TNOTA 2021 Conference Keynote: The Truth of Abilities in Disabilities

This course is discounted for TNOTA members.

TNOTA 2021 Presidential Address & Keynote

Self Paced Course
$20 ($15 for TNOTA Members)
1 Contact Hour

This course is created by the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association.

If you need assistance or accommodations, please contact us at Info@AspireOT.us
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This course was recorded at the 2021 Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference.

Speaker Paul Erway tells his incredible story from his injury, recovery, and success as a marathoner. 

Presented by: Paul Erway
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Learning objectives
After completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the 5 stages of grief
  • Describe the benefits of adaptive sports
Instructor bio
Paul Erway
TNOTA Guest Instructor

Paul Erway has had a spinal cord injury (SCI) since 1980, competed in wheelchair racing making it as far as the World Championships in Assen Holland 1990.  He suffered another tragic accident in 2006 and still came back to take on 50 marathons in 50 states with the challenge of completing in 50 weeks to bring awareness to Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. This inspired also the writing of two books covering not only the races but also “Behind the Scenes” – the insights and attitude are instructive to us all, regardless of our abilities or disabilities. In the field of adapting a vehicle for a person with a disability since 1984 and Certified by the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association on two other programs that are CEU approved. Five year plus member of the National Speakers Association of Kentucky


Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Complete payment or TNOTA membership log in for course enrollment
  • Watch the recorded presentation in entirety
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 80% or greater
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met.  Partial credit will not be issued.  
cancellation policy
Live Courses and Webinars
Learner cancellations: In the event that the learner requests to cancel or is unable to attend a course, a refund for the total paid for the course will be granted if Aspire OT is notified via email at info@aspireot.us within 10 business days prior to date of the scheduled course, minus a non-refundable registration fee of 25% of registration price.  If the learner provides notification of cancellation less then 10 business days prior to the scheduled course, the learner will be offered the opportunity to attend the same webinar on an alternate date or enrollment in the recorded on-demand version of that webinar, instead of a refund.  

No refunds will be issued after a course has been attended for more than 30 minutes.  Partial credit will not be issued.  

Provider cancellations: 
In the event of inclement weather or other event resulting in the inability for a live course to be provided within the scheduled time, learners will be offered an alternate date or a full refund for registration paid.
On-Demand web Courses 
Web courses will remain available to learners for 1 year. No refunds will be available for web courses that have been attended or viewed for greater than 30 minutes. In the event of a refund, the learner will be unenrolled in the course immediately upon issuance of a refund. No refunds will be issued for any course in which a certificate has been issued.  

Course Author

This course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is discounted for TNOTA Members.