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Monday, November 18 • 10:30am - 11:20am
Accessible Adventures

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Accessible Adventures is an opportunity to learn how Easterseals Iowa is attempting to promote inclusive recreation, health, and wellness activities. The presenter will discuss the utilization of the Demonstration Center and Lending Library at Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Program to support the inclusive engagement of individuals with disabilities in accessible adventures. Assistive Technology will be demonstrated as they pertain to the staff practices and participant knowledge for each activity: fishing, kayaking/canoeing, rock climbing, camping, and more. This presentation will equip participants with the knowledge of the health disparity faced by individuals with disabilities including a review of relevant data. Discussion on recreational adventures that promote overall health and wellness for individuals with disabilities. Access to equipment through the short-term Assistive Technology loan provide a unique opportunity for these individual to engage in these activities with their family and friends. 

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Kim Karwal

Rural Solutions and AT Center Coordinator, Easter Seals
Kim is currently a Rural Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Center Coordinator at Easter Seals Iowa. Kim supports farm family members with disabilities and provides assistive technology support statewide for children and adults with disabilities and persons with special needs... Read More →

Monday November 18, 2019 10:30am - 11:20am PST
Library Classroom

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