Welcome to 5th LASS Symposium

Join us in Buenos Aires for the 5th Latin American Seating Symposium organized by the AATA, Argentine Association of Assistive Technologies. Our 5th LASS will be held in June 6th to 8th and will showcase the latest topics and technologies in our expanding field. Sessions will be run by the top experts on Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation with the main focus on workshops, hands-on demonstrations and opportunities to meet and network. Join us for an exciting congress and expand your horizons at LASS 2019!!!



Symposium Profile

People from Latin American Countries will attend to the Symposium. Main countries are Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Paraguay & Bolivia.



Topics Covered

  • Wheelchair Training: Skill training. Manual Wheelchairs vs. Power Wheelchairs.
  • Wheelchair Configuration and selection.
  • Speed selection in power wheelchairs.
  • Results.
  • Custom Molded Seating Systems.
  • Seating Systems: Features.
  • Cushions Systems: Evidence based practice.
  • Biomechanics.


Activities

  • Academic Symposium.
  • Round tables.
  • Workshops.
  • Commercial Exhibits.
  • Social Activities.


Audience

  • Assistive Technology Professionals (ATP).
  • Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS).
  • Rehabilitation Engineering Technologist (RET).
  • Occupational Therapists.
  • Physical Therapists.
  • Educators.
  • Manufacturers.
  • Product Developers.
  • People with Disabilities.
  • Physicians.
  • Nurses.
  • Rehabilitation Engineers & Technicians.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors.
  • Researchers.
  • Expecting attendees: 400 assistants




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