Cultivating Neighbourhoods That Care AAA ISO International Leaders Forum
A Forum of experts that collaborate on normalizing the creation of smart multigenerational neighborhoods, where putting people and the planet’s needs as a priority leads to better quality of life, together with new business models, technologies, service offerings, attitudes and behaviors.
My presentation titled Leave No One Behind about enabling a step-change in assisted living solutions that level the playing field, socially and economically, for disabled and older people, their families and caregivers
LivABLE Environment Conference
My presentation discusses how a family begins the process of redesigning their home or business to make it more functional to meet their needs. This conference designed to explore new perspectives and practices around inclusive home design. For more information,
November 17, 2017
Orion Long Island Elder Care Meeting, Sponsored by The Orion Resource Group at The Atria on Roslyn Harbor.
My presentation was about aging in place with a plethora of ideas for home design applications, good access, comfort and safety for many people who want to remain independent in their home.
October 6-7, 2016
Aging in Place in Suburbia ~ A Working Summit
Sponsored by (NAIPC) National Aging in Place Council and AARP. My presentation with an introduction by Peter Bell was on “Transforming Housing”. It was held at the Hilton Garden Inn on the Stony Brook Campus. Jacqueline Mondros, Dean at the Dept. of Medicine, Stony Brook University.
October 14, 2012
New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, New York
A ( 2 ) Hour presentation on Mobility Products and Accessible Renovations that assist persons who are Aging in Place, for Dr. Gioia Ciani’s Occupational Therapy Class
March 31 – April 1, 2007
Symposium at New York School of Interior Design:
Symposium on Inclusive Design: Understanding and Designing Accessible Residential Environments, March 31- April 1, 2007. Todd Brickhouse, Panel Moderator – Understanding and Defining the Issues Program details
April – 1996
” Blue Print for Action” conference, developed by Ron Mace's assistant Richard Duncan both with the Universal Design Program from the University of N.C., Chapel Hill. It was formed as a National Home Modification Task Force consisting of 20 of the nation's leading accessibility experts.
November – 1992
The Repetitive Strain Injury Support Group – Lecture and presentation on seating and computer ergonomics for Newsday's press room.
October 1992 – 1994
New York University. Dr. Dina Loebels Junior and Senior Occupational Therapy classes on ” Physical Adaptations and Barrier Removal”
May – June 1992
Arthritis Foundation of New York and Westchester. I gave several lectures on accessibility design and types of equipment for barrier free removal at Burke Rehabilitation Center and the Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York.
July – 1991
Presentation and Testimony to the “National Council on Disability, regarding “Service Delivery Policy and Availability of Funding Sources” held by the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Portland, Maine.
October – 1990
Technology Showcase '90…”A World of Possibilities” I facilitated a panel discussion between nationally known lecturers and the general public, held at Hofstra University, Uniondale, New York.
July – 1990
PEER Regional Network Conference, a project of the National Center On Employment and Disability”, held at the Human Resources Center at Hofstra University.
August – 1989
NHRA, (National Housing & Rehabilitation Association) Realtors and building owners meeting on concepts for providing Accessibility and how to market these concepts to the physically challenged and senior markets. Held in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
July – 1989
Lecture and Presentation to Physicians, Nurses , Rehab. Engineers, and Hospital Administrators on Accessibility and Product Design for a functional work and home environment. Held by Allied Services at the Tri–Rehabilitation Hospital in Scranton, PA.
June – 1988
Lecture and Presentation at RESNA / ECART, A joint European conference on the advancement of Rehabilitation Technology. Held in Montreal, Canada.
Resna, “Conference on Service Delivery”, a program developed and sponsored by Resna (Rehab Engineers Society of North America). We helped to develop national legislation and policy on technology related products and services for the, ” Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1988, held in Petit Jean National Park, Little Rock, AR.
RESNA, PRA (Professional Rehab. Association), Massapequa Chamber of Commerce, SSI, AIAA, AIA, Nassau County Department of Rec. & Parks.
“Proclamation from Nassau County” awarded by the town supervisor for providing and assisting in services to the handicapped community.