Training: Resources for Cerebral Palsy

INDATA and Easter Seals Crossroads
INDATA and Easter Seals Crossroads

WHAT: Assistive Technology and Cerebral Palsy training sponsored by the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads

WHEN: Friday, February 19, 2010, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Easter Seals Crossroads, 4740 Kingsway Drive, Indianapolis IN 46205

WHY: This FREE assistive technology training program is for anyone interested in learning more about the diagnosis of cerebral palsy, the different assistive technology devices available, resources for funding and equipment evaluations.

Assistive technology devices can help accomodate medical issues associated with cerebral palsy, such as difficulty with body movement, learning disabilities, and sight or speech impairments.  These devices are for children and adults with cerebral palsy who want to increase their independence and to make their home, school or work-site more effective, comfortable and enjoyable.

Parents, adult consumers, professionals, educators, and health care providers can benefit from training content.

WHO: Featured speakers include Chuck Dietzen, M.D., Medical Director of Easter Seals Crossroads, along with a representative from United Cerebral Palsy of Indianapolis and professionals in the fields of assistive technology and medical rehabilitation.

In addition, several assistive technology vendors will be present with information on products and services.

HOW:  Although this session is free and open to the public, pre-registration is requested.  Visit http://assistivetechnologyandcerebralpalsy.eventbrite.com/ or contact Sara Croft at 317-466-2013 or 888-466-1314 for more information or to register.