Publications

Referred Articles (Print)

  • Seelman, KD. (2007). Trends in Disability: Transition from a Medical Model to an Integrative Model. In Reynolds, CR & Fletcher-Janzen, E. Encyclopedia of Special Education. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Seelman, KD., Brabyn, J., Ortman, A. and Palmer, C. (2006 ). Sensory Aids. Encyclopedia of Bioengineering, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.
  • Seelman, KD. (2006). Trends in Disability: Transition from a Medical Model to an Integrative Model. Encyclopedia of Special Education.
  • Seelman, KD. (Summer 2005). Universal Design and Orphan Technology: Do We Need Both? Disability Studies Quarterly, vol. 3(25).
  • Seelman, KD., Brabyn, J., Ortman, A. and Palmer, C. (accepted 2005 ). Sensory Aids. Encyclopedia of Bioengineering, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.
  • Seelman, KD. (2000). Science and Technology Policy: Is Disability a Missing Factor? Assistive Technology, vol. 12(2), pp. 144-153.
  • Seelman, KD. (2000). Rehabilitation Science. Technology and Disability, IOS Press, vol. 12(2-3), pp. 77-83.
  • Seelman, KD. (2001). Policy Challenges and Synthesis: Technologies for Successful Aging. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Oct. 4-5, 2000. Washington, D.C., J Rehabil Res Dev, vol. 28(1), S65-S67.
  • Seelman, KD. (1999). Assistive Technology Policy: Aging with a Disability: Views from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. Assistive Technology, vol. 11(2), pp. 84-87.
  • Seelman, KD. (20 May 2002). Meeting the Needs of People with Disabilities Through Federal Technology Transfer. U.S. House Committee on Science, Hearings on Assistive Technology, Washington: Government Printing Office, July 15, 1997. (Y4.SC12:105/26) House Committee of Science, Online, available: http://www.house.gov/science/seelman_7-15.html.
  • Seelman, KD. and Sweeney, S. (20 May 2002). The Changing Universe of Disability. American Rehabilitation, vol. 21(3), pp. 2-13, X.
  • Seelman, KD. (1995), Physical Rehabilitation and Violence: Initiatives of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, vol. 6(2), pp. 217-233.
  • Seelman, KD., and Levesque, CA. (Autumn-Winter, 1995). Rehabilitation Research: Its Beginnings and Ongoing Contributions. American Rehabilitation, vol. 21(3), pp. 31-36.
  • Seelman, KD. (1993). Assistive Technology Policy: A Road to Independence for Individuals with Disabilities. Journal of Social Issues, vol. 49(2), pp. 115-136.
  • Seelman, KD. (Winter 1993). Assessment of Public Policy and Technology: The Case of Older People with Hearing Impairment. Technology and Disability, vol. 2(1), pp. 34-42.
  • Seelman, KD. (n.d). Telephone Services and Equipment for Disabled People. Rehab Brief, vol. 10(3), pp. 1-4.
  • Seelman, KD. (Fall/Winter 1990). Communication Accessibility: A Technology Agenda for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People. International Journal of Technology and Aging, vol. 3(2), pp. 91-100.
  • Barnartt, SN., and Seelman, KD. (1988). A Comparison of Federal Laws Toward Disabled and Racial/ Ethnic Groups in the USA. Disability, Handicap & Society, vol. 3(1), pp. 37-47.
  • Seelman, KD. (1986). Current Status of Specialized Telephone Services and Equipment for Disabled People. Hearing Rehabilitation Quarterly, vol. 11(3).
  • Seelman, KD. (March 1984). Breaking Up is Hard on You: AT&T and the Public Face the Music. Environment, vol. 26(2), pp. 15-22.
  • Seelman, KD. (Summer 1980). Energy and Values: A New Challenge for Politics. News for Teachers of Political Science, vol. 26 pp. 2-4, American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Seelman, KD. (1989). Energy, Ethics & Education. Connexion, vol. 7(4), pp. 6-7.
    Reviews, Editorials, Letters
  • Seelman, KD. (March-April 1999). Perspective on Technology. Assistive Technology, vol. 11(1), pp. 3-4.
  • Seelman, KD. (December 1997). Occupational Injuries Among Workers With Disabilities. JAMA, vol. 278(24), pp. 2163-2166.

Proceedings of Conferences and Symposia

  • Seelman, KD. (October 21 - November 1 2003). Trends in Rehabilitation and Disability: Transition from a Medical Model to an Integrative Model. Proceedings of the 26th National Rehabilitation Conference, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan.
  • Seelman, KD. (November 6, 2003). The Information Age: Participation Challenges and Policy Strategies to Include People with Disabilities. Proceedings of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre Seminar: Creation of and Inclusive Society in and Advanced Information and Communications Society, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan.
  • Seelman, KD. (April 2002). Addressing and Enhancing Diversity in Academic Programs: Faculty, Students and Clients with Disabilities. Proceedings of the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) 2002 Conference, Palm Springs, CA.
  • Seelman, KD., Rudney R. and Tewey, B. (2001). Disability Legislation Related to Assistive Technology in the United States: A Review and View of the Future, Assistive Technology, vol. 10, pp. 696-700. Marincek, C., Buhler, C., Knops, H., Andrich R., Editors, IOS Press, ISBN 1 58603 195 3.
  • Seelman, KD. (1998). Disabilities New Paradigm: Implications for Assistive Technology and Universal Design. Improving the Quality of Life for the European Citizen: Technology for Inclusive Design and Equality, Assistive Technology Research Series, vol. 4, pp. 20-24. Porrero, IP and Ballabio, E., Eds, IOS Press.
  • Seelman, KD. (June 20, 1997). Communication and Technology: Women's Work. Proceedings of the International Leadership Forum for Women with Disabilities; Bethesda, MD., pp. 114-116.
  • Seelman, KD. (Sept. 19, 1996). Proceedings of the 18th World Congress of Rehabilitation International, New Zeland, pp. 89-94.
    Books
  • Seelman, KD., Albrecht, G. and Bury, M., eds., (2001). Handbook of Disability Studies, SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.

Book Chapters

  • Seelman, KD. (2006). Technology for Full Citizenship: Challenges for the Research Community. In Winters, J., et al eds., Accessibility and Usability Considerations for Medical Instrumentation, CRC Press Taylor and Francis, LLC, Boca Raton, FLA.
  • Seelman, KD., et al (2006). Telecommunications and Information Technology. In Cooper, R. Hobson, D. and Ohnabe, H. (Eds). Introduction to Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
  • Brabyn, J., Seelman, KD & Panchang, S. (2006). Aids for People Who are Blind or Visually Impaired. In Cooper, R. Hobson, D. and Ohnabe, H.(Eds.) Introduction to Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
  • Mormer, E., Ortmann, A., Palmer, C. & Seelman, KD. Maximizing Participation for People with Hearing Loss in Cooper, R. Hobson, D. and Ohnabe, H. (Eds). Introduction to Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK.
  • Seelman, KD. (2001). Science and Technology: Is Disability a Missing Factor? In Seelman, KD., Albrecht, G. and Bury, M. eds, Handbook of Disability Studies, SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA,.
  • Seelman, KD. (2006). Technology for Full Citizenship: Challenges for the Research Community. In Winters, J., et al eds., Accessibility and Usability Considerations for Medical Instrumentation, CRC Press Taylor and Francis, LLC, Boca Raton, FLA.
  • Seelman, KD. (accepted 2006). Technology for Individuals with Disabilities: Governement and Market Policies. In Helal, Al, Mokhtari, M. and Abdulrazak, B., Smart Technology for Aging, Disability and Independence: Computing and Engineering Design and Applications, John Wiley & Sons Wiley-Interscience, Hoboken, N.J.
  • Seelman, KD., et al (accepted 2006). Telecommunications and Information Technology. In Cooper, R. Hobson, D. and Ohnabe, H. Introduction to Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK.

Published Abstracts

  • Seelman, KD. (August 1999). The New Paradigm of Disability: Psychological Perspectives. Rehabilitation Psychology, Heinemann, AW., Seelman, KD., Brown, M., Scherer, M. and Tate, D., vol. 44(3), pp. 287-298.
  • Seelman, KD. (1997). Collaboration in Assistive Technology: Intergovernmental and Private Sector Collaboration in: Advancement of Assistive Technology. Anogianakis, G., Buhler, C. and Soede, M. eds., Assistive Technology Research Series, vol. 3, pp. 363, ISBN 90 5199 361 7.
    Other Refereed Publications (online)
  • Seelman, KD. (December 2000). Disability and Elderly: Public Policy Perspectives. University of Maastricht and IRV, The Netherlands. Available from http://www.ncdr.org/archives/seelman/
  • Seelman, KD. (November 28, 2000). Disability, Identity and Citizenship: Is There a Contradiction? The Institute for Rehabilitation Research Hoensbroek, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands. Available from http://www.ncddr.org/archives/seelman
  • Seelman, KD. (November 10, 2000). Health and Function at the Crossroads: Implementing the New Paradigm of Disability Research. Shepherd Center Research Day, Atlanta, GA. Available from http://www.ncddr.org/archives/seelman
  • Seelman, KD. (October 17, 2000). Disability Studies: A Global Perspective. U.S. Department of Education, National Press Club, Washington, D.C. Available from http://www.ncddr.org/archives/seelman/
  • Seelman, KD. (May 20, 2002). IT R&D: Incorporating Accessibility for People with Disabilities. President's Information Technology Advisory Committee. National Coordination Office for Information Technology Research and Development, National Coordination Office for Information Technology Research and Development. Available from http://www.itrd.gov/ac/pitac-18may00/accessibility/assess-seelman.pdf
  • Seelman, KD. (September 30, 1999). Issues/Challenges Facing Persons With Disabilities Pursuing Careers In Science, Engineering, And Technology. Commission on Advancement of Women and Minorities in Science, Engineering, and Technology. Available from http://www.ncddr.org/archives/seelman/
  • Seelman, KD. (September 30, 1999). Tech Act Project Directors Meeting. Available from http://www.ncddr.org/archives/seelman/
  • Seelman KD., Porrero, P. and Ballabio, E., eds. (1998). Disability's New Paradigm: Implications for Assistive Technology and Universal Design. Improving the Quality of Life for the European Citizen. European Union TIDE Conference, Helsinki, Finland, June 23 - 25, 1998. Technology for Inclusive Design and Equality, Assistive Technology Research Series, vol. 4, pp. 20-24. IOS Press. ISBN 90 5199 406 0. Available from http://www.ncddr.org/archives/seelman/
  • Seelman, KD. (April 25, 1998). Rehabilitation Science and Disability Studies into The 21st Century. Recognition Day, University of Pittsburgh, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Available from http://www.ncddr.org/archives/seelman/
  • Seelman, KD. (March 8, 1998). Change and Challenge: The Integration of the New Paradigm of Disability into Research and Practice. Spring Conference, National Council on Rehabilitation Education Conference (NCRE), Vancouver, WA. Available from http://www.ncddr.org/archives/seelman/
  • Seelman, KD. (November 6, 1997). Critical Issues in Disability Statistics Policy. Speech to the Interagency Committee on Disability Research, Subcommittee on Disability Statistics. Available from http://www.ncddr.org/archives/seelman/
  • Seelman, KD. (April 6, 1997). Web Consortium Accessibility Project, Launch Meeting - Web Accessibility Initiative, Sixth International World Wide Web Conference, Santa Clara, CA. Available from http://www.ncddr.org/archives/seelman/
  • Seelman, KD. (October 30, 1996). Rehabilitation Engineering: Today's Solutions, Tomorrow's Challenges. Mary Switzer Lecture, Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP), Charleston, S.C. Available from http://www.ncddr.org/archives/seelman/
  • Seelman, KD. (February 1, 1996). Overview of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, Committee on Assessing Rehabilitation Science and Engineering. Available from http://www.ncddr.org/archives/seelman/Presentations
  • Seelman, KD. (December 8 2006). Continuum of Care and E-Accessibility. World Health Organization Department of Injuries and Violence Prevention, Disability and Rehabilitation Team, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Seelman, KD. (October 5, 2006). Quality of Life Technology: Policy Context and Market Implications. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Seelman, KD. (May 15, 2006). Converging, Pervasive, Smart Technology: Is Policy Keeping Up? Assistive Technology Research Institute, College Miseriacordia, Dallas, PA.
  • Seelman, KD. (June 4, 2004). The ICF Analytic Plan: A Reaction. 10th North American Collaborating Center Conference on the ICF, North American Collaborating Center, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Seelman, KD and Schmeler, M. (April 8, 2004). Conflict between U.S. Health and Disability Policies: Medicare and Assistive Technology. Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • Seelman, KD. (November 5, 2003). The Information Age: Participation Challenges and Policy Strategies for Inclusion of People with Disabilities. World Health Organization Center, National Rehabilitation Center, Tokorozawa, Japan.
  • Seelman, KD. (October, 31, 2003). International Trends in Disability: Transition from a Medical to an Integrative Model. Keynote, 26th National Rehabilitation Conference, Tokorozawa, Japan.
  • Seelman, KD. Moderator. (May 2, 2003 ). Key Disability Policy Issues: Accessibility, Attitudes and Assistive Technology. Forum, Institute of Politics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Seelman, KD. and Mormer, E. (February 15, 2003). Hearing Assistance Technology. American Association for the Advancement of Science, Denver CO.
  • Seelman, KD. (Oct. 24, 2002). Disability Studies and the Disciplines: Bridges and Chasms. Invest in Abilities Week, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Seelman, KD. (October 17, 2002). Assistive Technology Outcome Measures: Their Fit for Clinical and Natural Environments. Keynote, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
  • Seelman, KD. (October 4, 2002). A Short History of Functional Classification and Its Impact on Public Policy. UCLID Center Current Issues Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Seelman, KD. (September 23, 2002). Adaptation to the Changing Disability Landscape: The Partnership Mix. Keynote, Pennsylvania Association of Rehabilitation Facilitates, State College, PA.
  • Seelman, KD. (June 8, 2002). Old Values and New Technology: Segregation and Its Aftermath. Keynote, Society of Disability Studies, Oakland, CA
  • Seelman, KD. (November 14, 2001). Management and Policy Aspects of Health Care for People with Disabilities. Health Care Policy Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Seelman, KD. (October 2001). Disability and Public Policy in the United States. Chinese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine and Engineering, Beijing, China.
  • Seelman, KD. (October 2-4, 2001). Science and Technology Policy: Is Disability a Missing Factor? Australian Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Association Conference (ARATA), Brisbane, Australia.
  • Seelman, KD. (October 2, 2001). Growth of International Cooperation in Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology: Advances, Challenges, and Strategies. Australian Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Association Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Seelman, KD. (December 2000). SIVA, Assistive Technology and Universal Design for Disabled and Elderly People. Milan, Italy.
  • Seelman, KD. (September 19-20, 2000). International Policy for Accessibility for Disabled and Elderly People. Asian Pacific Economic Committee (APEC) Workshop on Technology, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Seelman, KD. Chief Negotiator, U.S. (September 2000). India program for rehabilitation of disabled people. New Delhi and Jaipuhr, India.
  • Seelman, KD. (March 1- April 1, 2000). Perspectives from the South: The NIDRR Model. The Future of Rehabilitation Research in Canada, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Conference, Toronto, Canada.
  • Seelman, KD. (May 28, 1999). Disability Across the Disciplines. 12th Annual Meeting, Society for Disability Studies, Washington, D.C.
  • Seelman, KD. Advisor. (May 20, 1999). United Nations Preparatory Committee for the Special Session of the General Assembly on the implementation of the outcome of the world summit for social development and further initiation, New York.
  • Seelman, KD. Delegate. (April 28, 1999). Opening Address, Rehabilitation Science Issues in Graduate Education and Research, University of New York, Buffalo, NY.
  • Seelman, KD. Director (January 13, 1999). Assistive Technology Demonstration, White House Grand Foyer, Washington, D.C.
  • Seelman, KD. Delegate/ Representative to US/EU (October 1998). Science & Technology agreement ratification, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Seelman, KD. (September 24, 1998). Emerging Technologies and the Future of Medical Rehabilitation. Kessler Institute, West Orange, N.J.
  • Seelman, KD. (August 15-18, 1998). Assistive Technology Applications. Central Remedial Clinic, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Seelman, KD. Chair. (June 26-30, 1998). 4th Annual Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Research Symposium, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Seelman, KD. (July 1997). International Panel of the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE), Greece via remote video.
  • Seelman, KD. (April 6, 8, 1997 ). Global Storytelling: Power Source for Creative Design of the GII. World Wide Web Consortium, Santa Clara, CA.
  • Seelman, KD. Co-Chair. (February 27-March 1, 1997). US-Japan Common Agenda Initiative on Educational Technology for the 21st Century, Hawaii.
  • Seelman, KD. (March 11, 1996). Quality of Life: The Dynamics of Disability and Universal Design. National Academy of Sciences, American Institute on Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBEE), Washington, D.C.
  • Seelman, KD. (October 24, 1995). National Violence Prevention Conference, American Disability Prevention and Wellness Association, Des Moines, IA.
  • Seelman, KD. (August 11, 1995). Disability, Rehabilitation and Psychology: Its Future Within the Federal Agenda. American Psychological Association, New York, NY.
  • Seelman, KD. (July 17, 1995). International Conference on the Education of the Deaf (ICED), Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Seelman, KD. Chair (June 7, 1995). Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR) Public Hearing on Disability Research, Committee on Labor and H. R., Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
  • Seelman, KD. (June 6, 1995). The Changing Demographics of Disability: A New Look. Grantmaker Forum on Disability Policy, Washington, D.C.
  • Seelman, KD. (May 31, 1995). Choice and Inclusion: Perspectives of Key Federal Agencies. Annual Meeting, American Association on Mental Retardation, San Francisco, CA.
  • Seelman, KD. (April 21, 1995). Panelist, Disability Consumer Market Development, Forum on Commercialization of Disability Technologies, National Technology Transfer Center, Washington, D.C.
  • Seelman, KD. (March 17, 1995). Disability research and Service Delivery. Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation, Arlington, VA.
  • Seelman, KD. Panelist. (March 17, 1995). A Platform for Action: Assuring the Future of Specialized Services," American Foundation for the Blind, Arlington, VA.
  • Seelman, KD. Panelist. (March 12, 1995). Disability: The Definitions debate - Why Does It Matter? Annual Meeting, American Society on Aging, Atlanta, GA.
  • Seelman, KD. Panelist. (February 8, 1995). Participatory Action Research: Implication of an Approach to Disability Research. Panel on Research Methodology, Bethesda, MD.
  • Seelman, KD. (November 25, 1994). Women with Disabilities: An International Challenge. Issues for Disabled Women, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi, India.
  • Seelman, KD. (November 20, 1994). World Congress on Mental Retardation, New Delhi, India.
  • Seelman, KD. Advisor. (June 7, 1994). World Conference on Special Needs Education: Access and Quality, Salamanca, Spain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
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