The Rehab Continuum

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The Smart Home of the Future:  Improving Independence, Safety, and Life Quality and Reducing Care Giver Cost  

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Free Webinar 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon CDT

1.0  CCM, CDMS, CRC, CLCP, and MN Adjuster license credit applied for

Technology is advancing in every aspect in today's world. Join us to learn about the technology available in the smart home of the future and how it benefits patients with spinal cord and/or traumatic brain injury.

Presented by Jill Baldessari, OT, ATP and Erin Leary SLP

Jill Baldessari has 36 years of experience in occupational therapy. She has directed the Assistive Technology Lab at Craig Hospital for the past 16 years and achieved her Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) credentials in 2008. Jill has extensive experience with the spinal cord population, connecting and reconnecting patients to assistive technology. She has special interest in the areas of assistive technology solutions in the workplace and assistive technologies with power wheelchairs. She has presented on these topics at multiple conferences, both nationally and internationally.

Erin Learney is a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) who specializes in Assistive Technology for Brain Injury and Augmentive Alternative Communicaiton (AAC) at Craig Hospital. Erin’s role with spinal cord and brain injured patients provides an additonal service to patients with complex communication needs, focusing on maximizing a pateints ability to communicate with those around them.


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