AT Clinics Slated for Rehab Centers

October 2009
PN;Oct2009, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p68
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The article reports on the three-year 3.64 million-dollar contract awarded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to the Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology (RST), School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. It cites the objectives of the award and enumerates the areas of the Assistive Technology (AT) Labs such as wheeled mobility and seating, and adapted computer access. Other topics of the award are also mentioned.


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