The Center for Rehabilitation Technology is comitted to offering a range of educational initiatives to foster the availability, understanding and usage of assistive technology for individuals with disabilities. Programs are offered on a regular basis for healthcre professionals, educators and consumers. In many cases, continuing education credits are available.
Following is information on upcoming programs. For additional information or to register, please call 845-786-4123.
March 22, 2012 3:00 – 5:00 pm: Wheelchair Users Can Sit for Le$$
Explore the more than 150 samples of wheelchair cushions and backs of varying contour, size and material. Learn about the latest general use seat and back cushions from our Seating & Mobility experts.
April 19, 2012 3:00 – 5:00 pm: Control it All With Your Voice
We live in a multi-tasking world with increasing hands-free electronic options. Come and learn how to control your computer, phone, iPad or tablet, and even appliances, by voice.
May 22, 2012 3:00 – 5:00 pm: Get Off Your Bony Butt
Pressure mapping can identify dangerous “hot spots” for people who sit for prolonged periods. Pressure-reducing wheelchair cushions can help preserve skin integrity & circulatory health.
June 19, 2012 3:00 – 5:00 pm: The Tablet Revolution – Apps for Everything
Tablets are with us everywhere: the classroom, workplace, coffee shop, park, car and at home. iPad, Android and Windows Tablet Apps for people with disabilities can enhance communication, control and lerning.