Webinar: Assistive Technology Training – Basic Strategies to Maximize Success

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

Program Description

Small CCTV used by person with low visionAssistive Technology training is a crucial step of the A.T. process. This webinar will focus on basic principles and recommendations for A.T. training to maximize client success with use of A.T. devices. The principles and recommendations explored can be applied across a variety of client devices, populations and environments.

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

  1. Identify six key strategies for Assistive Technology training
  2. Identify at least one specific tool/ recommendation that can be implemented with clients related to a specific A.T. device in current practice
  3. Identify at least one funding resource for Assistive Technology training

Target Audience:  OT, SLP, Nurses, Case managers/ Care Coordinators, Rehab techs/ aides, Residential staff/ facilities, Caregivers & family, clients

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 February 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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