Workshop "Aquatic Access for All Abilities" - 21 May in Sydney

New Aquatic Access for All Abilities workshop at ATSA’s Independent Living Expo, hosted by IAKS ANZ
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IAKS ANZ is excited to announce its upcoming half day workshop at the forthcoming ATSA expo on Tuesday 21st May 2024 at Sydney Olympic park. The workshop, titled "Aquatic Access for All Abilities," aims to provide valuable insights into aquatic therapy and the availability of programs.

This event is tailored for aquatic operators, planners, consultants, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and representatives from the community sections of councils.

The workshop will open with keynote speaker Louise Sauvage, Ambassador for Disability Sport Australia. Louise will share her inspiring story on how water therapy transformed her life, highlighting the significant impact aquatic activities can have on individuals with a disability.

Attendees can look forward to a diverse line-up of speakers from various professions who will share their expertise and insights. Topics covered will include aquatic therapy benefits, pool safety measures, reducing barriers to access, identifying suitable aquatic locations, and tips on building clinicians' confidence in implementing aquatic therapy programs.

"We are thrilled to host this session, bringing together professionals from different sectors to discuss the importance of aquatic access for individuals of all abilities," said a David Burns for IAKS ANZ. "Our aim is to encourage further participation in aquatic therapy and programs, ultimately enhancing the quality of life for many."

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Event details:

Date: Tuesday 21st May 2024

Time: 9am -12.30pm with short site tour offered at the end.

Location: Room 3, Hall 5 Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park

Session: "Aquatic Access for All Abilities"

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from industry experts and discover how aquatic therapy can make a difference in the lives of many. 

For more information and to register for the event, visit the event website.


About ATSA:

Assistive Technology Suppliers Australia represents assistive technology (AT) suppliers throughout Australia and has been hosting the Independent Living expo for more than 25 years. The expo is the largest AT event in Australia with more than 160 exhibitors displaying products and services in mobility solutions, pressure care, employment support, accessible recreation, holiday ideas, modified motor vehicles and more.