Real World meets Reality - Crash Course- Sydney

Real world meets reality - crash course Sydney

Date: Thursday 22nd August 2024
Time: 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Venue: Active Mobility Training Room, Unit 8, 110-120 Silverwater Road, Silverwater NSW 2128
Presenter: Amy Bjornson
CPD Points: 6 CPD Points

If you have an interest or need to be more confident in assessments for wheelchairs and seating systems, and want to learn more about how to successfully provide options to your clients, this is the workshop for you!

You will learn the skills necessary to effectively provide evidence and clinical justification for the options you are recommending to the funding body.

This workshop will cover:

  • Gathering required information in an efficient manner
  • Seating assessment strategies
  • Features to look for in manual wheelchairs to suit common diagnoses
  • Common wheelchair adjustments to increase client comfort and function
  • Features to look for in seat cushions to meet client needs



All attendees will receive an attendance certificate for their professional development requirements.


About the Speaker


Trained as a Physical Therapist in the United States, Amy has over 20 years’ experience working with the adult and pediatric neurologic populations, with specialties in the treatment of spinal cord injury, and evaluation and provision of assistive technology for clients with physical challenges. She was the director of the Seating and Mobility Clinic in Boston, MA USA and provided consultation services to the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation.

Based in Sydney, Amy currently develops and implements national and international training programs on using Assistive Technology to enhance inclusion, health and well-being in those with physical disabilities. She also serves a marketing and product management role for Sunrise Medical Australia.