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When Goldfish Drive: Researchers Unveil “FOV”

Researchers taught goldfish to operate a power mobility device. Yes, really.

Katie Stevens Named 2021 HME Woman of the Year

Reliable Medical's CEO was chosen from a field of 64 nominees.

International Seating Symposium to Be All-Virtual for 2022

Seating and wheeled mobility conference begins at the end of January.

Mark Schmeler Podcast: “We’ve Been Ready to Pivot at Any Point”

Latest Mobility Management podcast offers insight into the University of Pittsburgh's ISS decision.

RESNA Changes to All-Virtual 2022 Conference Format

Past virtual conferences have gotten good feedback, RESNA says.

Burke Hospital Wins Adaptive Sports Grant

New BRAVE program will bring sports and recreation opportunities to veterans in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

NRRTS Prepares to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

2022 will include weekly remembrances of the organization's activities, goals, and achievements.

Growing with Intention

In extraordinary times, Reliable Medical’s CEO Katie Stevens sees opportunities to care for both clients and employees

Reliable Medical's CEO Katie Stevens on the pandemic, expansions plans, and lessons learned.

NCART: Ask Congress to Stop Upcoming Medicare Cuts

Medicare funding cuts are scheduled to go into effect next year.

NPIAP Seeks Input on Guideline App

New app makes pressure injury guidelines easily transportable.



Mark Schmeler: New “Participatory” Survey Seeks Input from All Wheelchair Stakeholders

Research project is examining many current factors, including policy, funding, and wheelchair provision.

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CRT Technology Showcase

ZIPPIE Sphynx: Giving Families Exactly What They Need

Sunrise Medical's new pediatric wheelchair is a compact, transportable answer.

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Focus on Environment

When Wheelchairs Are Used in Facilities

Key questions to ask when a wheelchair will be used in a facility.

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The Five Types of SMA

How and when spinal muscular atrophy presents.

NCART Position Paper: Make CRT Telehealth Option Permanent

Position paper addresses the future of telehealth option for seating and mobility OTs and PTs working with Medicare beneficiaries.

Permobil Announces Key Sustainability Focus Areas

CRT manufacturer lays out priorities that would benefit all stakeholders.

New Survey: Does Wheelchair Policy Align with Needs of Consumers, Funding Sources & Providers?

University of Pittsburgh survey is part of a Disability and Rehabilitation Research Project.

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Editor's Note

One Way Forward

The fight is the same, but the world is different.

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SMA: What's Next?

How Treatments for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Could Impact Mobility

New treatments are impacting what to expect for spinal muscular atrophy patients.

Study Will Examine the Benefits of RaceRunning for Kids with CP

University of South Australia will examine how the sport can impact mobility and mental health.

Study: Saliva Test Can Detect SMA

Researchers say this new non-invasive test for spinal muscular atrophy could be performed in everyday locations.

Unite4CRT Announces Creation of Focus Groups

First focus group is targeting Medicare's controversial "in the home" coverage rule.

Permobil’s Explorer Mini Honored by TIME

The power device for young children provides "on-time" mobility to facilitate development.

Study: Disposable Masks Can Be Decontaminated at Home

New research could help ease PPE shortages now and in future outbreaks.

Come Roll with Me Hosts Event for DPT & MD Students

Navigating the world from a wheelchair can be an educational revelation.

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