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Tricks of the Trade: Tips to Ease Daily Living Challenges
August 18, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

As ALS progresses, the simple activities of daily living can become a challenge. Amber Ward, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP will provide insight on how to reduce common daily living challenges associated with ALS.  Ms. Ward will provide practical advice on how to navigate eating and bathroom activities. She’ll also dive into how to stay active with your favorite hobbies such as gardening or fishing.

About the Instructor
Ms. Ward is a masters-level prepared, registered occupational therapist with more than 20 years experience.  She is board certified in physical rehabilitation and holds the RESNA Assistive Technology Professional Certification.  An adjunct professor at Cabarrus College of Health Science, numerous professional medical journals and textbooks have published her work. In addition to serving as President of the North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association, Ms. Ward also provides clinical services to families at the Carolinas Healthcare ALS Clinic in Charlotte, N.C.

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Session Password: ATaug14
Session Number: 825 791 943
Telephone: 1-877-668-4490

Accessing Your iPad With A Switch

Date: Monday, September 15, 2014
Time: 11:00 am, Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00)
Session number: 824 943 955
Session password: ATsept2014
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Northeast Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (NEALS) Consortium
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