Synopsis : A Sense of Control written by Christine Tilley, published by Elsevier which was released on 30 October 2008. Download A Sense of Control Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi 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