Why Join RESNA?
RESNA is the only professional home for everyone that works in assistive technology. By joining RESNA, assistive technology professionals become members of the premier professional organization dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of people with disabilities through increasing access to technology solutions.
- Find a community;- Networking, information sharing, mentoring, mutual support, volunteerism and the joy of discovery are hallmarks of the RESNA member experience. RESNA members can choose from a dozen active on-line private communities, sharing ideas, best practices and referrals in a secure and confidential environment.
- Advance your career– RESNA’s certification programs and continuing education opportunities allow professionals to develop skills and expertise in their chosen area of assistive technology. Members can gain leadership skills and enhance their professional standing by volunteering for committees and leadership positions, presenting at the annual conference, participating in collaborative projects, and more.
- Stay current– RESNA’s multidisciplinary membership of researchers, developers, computer scientists, clinicians, and therapists means that members are often “first to know” about the latest innovation, the newest product, and the best technology solutions. This information is shared through the member on-line communities and newsletters.
- Make an impact– RESNA members are on the forefront of public policy initiatives that protect access to technology for people with disabilities, and actively promote best practices through position papers and research. As a standards-setting organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), RESNA influences the design, features, and manufacture of a wide range of assistive technology. (Please note: standards committee participation is not a membership benefit.)
By joining RESNA, assistive technology professionals become members of the premier professional organization dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of people with disabilities through increasing access to technology solutions.
RESNA is the only professional home for everyone that works in assistive technology.
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For those that have a calling and a heart for rehab, RESNA is the place that gives you roots. The networking is so important, and it goes so deep. You realize that it’s not all up in your head, that there are all of these people out there. RESNA has kept me in the field, has given me focus, and has been a steering force in my career as a rehabilitation engineer. ---Casmir Usiatynski, Rehabilitation Engineer and RESNA Member