Open for Comments: “Rehabilitation Engineers, Technologists, and Technicians: Vital Members of the Assistive Technology Team”

Comment period ends July 29, 2015

RESNA’s Rehabilitation Engineer and Technologist Professional Specialty Group (PSG 4) is requesting public comments on a draft white paper that seeks to define the current roles and responsibilities of the following AT practitioners: Rehabilitation Engineers, Rehabilitation Technologists, and Rehabilitation Technicians.

Rehabilitation Engineering is the application of science and technology to improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities. The rehabilitation engineering profession includes rehabilitation engineers, rehabilitation technologists and rehabilitation technicians throughout the world. Rehabilitation engineering professionals primarily work in the fields of assistive technology (AT), rehabilitation technology (RT) and universal design (UD).  As these fields have advanced, so has the role of rehabilitation engineering in providing more educational, social and vocational opportunities.

Access the Paper and Comment

RESNA’s Rehabilitation Engineer and Technologist Professional Specialty Group (PSG 4) is requesting public comments on a draft white paper that seeks to define the current roles and responsibilities of the following AT practitioners: Rehabilitation Engineers, Rehabilitation Technologists, and Rehabilitation Technicians.

The draft white paper and comment form can be accessed here.

The deadline for comments is July 29, 2015.