Courses

Here are some of the dynamic seating courses presented all over the world this year as well as upcoming offerings! Interested in more information? If the event has already occurred, you can often access the conference proceedings on the website for that conference.

Previous Events

The 35th International Seating Symposium, 2019
Pittsburgh, PA
Dynamic Seating – Exploring Theory, Research, and Products
Suzanne Eason, OT/L
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Jessica Presperin Pedersen, MBA, OTR/L, ATP/SMS
Jill Sparacio, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

3 Ways to Keep Your Client’s Head Up! (including dynamic options)
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

The 34th International Seating Symposium, 2018
Vancouver, BC
Dynamic Seating – Enhancing Participation Through Movement
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Jessica Presperin Pedersen, MBA, OTR/L ATP/SMS

A Feasibility Trial of a Whole Body Dynamic Seating System for Preschool Children with Dystonia: aims, methods, and measures.
Tim Adlam and Hortensia Gimeno

Travis Medical / Travis Cares, 2018
Georgetown, TX
Is Your Client Stuck? Dynamic Seating Gets Things Moving!
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

National Seating and Mobility, 2018
Oklahoma City, OK
Positioning the Head (including Dynamic options)
Is Your Client Stuck? Dynamic Seating Gets Things Moving!
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

NuFair, 2017
Seattle, WA
Dynamic Seating
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

NuFair, Portland, OR, 2017
Portland, OR
Dynamic Seating
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference, 2017
Toronto, Canada
Dynamic Components for Dynamic People
Jill Sparacio, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS (presented by Stephanie Tanguay, OT/L, ATP)
2017 Canadian Seating Proceedings Sparacio paper

NuFair, 2017
Salisbury, MD
Dynamic Seating
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

International Seating Symposium, 2017
Nashville, TN
Dynamic Seating – Providing Movement and Why – preconference session
Suzanne Eason, OT/L
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Jessica Presperin Pedersen, MBA, OTR/L, ATP/SMS
Jill Sparacio, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Sharon Sutherland, PT
ISS 2017 Proceedings Paper Dynamic Seating
ISS 2015 Session Recording

Positioning the Head (including dynamic options)
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

International Seating Symposium, 2016
Vancouver, Canada
Designing for Dystonia: begin at the beginning with children, parents and therapists
Tim D. Adlam, PhD., CEng
Syllabus, page 64-68

Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference, 2016
Toronto, Canada
Dynamic Seating
Delia Freney, OTR/L, ATP and Keith Schwartz, RTS, ATP
http://www.csmc.ca/docs/archives/2016_archive/ws/WS26%20-%20DYNAMIC%20SEATING.pdf

European Seating Symposium, 2016
Dublin, Ireland
Dynamic Seating – Creating possibilities
Tomas Collin
http://atanto.com/clients/ESSwebapp/www/#/presentation/403

NuFair, 2016
Philadelphia, PA
Dynamic Seating course
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Dynamic-Seating-2.16.pdf

International Seating Symposium, 2015
Nashville, TN
Using Seating to Enhance Movement of the Body in a Wheelchair
Jessica Presperin Pedersen, MBA, OTR/L, ATP/SMS
Suzanne Eason, OT/L
www.iss.pitt.edu/ISS_Pre/Iss_Pre_Doc/ISS_2015.pdf, p. 319-321

Effects of Dynamic Wheelchair Seating on Pressure, Motion, and Propulsion
Barbara Crane, PhD, PT, ATP/SMS
www.iss.pitt.edu/ISS_Pre/Iss_Pre_Doc/ISS_2015.pdf, p. 159

NuFair, 2015
Salisbury, MD
Dynamic Seating: Principles and Practices for Clients with Neurological Diagnoses
Barbara Crane, PhD, PT, ATP/SMS

Nordic Seating Symposium, 2015
Oslo, Norway
Dynamic Seating – creating possibilities
Tomas Collin

International Seating Symposium, 2014
Vancouver, Canada
Whole Body Dynamic Seating for Children with Extensor Spasms
Adlam, Orpwood, Wisbeach, Alger, & Johnson

An Evaluation of a Simulated Dynamic Foot Support
Dalton, Adlam, Wisbeach, & Robertson

Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, 2013
Brazil
Comparison of Imparted Forces between Rigid and Dynamic Seating Systems during Activities of Daily Living by Children with Cerebral Palsy
Samaneein, K., Greene, P., Lees, K., and Riches, P.

Annual Conference Posture and Mobility Group, 2013
University of the West of England
Experiences and Research into Dynamic Seating for People with Severe Extensor Spasms
Adlam, T., Orpwood, R., Wisbeach, A.

European Seating Symposium, 2013
Dublin, Ireland
A comparison of force exerted on rigid and dynamic backrest system by children with cerebral palsy.
Samaneein, K., Greene, P., Lees, K., & Riches, P.

International Seating Symposium, 2013
Nashville, TN
“Freedom” – An Overview of Functional & Therapeutic Benefits of Dynamic Seating
Jay Doherty, OTR, ATP/SMS

Pre-2013
Please see our Literature Review, which includes presentations prior this year.