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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.

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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...
NRRTS Awards Program is Announced

NRRTS Awards Program is Announced


Certain individuals and groups who have contributed to the advancement of CRT through leadership, advocacy or distinguished service stand out in our minds! The NRRTS Board of Directors wants to give you an opportunity to recognize CRT Industry Leaders for their dedication and hard work.

Nominations are being accepted for the categories listed below. Nominations must be emailed by midnight, February 28, 2019, to wwalker@nrrts.org. A select committee will determine the recipients. Awards will be presented at the 2019 International Seating Symposium in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

Leadership Award
Award Requirements:
Nominee can be a group, association, company or agency Letter of nomination should include details of significant advancement of NRRTS Describe the professional and/or clinical impact on service delivery of Rehab Technology

Distinguished Service Award
Award Requirements:
Nominee must be a NRRTS Registrant or FON for a minimum of three years
The letter of nomination must detail the distinguished service to NRRTS, accomplishments and impact of participation to further...
Because you are a Registrant

Because you are a Registrant



Because you are a NRRTS Registrant:

Your standing as a professional is greater because of your knowledge, experience, and commitment to the NRRTS Standard of Practice and Code of Ethics.

You are a person with recognized knowledge and experience in the field of complex rehab technology.

You are someone to be trusted in the eyes of the clinician to provide equipment that truly meets the patient's medical needs.

You have access to all NRRTS CE Programs at no additional cost. The content has been developed by recognized experts in the field to broaden your knowledge.

Your feelings of confidence and self-worth are increased by knowing that NRRTS prmary objective is to promote and support the professional CRT Supplier.

Your referrals, customers, and funding sources recognize your personal commitment to the service and delivery of CRT.

You have the designation of RRTS or CRTS which looks good on your...
2019 National CRT Conference Registration is Open

2019 National CRT Conference Registration is Open



Register Today!

The National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS) and The National Coalition For Assistive and Rehab Technology (NCART) will host the 2019 National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference.
The Conference will be held May 1-2 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA.

Why YOU need to attend

This is a unique opportunity for YOU to make YOUR voice heard in Washington, D.C. Once YOU register, YOU will be provided with information on issues in the CRT Industry, particularly funding issues. YOU will be provided with a step-by-step guide to have meaningful conversations with YOUR member of Congress.

YOU will be provided with practical advice from Suppliers, Consumers, Clinicians, Industry leaders, and other CRT Stakeholders about being an effective CRT ADVOCATE.
  • New Sessions featuring Suppliers, Consumers, Industry Leaders, and Funding Experts
  • Capitol Hill Appointments with YOUR members of Congress (Scheduled for YOU...
NRRTS 2018 Webinar Series - A Huge Success!

NRRTS 2018 Webinar Series - A Huge Success!

NRRTS 2018 Webinar Series was a huge success as we continue to "raise the bar" by offering exciting and relevant content presented by some of the best in the CRT Industry.

These 2018 webinars can be found in our On-Demand Library.


Who Does Power Assist Really Assist? - A series of case studies - Penny J. Powers, MS, PT, ATP and Cathy Carver PT, ATP/SMS

Early Power Mobility: Who, Why and How - Roslyn Livingstone, CMSc(RS), OT

Ethics In The Trenches - Michelle Gunn, ATP/CRTS

The Mat Assessment, Where to Begin? - Barbara Crumer, PT, ATP

Pivot, Shift, Slide, or Lift: How Transfer Techniques Impact Wheelchair and Seating Equipment Selection presented by Angie Kiger, M.Ed., CTRS, ATP/SMS

Wheelchair Supports: Pull, Push, Hold and Fix - Amber Ward, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP/SMS

What happens when you sit? Explaining seated buttocks deformation - Sharon Sonenblum,...