Rehab Rounds: Kim Adams

Kim Adams from the University of Alberta presents Encouraging, Accessing and Assessing Participation in Play, Learning and Employment Activities Through the Use of Assistive Technology (Lego and Mobile Phones?)” on Thursday, January 12, 2012 from 12-1pm. This event takes place at the room 140 of the Rehabilitation Sciences Building, 500 University Avenue.

Dr. Adams holds a joint assistive technology position between the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta (UofA) where she is an Assistant Professor and the Alexsandar Kostov Assistive Technology Research Lab at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, where she does research in conjunction with the I Can Centre for Assistive Technology.  Dr. Adams teaches the assistive technology content to the Departments of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Pathology and Audiology in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the UofA.  Dr. Adams’ research interests include using assistive robots for children with physical disabilities to engage in play and learning activities, augmentative and alternative communication, human factors engineering and assistive technology design, development and evaluation.

If you would like to attend by web conference, please log in as a guest at our Rehab Rounds Web Conference site. For more information, please contact pt.reception@utoronto.ca.

recording of this presentation is available.