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UPitt accepting applications for assistive technology course

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09/17/2019

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, Continuing Education (RSTCE) is now accepting applications for its 2020 AT CERT course.

Assistive technology’s unicorn

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09/03/2019

ARVADA, Colo. – Michelle Lange, OTR, ATP/SMS, realized she wanted to focus her occupational therapy career on assistive technology during her first job out of college more than 30 years ago.

RESNA announces student finalists

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06/07/2019

WASHINGTON – RESNA has announced the finalists for its Student Design Challenge. This annual, international competition recognizes innovative and creative assistive technology designs by undergraduate and graduate students at major universities.

RESNA accredits first group of universities

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05/31/2019

WASHINGTON – Three universities have now earned accreditation with RESNA for their assistive technology and rehab engineering programs: University of Illinois-Chicago, University of Pittsburgh and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Numotion to distribute Independence Drive

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04/12/2019

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has signed a deal to distribute Independence Drive, a technology that enables power wheelchair users to control their wheelchairs with their eyes.

Accreditation heightens professionalism

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06/25/2018

ARLINGTON, Va. – The RESNA Committee on Accreditation, in conjunction with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program, has accredited the first group of universities with assistive technology programs that meet certain standards.

RESNA sets packed agenda

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06/01/2018

ARLINGTON, Va. – With a location near downtown Washington, D.C., RESNA 2018 will feature keynote presentations and participation from a number of federal agencies with interests in the disability community.

Dream team: Ward and Pedersen

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05/29/2018

Amber Ward and Jessica Presperin Pedersen were named to the AOTA’s Roster of Fellows in April. Here’s what they had to say about their work and passion for seating and wheeled mobility and assistive technology.

Reaping rewards from research

Consumers to providers: Help recruit more of us

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05/29/2018

WASHINGTON – What’s the best way to increase the number of consumer advocates for complex rehab and assistive technology? Partnerships, says consumer Molly Hale.

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