Colorado Chapter Meeting 8/30/2024

Includes a Live In-Person Event on 08/30/2024 at 9:00 AM (MDT)

  • Register
    • Non-member - $50
    • Member - $25
    • Student Member - $25
    • Mobility Dealer Member - $25
    • Mobility Staff Member - $25
    • Corporate Member - $25
August 30, 2024 | Live, in-person | 9 AM - 4 PM MT| Members $25 / Non-Members $50 | 5 ADED Contact Hours | Craig Hospital 3425 S. Clarkson Street, Englewood, CO 80113 | Registration closes 8/20/2024 7 PM MT
  1. Introductions (9-9:10a)
    1. Introduce members and non-members to attendees
    2. Thank sponsors for contributions
  2. Program introductory presentation: (9:10a-10a)
    1. Presentation by Natalie Uyeno of Craig Hospital
    2. Review objectives, schedule of day and general program
  3. Program: (10a-12p) (Product demonstration education/discussion/hand’s on learning)
    1. Low tech application
    2. Moderate tech application
    3. RF devices application
    4. Modified minivan considerations
  4. Lunch break: (12p-1p) Meet and greet/education with sponsors over lunch
    1. Mobility of Denver: 12-12:20, product demonstration and education on their role in the industry
    2. Suregrip: 12:20-12:40, product demonstration and education on their role in the industry
    3. 12:40-13:00: Collaboration with dealers and primary providers
  5. Program continued: (1p-3:30p) (Product demonstration education/discussion/hand’s on learning)
    1. Transfer options
    2. High tech application
    3. Seating and positioning considerations
    4. Wheelchair securement application
    5. Question and answer discussion with attendees and sponsors
  6. Chapter Business/Program rounds: (3:30-4)
    1. Colorado (as needed)
      • i.     Adaptive Driving Solutions
      • ii.     Craig Hospital
      • iii.     Drive with Confidence
      • iv.     Family Health West
      • v.     Fitness to Drive
      • vi.     VA Aurora
      • vii.     VA Western Slope
    2.  Other out-of-state Chapter participants (as needed
    3. New Officers took positions 7/1/24
    4. Next Meeting: October 25, 2024, location TBD by new officers
Learning Objectives:
  • Understand SCI considerations and timeframes
  • Compare and analyze different wheelchair seating systems and how it impacts driving
  • Describe different transfer options and when to drive from a mobility device
  • Analyze and describe appropriate vehicle choice for an independent driver from a MWC/PWC
  • Discuss key principles in driver positioning and vehicle fit
  • Compare and distinguish difference between low tech and high-tech systems
  • Understand different types of securement systems, including self-retracting securements versus power lockdown system, etc.
  • Analyze when to progress from low tech to moderate tech to high tech and considerations for each type of system
  • Understand applications for the head and back rest and wheelchair pully systems (easy-pull)
  • Compare secondary control options for independent drivers with a SCI diagnosis
  • Understand needs for a torso belt and how to prescribe
  • Determine when to refer to a CDRS who provides high-tech services


Must attend entire event to earn contact hours, no partial hours awarded

Registration confirmation and payment receipts are e-mailed to the attendee. All cancellations for live-virtual events must be made in writing to the ADED Executive Office by May 14, 2024; a 20% handling fee will be charged. Refunds will not be issued after this date or for “no-shows.” Partial refunds will not be granted. ADED reserves the right to modify content, timetable, change speakers, or cancel events due to unforeseen/unavoidable circumstances at any time. If ADED cancels an event, a full refund will be provided to registrants. ADED does not offer refunds because of technological issues, should the ADED experience a platform outage, attendees will be provided an appropriate credit.  All complaints relative to the content, instructor, and registration procedures are to be directed to the ADED executive office: 200 1st Ave NW #505 Hickory NC 28601 or via email  

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