Student Solution bcrehab

April 18, 2014
The Student Solutions therapists and vendors, along with members expo allowed participants to gain exposure to the fairly new field of assistive medical devices. The program continues to raise awareness about Assistive Technology (AT) and provides valuable experience to students collaborating with AT users to solve problems and create solutions to everyday challenges faced by people with disabilities.

BC Rehab is the perennial sponsor of the Student Solutions Expo and is proud to offer its ongoing support to the program. Design Expo took place on Thursday, April 17th at GF Strong. Twenty-three years ago a group of of the academic community, initiated an exposition event targeted at BC post-secondary students.

"BC Rehab Foundation has been our perennial sponsor, and this year is no exception. The Board of Directors have been terrific supporters – on behalf of the 2,300 or so students over the past twenty – and then some – years I extend profound thanks. And this year the Foundation is offering up to $5,000 as a grant for a sterling project to move to the next step toward mass use."
Doug Gayton, Chair of Student Solutions

2014 Student Solutions Program

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Bruce Hay, BC Rehab Board Member, Doug Gayton, Chair of Student Solutions and Ian Denison, Staff member of GF Strong
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As part of Emily Carr medical core curriculum, Nicole McKenzie and Brian Tate created a carrying system for transporting people with paralysis a short distance.