Length: 1 hour
Most people who use a power wheelchair drive with a joystick. For people unable to use a joystick, a wide variety of alternative driving methods are available. The Head Array is a common alternative driving method which has been available for many years. More recently, a number of new options have become available. This webinar will compare features of 8 different Head Array models and match that to specific client parameters. Case Studies will be included.
- The participant will be able to describe features common to all Head Array models.
- The participant will be able to compare and contrast available Head Array models.
- The participant will be able to match a client who is appropriate for a Head Array to the most appropriate model.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Credits: 0.1 CCU / 0.1 CEU
Target: Seating & Positioning, ATP/SMS Prep Content
Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Michelle is an occupational therapist with 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 Directions magazine. Michelle is a member of the Clinician Task Force. Michelle is a certified ATP, certified SMS and is a Senior Disability Analyst of the ABDA.