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Occupational Therapy Instructor to Speak at International Symposium

School of Occupational Therapy instructor Teresa Plummer has been accepted as a presenter at the International Seating Symposium to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia March 3-8, 2008. She, along with adjunct faculty member Ann Eubank, and Xavier University faculty member Claire Morress will present a half-day pre-conference workshop on “Evidence Based Practice in Assistive Technology.” Plummer and Eubank will also present a one-hour instructional course, and Plummer will present the findings from her qualitative study, “Parents’ Perception of Wheelchair Selection.” In addition, Plummer’s involvement with The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America has resulted in the proposed draft of the position paper on “Pediatric Power Mobility” to be released in the coming months.