DisabilityWorkTools is committed to having professional staff in the field of assistive technology. Ned Stoller, the owner of DisabilityWorkTools is a certified Assistive Technology Professional through RESNA, and has a B.S. degree in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Purdue University.
RESNA, the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, is the premier professional organization dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of people with disabilities through increasing access to technology solutions. RESNA advances the field by offering certification, continuing education, and professional development; developing assistive technology standards; promoting research and public policy; and sponsoring forums for the exchange of information and ideas to meet the needs of our multidisciplinary constituency.
RESNA’s goal is “To maximize the health and well being of people with disabilities through technology.”
The RESNA ATP certification program validates that professionals are competent in their ability to provide direct consumer related services in Assistive Technology. The ATP certification recognizes demonstrated competence in analyzing the needs of consumers with disabilities, assisting in the selection of appropriate assistive technology for the consumer’s needs, and providing training in the use of the selected device(s). The ATP is a generalist certification that covers a broad range of Assistive Technology.
Annual RESNA Conference
RESNA 2017: Annual Conference
Mark your calendar! RESNA 2017 will be bigger and more impactful than ever.
June 26 – 27, 2017 ~ Pre Conference
June 28 – 30, 2017 ~ Conference
Join us in the Big Easy for an unparalleled networking, education and advocacy experience.
- Interactive exhibits
- Workshops on best practices in assistive technology
- Scientific research platforms and poster sessions
- Pre-conference instructional courses, including RESNA’s Fundamentals in Assistive Technology Course
- Networking events, student competitions, the Developer’s Forum, and more
Full session topics will cover the latest trends and issues in the Assistive Technology field including (partial list):
- Cognitive and Sensory Impairments
- Computer Applications and Communications
- Emerging Technology
- Job & Environmental Accommodations
- Public Policy and Advocacy
- Seating and Mobility, including Complex Rehab Technology
- Service Delivery and Outcomes
- And more!