Webinar: Assistive Technology for Brain Injury

Date: March 25, 2021
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET

Program Description

Brain Injury AwarenessMarch is Brain Injury Awareness month!

During this webinar we will explore available A.T. devices to improve safety and independence for those living with acquired and traumatic brain injury. The presenter will explore common challenges survivors of brain injury may face as well as low tech & high tech A.T. options for persons of varying abilities and needs across a variety of settings. A focus will also be given to Apps as A.T.

At the end of this presentation participants will be able to:

  1. Identify common challenges with brain injury that may impact independent living skills
  2. Identify at least three A.T. devices/ Apps readily available for common brain injury challenges
  3. Identify available at least two funding sources for A.T. devices

Target Audience:  OT, SLP, PT, Nurses, Case managers, Care Coordinators, Residential staff/ facilities, Caregivers & family members of those with brain injury.

Presenter

Christine Martin, MS, OTR/L, CBIS – is a licensed Occupational Therapist and Certified Brain Injury Specialist that has been working in the brain injury field for more than 10 years. Christine has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation and community based care.

Christine currently works for the Maine Center for Integrated Rehab as the Manager of Care Coordination within the Maine Care Brain Injury Waiver and completes AT assessments and trainings as well. She has presented at several conferences and webinars in the areas of brain injury recovery and rehabilitation and Assistive Technology.

Registration

How to Access this Webinar

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Certificates of Attendance

Participants attending the live webinar will receive a link to a short program evaluation form at the end of the presentation. Certificates of Attendance will be sent (via e-mail) to those who have completed this evaluation form.

Accommodation

CART captioning is provided for all Maine CITE webinars. If you need an additional accommodation to participate in this webinar, please contact Maine CITE Program on or before March 18, 2021 via e-mail at iweb@mainecite.org or by calling 207-621-3195 or Maine Relay 711.

 

Rev: 01/12/2021

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