Dynamic Seating: Protecting Both Client and Equipment from Harm
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
This webinar will present clinical indicators for use of Dynamic Seating to reduce sustained and intermittent forces. These forces can be significant enough to result in client injury as well as breakage of the wheelchair frame, seating system and mounting hardware. Research results will be reviewed.
- The participant will be able to define Dynamic Seating.
- The participant will be able to list 3 clinical indicators for use of Dynamic Seating to reduce client injury.
- The participant will be able to list 3 clinical indicators for use of Dynamic Seating to prevent equipment breakage.
Michelle is an occupational therapist with over 30 years of experience and has been in private practice, Access to Independence, for over 10 years. She is a well-respected lecturer, both nationally and internationally and has authored numerous texts, chapters, and articles. She is the co-editor of Seating and Wheeled Mobility: a clinical resource guide, editor of Fundamentals in Assistive Technology, 4th ed., NRRTS Continuing Education Curriculum Coordinator and Clinical Editor of NRRTS Directions magazine. Michelle is a RESNA Fellow and member of the Clinician Task Force. Michelle is a certified ATP, certified SMS and is a Senior Disability Analyst of the ABDA.