In this episode of the CMT 4 Me podcast, we are joined by Ashley, a rehabilitation engineer with CMT. Ashley shares with us what a typical day looks like for her and what her focus is, which is to use her engineering background to improve people's lives. Ashley works with individuals to modify their homes and work sites to make them more accessible, as well as helps students with technology to complete their assignments.
During the conversation, Ashley shares some of the amazing projects she has worked on, including creating a device to help someone roll napkins around silverware in a restaurant, and an assistive technology system for a woman to play with her dog. Ashley explains that she and other rehab engineers work one-on-one with individuals, customizing products for each person's unique needs, and building them in the local technology lab.
As a person living with CMT, Ashley has plenty of advice for fellow CMT community members on how to adjust their surroundings to make them more CMT-friendly. We were impressed with Ashley's creativity and dedication to helping others and we hope you enjoy this episode as much as we did! Here are five takeaways from our conversation with Ashley:
Tune in to hear Ashley’s inspiring journey and the valuable advice she offers to those living with CMT.
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Released February 16th 2023
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