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Topic Short Description Date Time Room
Shoulder Evaluation for Wheelchair Users: An Evidence Based Approach

Shoulder pain following spinal cord injury (SCI) is estimated to be as high as 60-80%. Clinicians are frequently called upon to evaluate and establish treatment programs for wheelers with shoulder...

Friday, March 3, 2017
1:30pm - 2:45pm
GoBabyGo ™ Music City

This workshop will provide participants with a hands-on experience of how to modify a commercially available ride on toy for young children with physical disabilities. Following instruction and...

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
8:00am - 5:00pm
Powered Mobility in Non-Verbal Children: Who? Why? How?

Children who are non-verbal are frequently overlooked for power wheelchair usage. This happens because these children cannot express their desire to move so they are not given the opportunity for...

Saturday, March 4, 2017
8:00am - 9:15am
ADA – Why It Was and Still is Necessary

 This presentation will focus on events leading to the drafting of the ADA, the lobbying that got it passed, what was intended and what occurred upon implementation. There are many...

Saturday, March 4, 2017
11:00am - 12:30pm
Audits: Know Your Risks and Get Prepared

Funding sources are charged with protecting funds spent on everything from therapy sessions to the equipment and wheelchairs provided. One way to protect these dollars is through audits...

Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:30am - 10:45am
The Importance of Core Stability in Manual Wheelchair Propulsion

Core stability refers to the control of the trunk and pelvis, which can optimize functional use of the upper extremities. For manual wheelchair users, core stability can impact wheelchair...

Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:30am - 10:45am
Complex Rehab and Competitive Bidding; Why Can't I Get My Equipment?

The advent if National Competitive Bidding has created a multitude of problems and issues, some real and some perceived, that have greatly impacted the seating and wheeled mobility...

Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:30am - 10:45am
New ISO Standards for Postural Support Devices: What Should I Know?

Wheelchair standards help manufacturers design better products and provide data that can make your job as a service provider more efficient and valuable.  There are new seating standards that...

Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:30am - 10:45am
Access to Mobile Devices Through the Power Wheelchair Drive Control System

Ever wonder what Voice Over is, and what it has to do with accessing an iPhone from the power wheelchair?  Do you think that the Tecla Shield sounds like a Marvel character’s super power?  If so,...

Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:30am - 10:45am
Issues with Conducting Research in Nursing Homes: Ethical & Logistical Aspects

Ethical concerns while dealing with dependency and institutionalization of older persons is more challenging due to the frailty and functional physical and/or cognitive declines and due...

Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:30am - 10:45am

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