The health sector has an important role to play in terms of offering culturally appropriate and relevant care, tackling racism in the health care sector, improving engagement with Indigenous partners, and advocating for decolonizing policies that give control of health and wellness to the Indigenous people of Canada.
Assistive Technology for the Elderly - Chapter 1: Access Control for Internet of Things - enabled assistive technologies: an architecture, challenges and requirements
Assistive Technology for the Elderly, 2020, Pages 1-43
Assistive technology for the elderly has the ability to greatly enhance the experience of the elderly needing assistive technology. This book chapter addresses SDG 10 by covering the design of assistive technology including magnifying book contents, speaking electronic devices, alarms for doors and windows, smart alert bands, panic buttons, medication dispensers and reminders, Wander Gard, physiological parameters monitoring systems and smart home monitoring systems.
Technology and Adolescent Health - Chapter 12: Adolescent Mental Health Challenges in the Digital World
Technology and Adolescent Health, March 2020, Pages 283-304
This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 10 by describing and discussing (1) the existing evidence examining associations between mental health and technology use including depression, anxiety, body dissatisfaction, attention-deficit disorders (and risks of distraction), and addictive behaviors and (2) the impacts of risky online communities on adolescents’ mental health, focusing on networks promoting proeating disorder behaviors and prosuicidality.
Elsevier, World Development, Volume 127, March 2020
Elsevier, Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Volume 4, March 2020
From knowledge to action: Measuring the gaps between the evidence and adapted driver education services for young adults with disabilities
Introduction: Driving is an important activity for the social participation of young people with physical and cognitive disabilities.
Elsevier, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 120, March 2020
Smart home technologies refer to devices that provide some degree of digitally connected, automated, or enhanced services to building occupants.
Elsevier, Journal of Transport and Health, Volume 16, March 2020
Initial evaluation of a public transportation training program for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Short report
Introduction: People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) including Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) often face serious transportation challenges that impede healthcare access, commun
Elsevier, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Volume 57, March 2020
Automated Topographic Prominence based quantitative assessment of speech timing in Cerebellar Ataxia
Clinical assessment of speech abnormalities in Cerebellar Ataxia (CA) is subjective and prone to intra- and inter-clinician inconsistencies.
Elsevier, The Lancet, Volume 395, 14 - 20 March 2020
Elsevier, Women's Studies International Forum, Volume 79, March - April 2020
Objectives: Limited studies have investigated detailed insights into the experiences of women in transitioning countries such as Iran as active agents in their lives and their societies.