Workshop Sessions

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
10:45 AM
Workshop Track/Topic Presenter(s)
Improving Web Accessibility For Low Vision (COG) Cognitive and Sensory Impairments

George Spohn, Ai Squared

CRT Industry Leaders Panel (OUT) Service Delivery and Outcomes

Don Clayback, NCART

The Impact of Cognitive Support Technology for College Students with Traumatic Brain Injuries: iPads and Apps as Assistive Devices (CAC) Computer Applications & Communication

Eileen Elias, JBS International; Phillip Rumrill, Kent State University; Marcia Scherer, Institute for Matching Person & Technology; Anne Leopold, JBS International

Assistive Technology for Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: A Methodology for Practice in Vocational Rehabilitation (COG) Cognitive and Sensory Impairments

Shannon Aylesworth, pepnet 2; Anthony Shay, Everybody Works!

Accommodations Show & Tell (JEA) Job & Environmental Accommodations, including Ergonomics

Cindi Pichler, IndependenceFirst; John Wardzala, Assistive Interface Designs

Use of AT to Address Cognitive Deficits for those with Anxiety, Depression, and PTSD (COG) Cognitive and Sensory Impairments

Amanda Reinsfelder and Dorothy Porcello, WRNMMC

Selecting Appropriate Assistive Technology for Agricultural Workplaces (JEA) Job & Environmental Accommodations, including Ergonomics

Steve Swain, Bill Field, Purdue University

Scientific Paper Platform Session: Emerging Technology 1

Various

1:15 PM
Workshop Track/Topic Presenter(s)
I Think I Can Drive (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology

Lauren Rosen, St Joseph's Children's Hospital; Lisa Rotelli, Adaptive Switch Labs

No More Addendums! Get it right the First Time when Documenting the Medical Necessity for Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology
Daniel Fedor, VGM US Rehab
 
Including the Rehabilitation Engineering Community in the Discussion About Synergies Between AAC and BCI Technologies (CAC) Computer Applications & Communication

Melanie Fried-Oken, Oregon Health & Science University

Smart Watches, Phones, Apps for Cognitive/Behavioral Disabilities (COG) Cognitive and Sensory Impairments

David Grant, Arizona Assistive Technology

Universal Design and Smart Technologies for the Older Adult (COG) Cognitive and Sensory Impairments

Sara Benham, University of the Sciences; Anne Cronin, West Virginia University; Lynn Gitlow, Ithaca College; Erin Muston-Firsch, Craig Rehabilitation Hospital

Medicaid CRT Issues and Advocacy (PP) Public Policy and Advocacy

TBA

Scientific Paper Platform Session: Seating and Mobility 1

Various 

Using Ice Cubes to Make Snowflakes: Addressing Power Mobility Needs In ALS Using Common Configurations (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology

Steven Mitchell, Cleveland VAMC SCI/D

4:00 PM
Workshop Track/Topic Presenter(s)
ATSB Report: New AT Standards During 2015-2016 (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology

Barbara Crane, University of Hartford; Evan Call, EC-Service, Inc.; Patricia Karg, University of Pittsburgh; Miriam Manary, University of Michigan; Kara Kopplin, Roho, Inc.

School of Power Mobility; Tips for Teaching Power Wheelchair Skills (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology

Angie Kiger, Sunrise Medical; Robin Skolsky, Shepherd Center

Scanning Wizard Software for Optimizing Configuration of Switch Scanning Systems (CAC) Computer Applications & Communication

Heidi Koester, KPR; Richard Simpson, NYIT

Wheelchair Skills Training; A Practical Workshop on Wheelies (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology

Ronald Kirby, Dalhousie University; Cher Smith, Nova Scotia Health

CRT Town Hall (OUT) Service Delivery and Outcomes

Don Clayback, NCART; Weesie Walker, NRRTS

The Design Development and Implementation Process for Assistive Devices (OUT) Service Delivery and Outcomes

Allen Hoffman, WPI; David Jaffe, Stanford University

Dissemination of Rural Assistive Technology Resources (JEA) Job & Environmental Accommodations, including Ergonomics

Paul Jones, Purdue University

Scientific Paper Platform Session: Student Scientific Paper Competition Winners

Various

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
10:45 AM
Workshop Track/Topic Presenter(s)
Do Not Live in Fear of Pressure and Shear (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology

Thomas Hetzel, Ride Designs

You Don't Need to be an Assistive Technology "Know It All" (OUT) Service Delivery and Outcomes

Marci Kinas Jerome and Cindy George, George Mason University

RERC Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability (COG) Cognitive and Sensory Impairments

Tracy Mitzner; Jon Sanford, Elena Gonzalez, and Wendy Rogers, Georgia Tech

Level up! Accessible Video Gaming for People with Neurological Disabilities (NEW) Emerging Technology

Erin Muston-Firsch and Patrick Wagner, Craig Rehabilitation Hospital

Using Metrics for Assessment & Outcomes: Relevance to Practice and Research (OUT) Service Delivery and Outcomes

Heidi Koester, KPR; Roger  Smith, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Marcia Scherer, Institute for Matching Person & Technology; Sajay Arthanat, University of New Hampshire; Meghan Donohue, SVRI; Jeff Jutai, University of Ottawa

CRT Legislative and Regulatory Update (PP) Public Policy and Advocacy

Don Clayback, NCART

Scientific Paper Platform Session: Public Policy and Service Delivery

Various 

2:15 PM
Workshop Track/Topic Presenter(s)
Positioning the Head (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology

Michelle Lange, Access to Independence

Clinically Speaking: Evaluation and Documentation for Power Adjustable Seat Height (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology

Julie Piriano, Pride Mobility

Communication Technology and Computer Access: Sharing Solutions, Igniting Ideas (CAC) Computer Applications & Communication

Adina Bradshaw, Shepherd Center; Jill Baldessari, Craig Rehabilitation Hospital

Hybrid Methodology: A Pathway to Scale Wheelchair Service Delivery Training Worldwide (INT) International Appropriate Technology

A Yohali Burrola and Mary Goldberg, University of Pittsburgh

“App Factory” Model of Rehab Engineering; An Interactive Workshop on Developing Funding Proposals for Assistive and Accessible Mobile Apps (NEW) Emerging Technology

John Morris and Mike Jones, Shepherd Center; Frank DeRuyter, and Kevin Caves, Duke University Medical Center

So How Does Your Program Measure Up? Quality Assurance Practices in AT Service Delivery (OUT) Service Delivery and Outcomes

Paul Schwartz, University of WI-Stout; John Anschutz, Shepherd Center; Bill Boyce, NuMotion; Carrie Clawson, Virginia Division of Rehabilitative Services

Tips for Meeting With Congress (PP) Public Policy and Advocacy

Don Clayback, NCART

Scientific Paper Platform Session: Emerging Technology 2

Various

5:00 PM
Workshop Track/Topic Presenter(s)
Update on the Functional Mobility Assessment and Uniform Data Set Registry (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology

Mark Schmeler and Richard Schein, University of Pittsburgh; Greg Packer, U.S. Rehab; Carmen DiGiovine, The Ohio State University

When will the disabled community revolt against CMS? How can we spark the revolution? (PP) Public Policy and Advocacy

R Andrews Hicks, Complex Rehab Tech Education; Alexandra Bennewith, United Spinal Association

A Geotagged and Crowdsourced Platform for Mapping Accessible Community Resources (CAC) Computer Applications & Communication

Mohanraj Thirumalai and Sangeetha Padalabalanarayanan, RERC RecTech

Can the Do-it-Yourself Movement Increase Access to Assistive Technologies? (INT) International Appropriate Technology

Stephanie Valencia and Alexandra Berrio, Assistive Labs

Improving the Quality of Life for Individuals with Disability through Mobile Health (NEW) Emerging Technology

Andi Saptono, Bambang Parmanto and Dan Ding, University of Pittsburgh

Seating, Mobility, and CRT Show and Tell (NEW) Emerging Technology

Erin Michael, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Scientific Paper Platform Session: Seating and Mobility 2

Various 

Assistive Technology Design and Translation into Clinical Practice (NEW) Emerging Technology

Pooja Viswanathan and Rosalie Wang, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute; Ross Black, The Prince of Wales Hospital; Catherine Holloway, University College London

Thursday, July 14, 2016
8:00 AM
Workshop Track/Topic Presenter(s)
Seating, Mobility, & Vision; More Than Meets The Eye (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology

Angie Kiger, Sunrise Medical

Developing and/or Commercializing a New Product? Center on KT4TT is Here to Assist! (PP) Public Policy and Advocacy

James Leahy, Jennifer Flagg, Joseph Lane, and Michelle Lockett, Center on KT4TT

New Directions in Access to Augmentative and Alternative Communication Technologies for Persons with Minimal Movement (CAC) Computer Applications & Communication

Melanie Fried-Oken, Oregon Health & Science Univer; Susan Fager, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital; Tom Jakobs, Invotek, Inc.

Emerging and Innovative Technologies Show and Tell (NEW) Emerging Technology

Andi Saptono and Richard Schein, University of Pittsburgh; Emma Smith, Jump Start OT

TalentWorks: Accessible Online Job Applications and eRecruiting (JEA) Job & Environmental Accommodations, including Ergonomics

Corinne Weible and Josh Christianson, PEAT

Scientific Paper Platform Session: Computer Applications and Communications

Various 

11:15 AM
Workshop Track/Topic Presenter(s)
Evading the Valley of Death: Best Practices for Commercializing Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies (NEW) Emerging Technology

Richard Greenwald, The Center for the Translation of Rehabilitation Engineering Advances and Technology 

Mobility with ALS; From Simple to Complex (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology

Amber Ward, Neurosciences Institute Neurol; Robert Flanagan, National Seating and Mobility

Captioned Video: Making Content Accessible for All (CAC) Computer Applications & Communication

Patricia Bahr, University of Iowa

Powered Mounts: Create Powerful Solutions for Your Clients (CAC) Computer Applications & Communication

Dianne Goodwin and Nicholas Lee, BlueSky Designs; Tamara Vos-Draper and Moriah Kane, Mayo Clinic

Accommodations: Works in Progress (JEA) Job & Environmental Accommodations, including Ergonomics

Cindi Pichler, IndependenceFirst; Linda Vogelman, Society's Assets, Inc.

Behavioral Informatics to Advance Safe and Independent Living for Persons with TBI-Related Disabilities (NEW) Emerging Technology

Holly Jimison and Misha Pavel, Northeastern University; Ronald Seel, Shepherd Center

Adapted Video Game Controllers for People With Mobility Limitations (JEA) Job & Environmental Accommodations, including Ergonomics

Sangeetha Padalabalanarayanan and Mohanraj Thirumalai, RERC RecTech

12:45 PM
Workshop Track/Topic Presenter(s)
Development of a User and Prescriber Feedback Mechanism for Wheelchair Users (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology

Peter Axelson, Beneficial Designs, Inc.; William Ammer, Ammer Consulting; Teresa Tisdell, NeuroResources Outreach Free Clinic

A Case for Core Vocabulary: AAC is only as Good as the Vocabulary Available (CAC) Computer Applications & Communication

Lauren Bonnet and Amy Bereiter, Arlington Public Schools

The Clinically Connected Chair: Technologies for Better Outcomes (CRT) Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology

Ginger Walls and Brandon Edmondson, Permobil

Understanding Wearable Activity Trackers for Wheelchair Users (NEW) Emerging Technology

Dan Ding and KaLai Tsang, University of Pittsburgh