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Assistive Technology Webinar
Brought to you by Michigan’s Assistive Technology Program at MDRC.
Use the chat function on the right hand side.
Questions and comments are encouraged and expected!
The session is being recorded.
We will start recording now.
Increasing Access and Participation in Outdoor Recreational Environments
Kathleen Laurin, Ph.D.
University of Montana Rural Institute - MonTECH
February 17, 2011
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(Adapted from North Carolina University: The Center for Universal Design http://www.design.ncsu.edu/cud/)
Picnic/Day Use Sites
Montana Access To Outdoor Recreation (MATOR)
A project which promotes participation in wildlife-associated recreation through the use of Assistive Technology and other supports.
Focus-free & image stabilizing binoculars
Spotting scopes & scope camera display
C5-6 & C4-5 quad rods
Spring powered cast
Sip and Puff rods
Sip and Puff or chin control
Accessible wildlife viewing/hunting blinds
Bush in a bag: covers body, head, & wheelchair
Increases stability and balance
Flip locks, twist locks, anti-shock
Lightweight trekking pole for balance & endurance
Becomes shooting stick with magnetic attachment
Attachment accessories for firearms & archery
Planning to produce camera attachments
Single, 12” fixed front tire
Basket to carry gear
Quickie 2 manual folding & rigid frames
Outdoor tires and impact guards
Common child & adult widths
Attaches to front or back of wheelchair
Facilitates assisted off-road navigation
Quick attachment /detachment for most rigid frame manual chairs
Elevates casters & becomes front wheel
Handles rough terrain
Oars & complete rafting accessories
Mister personal cooling devices
* Users asked to suggest equipment they like & will use
For questions relating to the recreation database and data sheets email:
Jillian Jurica at email@example.com