Thursday, September 14 at 2:15pm-3:45pm
This session discusses programs, technology, and design developed specifically to improve mobility and physical activity in people with disabilities. Hear about a 40-week study out of Nova Southeastern University designed to increase physical activity in people with physical and intellectual disabilities, a unique technology to improve pedestrian pathways for all users, and a community in Minnesota who is making a difference with a tactical urbanism strategy to address accessibility barriers for pedestrians.
Room: State 3
Moderator: Juliette Rizzo, National Inclusive Health and Wellness Advocate, Ms. Wheelchair America, and Director of Special Projects, Partnerships and Events in the U.S. Department of Education
- Keiba Shaw,PT, DPT, EdD, Department of Physical Therapy, Hybrid DPT Program, College of Health Care Sciences, Nova Southeastern University; “Walking with a Purpose: Encouraging Physical Activity in People with Disabilities”
- Eric Sinagra, CEO, pathVu, “pathVu: Pedestrian Wayfinding for People with Disabilities”