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3-Day Course: #8 Adaptive Devices Made To Fit

Adaptive Design Association

New York, NY

3-Day Course: #8 Adaptive Devices Made To Fit

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Earn 18.0 NYPTA CH or 1.5 AOTA CEU*


Day One: 2/26/2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Day Two: 3/20/2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Day Three: 4/11/2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM



In this 3-day course, participants learn basic fabrication techniques by building devices for students—start-to-finish. Possible projects for this introductory course include: customized wheelchair trays, classroom chair inserts, and easels to facilitate reading, writing, and communication.


Day One: Responding to Individual Needs
- Identify unique equipment needs based on caseload
- Model-making (single-wall corrugated cardboard, hand tools)
- Create a basic user-specific adaptation

Day Two: Building Adaptations
- Draft equipment justifications
- Equipment-building (TriWall and power
tools)

Day Three: Testing and Finishing Adaptations
- Adjust equipment based on user-testing
- Finishing (edging, painting, decorating)
- Evaluations


 

Ideal for Occupational and Physical Therapy Practitioners, Teachers, and Students

 

Course time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., includes 1 hour lunch break

 


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Adaptive Design Association
313 W 36th St
New York, NY 10001

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