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20Q: Assessing the Role of Context in Cognitive Rehabilitation

Kinsuk Maitra, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 13, 2021

In this edition of a Salute to the OT Pioneers, we highlight Dr. Kinsuk Maitra. Dr. Maitra is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association and a distinguished professor and researcher. He...   Read More

    


Matching Products to Seating Needs

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 28, 2021

Once the wheelchair seating assessment has been completed and seating interventions considered, it is time to match specific client needs to product interventions. This course presents various categor...   Read More

    


Creating Functional Homes for Dementia

Emily Reilly, DHSc, MSOTR/L, ECHM

April 14, 2021

The home environment and the care team can greatly empower or inhibit a person’s quality of life and participation. Occupational Therapists can support clients and families within the home by creati...   Read More

    


Power Wheelchair Advanced Features

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 25, 2021

Power wheelchairs do far more than drive – the driving method can be used to navigate and control other features including Reverse, Speeds, Power Seating, or an Interfaced Assistive Technology devic...   Read More

  


A New Era: From EADLs to Alexa!

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

April 3, 2020

Electronic Aids to Daily Living provides learners an alternative means of controlling devices, primarily within the home environment, including audiovisual equipment, lighting, and thermostats. Advanc...   Read More

   


Meeting the Needs of Autistic Adults

Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA, Scott Robertson, PhD

November 11, 2019

This course will define autism and describe the lived experience of autistic adults, including common core strengths and challenges. It will also provide strategies, technology, and other supports.   Read More


Introduction to Driver Rehabilitation

Elizabeth Green, OTR/L, CDRS, CAE

October 18, 2019

This course will provide an overview of driver rehabilitation as a specialty area in Occupational Therapy. The role of the generalist OT in discussing driving with their clients will also be covered.   Read More

  


Introduction to Utilizing 3D Printing in Occupational Therapy

SueAnn Woods, MOT, OTR/L, CLT, CHT

March 8, 2019

This course will give an overview to the basics of 3D printers and filaments for the OT practitioner. This course will cover indications, contraindications, and precautions from an OT and public healt...   Read More

    


Wheelchair Positioning: Pressure

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 22, 2019

A main goal of wheelchair seating is pressure management, specifically to prevent development of pressure injuries. This course will present pressure injury definitions, staging, etiology and specific...   Read More

 


Wheelchair Positioning: Postural Care

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 21, 2019

This course reviews the goals of wheelchair seating include managing posture and pressure as well as providing stability for function. Postural care addresses positioning outside of the wheelchair, pa...   Read More

 


The Importance of Early Mobility

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

January 8, 2019

This course presents the importance of early mobility, including research which has linked early power mobility to specific developmental skills. Augmented mobility, providing power mobility to very y...   Read More

 


Assistive Technology Development: From Design to Market

Jayne Knowlton, OTD, OTR/L

June 28, 2018

Becoming an entrepreneur can be exciting and daunting. The path from product concept to market can be demanding and fraught with barriers to success. This course will guide attendees on the process of...   Read More

 


Positioning the Head

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 1, 2018

This course will discuss various strategies to optimize head position. First, we will explore strategies beyond the head support, including specific positioning interventions and addressing visual iss...   Read More

 


Assistive Technology to Improve Classroom Performance

Pawan Preet Kaur, OTR/L, ATP

April 22, 2018

This course will outline various forms of low and high tech forms of assistive technology which may be incorporated into classrooms.   Read More

 


Assistive Technology and Severe Multiple Sclerosis

Vikram Pagpatan, MS, OTR/L, ATP

November 14, 2017

This course will outline various forms of low and high tech forms of assistive technology which may be incorporated to the treatment of multiple sclerosis.   Read More

 


Speech Generating Devices: Determining Access

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

May 30, 2017

Augmentative Communication is often provided through Speech Generating Devices (SGDs). A wide variety of product options are available, yet all require the client to access the device itself. Access m...   Read More


Switch Assessment

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

March 16, 2017

Assistive technology provides independence in the areas of mobility, communication, education, vocation, and activities of daily living. To benefit from this technology, the client must be able to acc...   Read More


Recreational Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 16, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Recreational Technologies. This module will cover the co...   Read More

  


Sensory Technologies: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

October 13, 2016

The RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification examination includes questions from a variety of content areas. One of those areas is Sensory Technologies. This module will cover the content...   Read More

  


Alternative and Augmentative Communication: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS

September 29, 2016

This course presents Alternative and Augmentative Communication. Definitions, terminology, access methods and strategies to optimize use will be addressed. Mounting and interfacing with power wheelcha...   Read More

  


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