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.
- Keiba Shaw,PT, DPT, EdD, Department of Physical Therapy, Hybrid DPT Program, College of Health Care Sciences, Nova Southeastern University; Robin E. Galley, PT, DPT, OCS, Director of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor Hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Nova Southeastern University and Beatriz Galindo, Research Assistant, Nova Southeastern University “Walking with a Purpose: Encouraging Physical Activity in People with Disabilities”
- Josh Gorham, Public Health Nurse, SHIP Coordinator, St. Louis County Public Health Division, “From Engagement to Action: Getting Tactical”
- Eric Sinagra, CEO, pathVu, “pathVu: Pedestrian Wayfinding for People with Disabilities”