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Assistive Technology And Environmental Modifications CEU Courses for OTs

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20Q: Assessing the Role of Context in Cognitive Rehabilitation
Presented by Kinsuk Maitra, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
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Course: #5343Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The role of context as an important domain of occupational therapy practice is recognized in the latest edition of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework (4th edition). The present course will describe the role of context in the neuro- and cognitive rehabilitation of clients in general. This course is part of a quarterly series on OccupationalTherapy.com designed as a salute to the OT pioneers with contributing editor Dr. Franklin Stein. It is presented in an engaging Q & A format and highlights the OT pioneer's journey into occupational therapy and research accomplishments.

Adapted Toileting and Bathing Chairs 101: A Brief Overview
Presented by Lindsey Veety, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS
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Course: #5298Level: Introductory1 Hour
When an individual needs assistance to bathe or toilet knowing which system or supports to choose can be difficult, as there are many different options on the market currently. This presentation gives an introduction to what adapted bathing and toileting systems are, who they would be best used for, compares and contrasts the main systems on the market, and reviews funding options.

Spinal Cord Injury: Environmental Controls and Community Access
Presented by Kimberly Grear Perone, MBA, MSHA, OTR/L, CPAM, ECHM, CAPS
Live WebinarFri, Nov 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #5349Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course provides valuable information that can be brought back to the clinic to assist practitioners and patients in the return to their community and homes. In this course, evidenced-based research will be reviewed, resources provided, and case studies discussed.

Beyond The Ramp And Reacher: How To Truly Prepare Your Clients For Life In A Wheelchair
Presented by Lauren Newhouse, OTD, OTR/L, SWC, Kathryn Sorensen, OTD, OTR/L, ADAC
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Course: #5303Level: Introductory1 Hour
This short course highlights many of the nuances of home and community access using a wheelchair to help therapists deepen their understanding and knowledge of wheelchair mobility and environmental modifications.

Computer and Tablet Access
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #5140Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will present a hierarchy of computer and tablet access options for clients unable to use standard access, such as a keyboard, mouse, and touch screen. Access assessment requires analysis of motor skills, vision, cognition, and functional applications. Alternative keyboards and mice will be presented, as well as other alternative access options.

Matching Products to Seating Needs
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #5091Level: Introductory1 Hour
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 categories of seating systems. Seating systems, whether linear, contoured, or molded, are comprised of primary support surfaces, secondary support components, and materials.

This course is part of the Wheelchair Seating Back To The Basics Topic.

Creating Functional Homes for Dementia
Presented by Emily Reilly, DHSc, MSOTR/L, ECHM
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Course: #5007Level: Introductory1 Hour
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 creating spaces that are safe, functional and intuitive.

Power Wheelchair Advanced Features
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #4947Level: Advanced2 Hours
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 device (i.e. a communication device). Power Wheelchairs can send Bluetooth signals to control devices such as tablets and smartphones. Finally, new SMART technologies are making power wheelchairs safer and more efficient for everyone.

A New Era: From EADLs to Alexa!
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
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Course: #4541Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Electronic Aids to Daily Living provide an alternative means of controlling devices, primarily within the home environment, including audiovisual equipment, lighting, and thermostats. Advances in consumer home automation technologies have opened new control opportunities for people with disabilities.

Meeting the Needs of Autistic Adults
Presented by Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA, Scott Robertson, PhD
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Course: #4398Level: Intermediate1 Hour
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.