Getting Creative with Custom Molded Seating



Getting Creative with Custom Molded Seating

Speaker: Lindsay Veety, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS

Intermediate Level, Seating and Positioning, ATP/SMS Prep Content



Knowing what type of seating to choose for a client can be a challenge, especially if the client presents with complex body shapes that doesn’t fit into linear off the shelf seating. The difficulties that COVID has added with lack of access to clients and product availabilities and lead times, can also affect decisions. This presentation will give a brief introduction to custom molded seating. You will be presented with examples of successfully using innovative custom seating systems with different clients.

Lindsey is a Physical Therapist with 20 years’ experience, who specializes in working with individuals with complex conditions and assistive technology. She is a RESNA certified ATP/SMS and has completed her NDT training, and has presented at conferences, and is a seasoned webinar presenter. Lindsay has published articles in the areas of seating and positioning, complex rehabilitation equipment and adaptations/access to the environment.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will be able to list 3 different types of available custom molded systems.

Participants will be able to list 2 benefits of using custom molded seating with a client.

Participants will be able to describe 2 methods of assessing if custom seating is appropriate at time of delivery.