LPDA Adaptive Sports Virtual Expo
1/19/21 &1/20/21 2:00pm – 3:00pm EST
Expo Topics and Demonstrations will include…….
Body Cooling Systems
Hearing/Visual Aids w Bluetooth
Orthotics and Prosthetics
Assistive Technologies to Enhance Training and Athletic Performance
FREE accredited CEU course included with registration titled “Wheelchair Configuration: The Importance of an Optimized Ride” on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 12:00PM to 1:00PM (CST). will be forwarded.
Course Overview: A properly fitted ultralight manual wheelchairs can improve function and mobility for people with disabilities of all ages. How an individual sits and fits in the wheelchair is a key predictor of safety, comfort and independence, and, over the long term, can impact the likelihood of secondary injuries. Thus, a wheelchair must be configured to its rider to ensure a balanced ride. This course will address the recommendations set forth by the Consortium of Spinal Cord Medicine and RESNA to stress the importance of an optimally configured manual wheelchair.
*Agendas will be sent prior to event