December 11, 2021 at 2:00pm - 3pm
Join Mary Hamell, COTA/L and FOP community member Nancy Sando as they share tips and strategies that are important when preparing for a power wheelchair evaluation.
Mary is a certified occupational therapy assistant at a rehabilitation hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and for the past 27 years has worked in a department which specializes in wheelchair evaluations, custom seating and assistive technology devices. Mary will share important considerations when planning for a power wheelchair, the assessment process, and how to advocate for the wheelchair options you may need to result in a well-configured seating system.
Nancy Sando additionally shares her custom-cushion experiences with Mary and why this type of cushion was best-suited for her body and FOP.