Date: 09-21-2023 4:00 pm ET
Credit: 0.1 CEU
Speakers: Brian Perkowski, MPT, CRTS, ATP and Stephanie Derey, MS, OTR/L, ATP
“Does my school pay for that?” We’ll explore that question and more while discussing the challenges associated with providing complex rehab technology, like wheelchairs and other adaptive equipment, within schools. Various educational settings will be explored with emphasis on a team approach, including therapists, school staff, vendors and the family. School equipment clinics can outline common needs that fit within the educational goals set forth in IEPs. Strategies to reach successful outcomes will be shared for student who require adaptive equipment with their education environment.
Level: Beginner and Intermediate
- Identify 3 common differences between Public and Private school equipment evaluations.
- Construct 3 educationally based goals to consider during the equipment acquisition process.
- Describe 3 successful outcomes for provision of CRT within the school environment.