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Liz Cole receives the Distinguised Service Award

Liz Cole receives the Distinguised Service Award

Liz Cole was recently selected to receive the NRRTS Distinguished Service Award. The award is one of the highest honors NRRTS presents and recognizes those exceptional individuals for their outstanding contributions to the CRT community.

Award recipients have gone above and beyond to promote, protect and advance CRT and the mission of NRRTS.

Some of the requirements are passion, commitment, integrity and an unwavering ethical compass.

The recipient of this award has spent a lifetime exhibiting all of these qualities with grace, dignity and good humor.

Thank you, Liz Cole, for your contribution to the CRT Community.
NRRTS Distinguished Service Award is presented to Carey Britton

NRRTS Distinguished Service Award is presented to Carey Britton


For Carey Britton, ATP/SMS, CRTS®, it has never been about a job, but serving his customers with the upmost professionalism, always striving to enrich their lives. Carey, an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) and CRTS®, serves on the NRRTS Board of Directors, the NRRTS Executive Committee and is a member of RESNA, and VGM.

Carey was presented with the NRRTS Distinguished Service Award during the 2019 National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. Carey states, “I was humbled to be nominated and to receive an award issued by an organization of my peers…It is one of the highest honor one can receive.”

Carey has been in the CRT profession for more than 25 years and is known to be efficient, caring, and an advocate for the special needs’ community. He is known for mentoring and educating others in the industry.

Carey’s wife Debra speaks proudly about her husband, “Carey has a heart of gold when it comes...
Simon Margolis Fellow 2019 is named

Simon Margolis Fellow 2019 is named

Mike Osborn has been named as the Simon Margolis Fellow Award receipient for 2019. The award was presented during the NRRTS Award Ceremony and Reception held at The International Seating Symposium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

A Simon Margolis Fellow is named each year and represents a NRRTS Registrant who has made long standing and significant contributions to NRRTS, the CRT profession, and the seating and wheeled mobility community as a whole. Mike joins other Simon Margolis Fellows Michelle Gunn, Gerry Dickerson, and John Zona who represent the NRRTS Mission and the highest standards of professionalism in the CRT Industry.

Letters of nominations highlighted Mike Osborn's many accomplishments as a professional, husband, parent, and friend.

In his letter of nomination, Gerry Dickerson wrote, "Simon represented the very best in what it means to be an active, involved and committed ATP. He gave ...

Molly Hale Congressional Prep Talk

Molly Hale talks about the critical need for education and clarity for what some consider "ACCESSORIES"

Molly will be in Washington, D.C. on May 1 - 2 continuing her advocacy efforts during the 2019 National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference.

We need you to join her! Register Today!

 


 


Jenny Siegle Congressional Prep Talk

Don't be intimated by your members of Congress! Jenny Siegle shares practical tips for making sure your CRT message is clear!

 

Jenny Siegle is a 36 year old sports producer from Aurora, Colorado. She is a C4/C5 incomplete quadriplegic secondary to Transverse Myelitis that she contracted at nine months old. This will be Jenny’s 9th year attending the CRT National Conference.

 

Join Jenny Siegle in Washington, D.C. on May 1 -2 for the 2019 National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference!

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Leadership Session Details

We are pleased to announce the 2019 National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference May 1, 2019 - Leadership Day Sessions

8:30 to 8:50  “Welcome and Opening Comments

8:50 to 9:20  “No limbs. Just a Smile for Miles.”  Gabe Adams has been traveling the country and sharing the extraordinary story of his life and overcoming its challenges. Born without limbs to a single and poor mother in Brazil, he faced a bleak future with limited options. However, divine intervention brought word of him to his future adoptive parents in the United States, where he embarked on a journey of courage, perseverance and a dedication to inspire others. He’ll share his experiences along with his motto: “No limbs. Just a smile for miles.” Speaker: Gabe Adams

9:30 to 10:30  “Medicare Sets the Tone” Medicare continues to be a major influencer regarding health care policy and coverage. This session will review the relationships of HHS, CMS, and Congress and identify the points of influence....

If I Don't Do It, Who is Going To?

Wayne Van Brocklin, ATP/SMS, CRTS® shares the reasons we all need to advocate for CRT!

Join Wayne at this year's National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference!

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Wayne graduated from Colgate University 1979 and started his own business with Paul Garner 1989.

He still loves the business 2019.

Limb-it-less Gabe is a featured speaker at this year's 2019 National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference

Limb-it-less Gabe is a featured speaker at this year's 2019 National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference

NRRTS and NCART have joined together to bring you an exciting program for this year's 2019 National CRT Conference. Gabe Adams will begin Leadership Day with his amazing life story shared in his own personal and moving way. This session will have everyone at the National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference excited and elevated to a new level.

For over three years, Gabe has been traveling the country and sharing the extraordinary story of his life and overcoming its challenges. Born without limbs to a single and poor mother in Brazil, he faced a bleak future with limited options. However, divine intervention brought word of him to his future adoptive parents in the United States, where Gabe embarked on a journey of courage, perseverance and a dedication to inspiring others.

While attending Dixie High School in St. George, Utah, Gabe not only served as the Senior Class Officer, he excelled at dance and communication, all while delivering motivational talks around...