What do Duct Tape, Walkie-Talkies, and Grabbers Have in Common?
Recorded: September 26, 2018, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. ET
Presenter: Dr. Therese Willkomm, Ph.D., ATP
Program length: 60 minutes
These are an example of quick, easy, and low-cost tools that can be used to make accommodations in the workplace. We’ll show you how easy it can be to offer accommodations in the workplace that will allow your employees to work more effectively and independently.
About the Presenter
Dr. Therese Willkomm, Ph.D., ATP, is an amazing Assistive Technology magician who has invented over 1,200 different Assistive Technology solutions for people with disabilities engaged in employment, post-secondary education and community living. She is known nationally and internationally for her unique five-minute approach to creating solutions using 10 basic hand tools and 30 different everyday materials. She has presented in 47 states and eight foreign countries. Dr. Willkomm has authored 22 publications including “Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes – Make a Difference Today” and “Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes- Book 2 – Ordinary Items Extraordinary Solutions”. Dr. Willkomm holds a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science and Technology and is the director of New Hampshire’s statewide Assistive Technology program. She is also a clinical associate professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of New Hampshire and oversees the graduate certificate program in assistive technology at UNH.
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