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School of Medicine Columbia

Beyond Ramps: Lifts and other common accessibility equipment

Type: Recorded Webinar
Location: Webinar with Transcript
Cost: Free. (Registration is required.)


Participants must register to receive the webinar link.

About the Program

In this session, we will review the ADA requirements for ramps.  We will also discuss the benefits and costs of stairlifts, platorm, ceiling and pool lifts.  We will finish looking at automatic door openers and portable showers.

Participants will learn:

  • ADA requirements for ramps
  • About Lifts: Stair, vertical  platform, ceiling and pool
  • About Automatic door openers and portable showers

There will be a Q&A session following the presentation.

About the Presenters

Portrait of Sheri Hutto

Sheri Hutto

Sheri Hutto is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist and has been with Amramp since 2013. Prior to working at Amramp she worked in the Medical Sales field for diabetic supplies and orthotics & prosthetics. She is a 2003 graduate of Charleston Southern University, with a BS degree focusing on Criminal Justice and Business Administration.  She resides in Summerville, SC.

Portrait of Allen Cates

Allen Cates

Allen Cates is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist and has been with Amramp since 2016. Prior to Amramp he worked for Bank of America and PNC.  He is a 2000 Graduate of Wake Forest University with a degree in Economics.  He has an MBA from Manchester Business School in the UK.  He resides in Charlotte, NC.

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