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Care Services Webinars

Tricks of the Trade, Tips for Easing Daily Living Challenges in ALS
Monday, August 18, 2014 at 2 p.m., Eastern Time
Session number: 825 791 943
Session password: ATaug14
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As ALS progresses, simple activities of daily living can become a challenge. Join us Monday, August 18, at 2 p.m. ET for our monthly educational webinar, during which Amber Ward, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP will share tricks of the trade and tips for daily living in dealing with challenges associated with ALS.  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. Her published work appears in professional medical journals and textbooks.  She is currently the President of the North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association. Ms. Ward provides clinical services to families at the Carolinas Healthcare ALS Clinic in Charlotte, N.C.

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Archived Care Services Webinars

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June 2014
Adaptive Vehicle in ALS

May 2014
"Environmental Controls for Daily Living for People with ALS"

April 2014
"Funding for AAC Devices: Insurance Benefit or Consumer Devices"

March 2014
"Nutrition in ALS"

February 2014
"Google Glass, The Future of Assistive Technology"

January 2014
"Understanding Communication Challenges Associated with ALS"

December 2013
"Using Technology to Create Family Keepsakes"

November 2013
"How Caregivers Can Benefit from Assistive Technology"

October 2013
"Equipment Designed for Safe Transfers and Effective Mobility"

September 2013
"iPads for People with ALS"

August 2013
"Home Modification without a Contractor"

July 2013
"The Value of Custom Measurements in Power Wheel Evaluations"

June 2013
"Turning Your Existing Home into a Smart Home"

May 2013
"Travel Tips for Those Diagnosed with ALS"

April 2013
"iPAD Technology: Apps for Communication, Fun and Entertainment"

March 2013
"Adequate Nutrition and Feeding Tubes in ALS"

February 2013
"Brain Computer Interfaces: Future technology that may assist people with ALS with communication and other tasks"

January 2013
"Communication Options for People with ALS and FTD"

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