2009 NTW Archive

Please note: Additional session descriptions will be added as they are received from the presenters.


Times Tuesday October 6, 2009 Powerpoint Lead Presenters Room
10:30am-12:00 pm Hand Tool Selection and Design for Usability, Safety, and Health Presentation Rob Stuthridge Emerald
10:30am-12:00 pm Work Incentives and Work Supports: The Ins And Outs Social Security, Medicaid Buy-In's And Other Community Supports Presentation Joe Entwisle Atrium
10:30am-11:15 pm Evaluating the Impacts of Direct Client Services: A Four-State Report with the McGill Quality of Life Tool (45 minutes) Presentation Bob Fetsch, Ronald Schuler
Robert Aherin, Kirk Ballin,
Sheila Simmons,
11:15am-12:00 pm A presentation on the SF-36 Quality of Life Instrument (45 minutes) Presentation Ron Jester Pearl
1:30pm-3:00pm Assessing and Responding to the Prosthetic Needs of Farmers and Ranchers Presentation Kathy Waldera & Craig Heckathorne Emerald
1:30pm-2:15pm Getting the most out of your committees (45 minutes) Presentation Ron Jester Atrium
2:15pm-3:00pm Programs for Partnership: Making the most of Like -Minded Movements (45 minutes) Presentation Joe Entwisle Atrium
1:30pm-3:00pm Assessment Tool for Evaluating Risk of Secondary Injury on AT Presentation Bill Field/Sam Mathew Pearl
1:30pm-2:15pm Improving Mobility on the Farm or Ranch (45 minutes) Presentation Rob Stuthridge Cascade
2:15pm-3:00pm Tools & Adaptations for Farmers with Limited Strength & Endurance (45 minutes) Presentation Ned Stoller Cascade
3:30pm-5:00pm Helping Farmers/Ranchers and Their Families Locate Funding for AT Devices. Presentation Susan Tachau, David Troutman, Jackie Wilks-Weathers
3:30pm-5:00pm Farmer/Rancher Focus Group   Ed Bell Atrium
3:30pm-5:00pm Overview of Farm Services Agency (FSA) and Natural Resource Conservation Service PresentationPresentationPresentation   Pearl
3:30pm-4:15pm Firewood for Farm Fuel (45 minutes) Presentation Ned Stoller Cascade
6:30pm-10:00pm Dinner featuring keynote speaker Jim Gibbons, President and CEO, Goodwill Industries International      


Times Wednesday October 7, 2009 Powerpoint Lead Presenters Room
7:00am-8:15am Breakfast (Communities of Interest will meet during this time. Plan to join your community for breakfast in the designated room. You will be able to hop rooms if you are in multiple communities.)     Ambassador West
8:30am-10:00am Unconferencing Session     Ambassador East
10:30am-12:00pm A.T. Suppliers Show and Tell   Ned Stoller Emerald
10:30am-11:30am Goodwill and AgrAbility: Maximizing Community Based Resources to Support Farmers and Ranchers with Disabilities (60 min) Presentation Eric Olson Atrium
11:30am-12:00pm Arthritis Foundation AgrAbility Update (30 minutes) Presentation Amber Wolfe Atrium
10:30am-12:00pm PI Meeting   Brad Rein Pearl
10:30am-12:00pm Gardening for People with Disabilities PresentationPresentation Steve Swain,Karen Funkenbusch Cascade
1:00pm-2:00pm Val Farmer Plenary Session   Ambassador West
2:00pm-3:30pm Marketing AgrAbility Presentation Ryan Kuhn Atrium
2:00pm-2:45pm Val Farmer breakout session (45 minutes)   Val Farmer Pearl
2:45pm-3:30pm AgrAbility Behavioral Health Survey (45 minutes)   Gail Deboy. Roberta Schweitzer Pearl
2:00pm-3:30pm Arthritis and Agriculture Presentation Amber Wolfe,Karen Funkenbusch Cascade
4:00pm-5:30pm Availability and reutilization of used assistive technology Presentation Ron Schuler,Paul Leverenz Emerald
4:00pm-4:45pm Understanding the Vocational
habilitation Process (45 minutes)
Presentation Sam Mathew,Steve Etheridge Atrium
4:45pm-5:30pm How to Effectively Partner with State Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) agency for Enhanced Outcomes (45 minutes) Presentation Linda Jaco Atrium
4:00pm-4:45pm Noticing Clients with High Stress, Anger, Depression, and Suicidal Thinking & Knowing What to Do Next (45 minutes) Presentation Bob Fetsch Pearl
4:45pm-5:30pm Taking a Holistic Approach to Addressing the Needs of a Farm Family in Crisis (45 minutes) Presentation Jennifer Hobby Pearl

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