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UN gives RESNA special status


WASHINGTON – RESNA has received special consultative status from the United Nations, allowing the organization to increase its international presence, says President Alex Mihailidis.

Reporter's notebook: TSS auction: What about Alliance?


NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – Alliance Seating and Mobility and its troupe of assistive technology professionals (ATPs) have been off the radar lately.

RESNA offers course on assistive technology basics


ARLINGTON, Va. – The Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) is offering an introductory course for professionals about technology solutions for people with disabilities, according to a press release.

RESNA debuts conference program


ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA has announced a conference program that includes workshops on everything from seating and mobility to intelligent robotic wheelchairs. The conference is scheduled for June 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bellevue, Wash.

RESNA offers reduced application fee for SMS certification


ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA is offering a discount on the application fee for the Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) certification from March 5 until April 13, 2013, according to a press release.

ATP shortage: Providers vie for ATPs in 'competitive' market


YARMOUTH, Maine – A good ATP is hard to find, industry stakeholders say.

Separate benefit: Stakeholders spark efforts for 2013


BALTIMORE – Industry stakeholders are ready to “hit the ground running” on a new bill to create a separate benefit for complex rehab, says Don Clayback.

Thank goodness it's...Monday?

Friday, November 16, 2012

Every year since college, I've had a Thanksgiving tradition of posting to Facebook every day in November. The post always starts: Today, I'm thankful for. 


In brief: USM buys Glass Seating


ST. LOUIS – United Seating & Mobility (USM) acquired Glass Seating & Mobility in September, according to a press release.

U.S. Rehab rolls out ATP master program


WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab, the complex rehab division of The VGM Group, plans to introduce an ATP master program to prepare students for RESNA’s Assistive Technology Professional exam in the next year.