Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:00 PM- Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2:00 PM
Lead/Instructor: Carolyn Bui-Nguyen
Session Author: Carolyn Bui-Nguyen
Session Track: NEW: New and Emerging Technology
Military service members demonstrating symptoms of Anxiety, Depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may have difficulty completing Activities of Daily Living. With the advancement of technology, options for training the person on how to navigate through difficult scenarios can help soften the transition from the clinic to the community. This session will focus on the evolution of a process, that has the end goal of applying developing technology as a tool to help a person navigate the community to help them complete their tasks.
- Participants will be able to identify at least 3 common cognitive deficits prevalent in individuals with anxiety, depression, and/or PTSD
- Participants will be able to identify at least 3 limitations a person with severe anxiety, depression or PTSD face when trying to complete a task in the community
- Participants will learn how technology is applied in the development of strategies to complete these community tasks (such as grocery shopping, attending a child’s sporting event, or taking public transportation).
- Participants will learn about at least 3 technical tools that can be used when helping individuals with limitations as a result of symptoms of anxiety, depression, or PTSD. (Answer: Emwave, music in earbuds, VR headset, App being developed by DHA, and the WAVE)