Unite4CRT – CRT Awareness Day, 9/23/2021


Do you believe that mobility is a human right? Stay with us throughout the day on September 23rd beginning at 9 am ET. We will host panel discussions and video messages as we share and educate others about the power of your mobility.

CRT Awareness Day is September 23, 2021 beginning at 9 am.

All times are Eastern Time Zone
Use the link to join: https://bit.ly/CRTAwarenessDay

9 am – 9:45 am Eastern Time

Mobility: Exploring the Wheelchair User’s World

The language we use to describe our wheelchairs may help or hinder people’s perception of our equipment and its importance to our independence. In this session we will highlight the power of your story as we hear from wheelchair users and answer the question, “Why is my mobility important?”

10:15 – 10:30 am Eastern Time


Bill Noelting’s video “Connection” is the first in a series of programs designed to examine and investigate the relationships between people and machines… specifically the relationships between wheelchair users and their wheelchairs.

12 noon – 12:45 pm Eastern Time

From Advocate to Activist: Make Your Voice Heard

Listen and learn as we talk about the journey from advocate to activist for Complex Rehab Technology. Walk with us through the stages we’ve encountered on our personal quest for access to equipment: personal awareness, educating the public, and active engagement with legislators and others to make change happen.

1:15 – 2:00 pm Eastern Time

Family Focus: Tools You Can Use

This panel of family members and caregivers will share advice, programs, and their own experiences to help you facilitate your family member’s independence and quality of life.

3 pm – 3:45 pm Eastern Time

Connecting with Your Seating Team: Are You in the Driver’s Seat?

How do you connect with your Seating Team to get the most out of your wheelchair evaluation and delivery process? We will discuss practical ways you can take charge and help the process go smoothly.

5 pm – 5:45 pm Eastern Time

The Power of Your Mobility

We believe that mobility is a human right. Join Jean Minkel and Bill Noelting as they explore the reasons all people have a right to Ready, Reliable, Available Mobility.

6 pm – 7 pm Eastern Time

Access: Strategies for Success

This session will highlight the issues and problem areas for access to Complex Rehab Technology. We will determine some issues important to you and deliberate on strategies that will help you to promote meaningful change.


CRT Awareness Day Full Schedule