If you were visiting Brian at home to advise him regarding
possible ways to overcome his difficulties in hearing callers
to the door or on the phone, what would you suggest?
Remember to start with the simplest ideas; but be
reasonable - he is not likely, for example, to significantly
increase the amount of time he spends in the front of the
Could any of this technology assist him in overcoming
problems resulting from poor hearing elsewhere?
What devices do you use to help you to remember to carry
out necessary tasks?
Can any of these be used to help Brian remember to take
What specially-designed technology is available to deal with
this kind of task?
Can any of these devices be used to remind Brian of other
tasks that he might forget?
What strategies can you think of, that may help improve
Brian's stamina for activities such as his weekly shopping
Once Brian is at the supermarket, what technology is
available to help him with reading labels, prices, etc?
Could any of this technology enhance or compensate for his
impaired vision in other areas of his life?
How could assistive technology be used to help Brian to
manage his low mood?
Could there be any way technology could be used to
decrease his sense of loneliness?