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OT Faculty Present Document at Symposium

Teresa Plummer, faculty member in the School of Occupational Therapy, was invited as a plenary speaker for the European Seating Symposium held in Dublin, Ireland Nov.  7-11.

Dr. Plummer

Along with Mary Shea, MSOT from Kessler Rehabilitation in New Jersey, Dr. Plummer presented the RESNA Practice Guide for the Wheelchair Assessment and Procurement Practice.

The practice guide was the outcome of a two year Ad Hoc committee group of 13 stakeholders from the US and is an effort to provide structure for the provision of wheeled mobility. Plummer attended several meetings discussing the education of occupational therapy students in the practice of wheelchair assessments.