,X, 1– 13

Melchior Spalteholz Syme and Kay (2011) Digital Dialogue An Analysis of Social Media Access for People with Developmental Disabilities. Can Assist, University of Victoria, Canada.

Mirza and Hammel(2009) Consumer-Directed Goal Planning in the Delivery of Assistive Technology Services for People who are Ageing with Intellectual Disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 2009, 22, 445–457

Morgan (2010) Social Networking Web Sites Teaching Appropriate Social Competence to Students With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. Intervention in School and Clinic 2010 45: 147

Muller Gove and Webb (2012) Understanding Tablet Use. Mobile HCI’12, September 21–24, 2012, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Nawaz Awan and Ahmad (2011) Integrating Educational Technologies in Higher Education in Developing Countries. Journal of Education and Practice – 2, 2

Perry, Beyer and Holm (2009) Assistive technology, telecare and people with intellectual disabilities ethical considerations. Journal of  Medical Ethics 2009;35;81-86

Pretis (2008)  Analysis of existing certification pathways in the field of ICT and people with disabilities. Life Long Learning Programme, European Commission, Project No. 133948-LLP-2007-PL-LMP

Quinn (2009) Who Is Using Assistive Technology in Schools. Journal of Special Education Technology 24, 1, 1 – 13

Rizzo,Requejo etal ( 2011) Virtual Reality Applications for Addressing the Needs of those Aging with Disability. In  Medicine Meets Virtual Reality J.D. Westwood et al. (Eds.), IOS Press, 2011, 510 – 516

Rose and Meyers (2005) Future in margins.CAST

Seale (2013) When digital capital is not enough reconsidering the digital lives of disabled university students. Learning, Media and Technology 2012, 1–14,

SERUpdate (2011) Tech Local Stories. Newsletter November 2011, 21,4 Special Education Resource Centre, Department for Education and Child Development (South Australia)

Sharabi and Margalit (2010) The Mediating Role of Internet Connection Virtual Friends and Mood in Predicting Loneliness Among Students With and Without Learning Disabilities in Different Educational Environments. Journal of Learning Disabilities 2011 44: 215

Shi Shi and Chu (2010) Assisting people with multiple disabilities actively correct abnormalstanding posture with a Nintendo Wii Balance Board through controlling environmental stimulation. Research in Developmental Disabilities 31 (2010) 936–942

Shpigelman Reiter and Weiss (2007) E-mentoring for Youth with Special Needs Preliminary results. CYBERPSYCHOLOGY & BEHAVIOR 11, 2, 196 – 200

Veispak Boets and Ghesquiere (2013) Differential cognitive and perceptual correlates of print reading versus braille reading. Research in Developmental Disabilities 34 (2013) 372–385

Verdonschot, deWitte, Reichrath, Buntinx and Curfs (2009) Impact of environmental factors on community participation of persons with an intellectual disability: a systematic review. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research 53, 1, 54 – 64

Walden University (2010) Educators, Technology and 21st Century Skills: Dispelling Five Myths, Walden University

Wehmeyer (2011) What is next for the transition and employment supports movement. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation 35 (2011) 153–156

Williams Jamali and Nicholas (2006) Using ICT with people with special education needs what the literature tells us. Aslib Proceedings: New Information Perspectives, 58, 4, 2006 330 – 345

Yien Hung Hwang and Lin (2011) A Game based Learning Approach to Improving Student’s Learning Achievements in a Nutrition Course. TOJET: The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology – April 2011, 10, 2,

Zwijsen Niemeijer and Hertogh (2012) Ethics of using assistive technology in the care for community-dwelling elderly people:  An overview of the literature. Aging & Mental Health, 15:4, 419-427