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.
Course created on February 27, 2020
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Context And Environment; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-692841; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.1 Intermediate
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the challenges of the use of consumer technologies for home control faced by people with disabilities.
- After this course, participants will be able to list several consumer products that can be used to control devices in the home environment.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe limitations to consumer technologies and instances where disability-specific solutions are appropriate.
|5-25 Minutes||Terminology and overlap of EADLs and consumer technologies|
|25-45 Minutes||Consumer home automation products and features|
|45-55 Minutes||Disability specific considerations|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Michelle is an occupational therapist with over 30 years of experience and has been in private practice, Access to Independence, for over 10 years. She is a well-respected lecturer, both nationally and internationally and has authored numerous texts, chapters, and articles. She is the co-editor of Seating and Wheeled Mobility: a clinical resource guide, editor of Fundamentals in Assistive Technology, 4th ed., NRRTS Continuing Education Curriculum Coordinator and Clinical Editor of NRRTS Directions magazine. Michelle is a RESNA Fellow and member of the Clinician Task Force. Michelle is a certified ATP, certified SMS and is a Senior Disability Analyst of the ABDA.
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