Skills for Life Workshop

 

Latest Information

Skills for Life 6: Bilateral Upper Limb Loss Workshop will be held October 13-17, 2021 in Houston, TX at the JW Marriott Galleria.

Stay Informed

We look forward to seeing you all at SFL 6! To stay up to date with the latest information, please make sure to do the following:

1) subscribe to our email distribution list

2) bookmark this website

3) click "going" on the SFL 6 Facebook Event

4) print this flyer and share with others!

Online Registration

 

Registration link coming soon!

Please note: You must register on Eventbrite to guarantee your spot at Skills for Life. If you are a bilateral upper limb loss individual, remember your registration is free, but you will still need to complete the online process.  All other registrations range from $150-$650.

Hotel Information

 

Address:  JW Marriott Houston by The Galleria

                 5150 Westheimer Rd

                 Houston, TX 77056

Phone:     (713) 961-1500

Hotel Reservation link coming soon, please wait for the block link to book your room.

Financial Assistance

 

Limb loss individuals may apply for financial assistance to help offset their travel and lodging expenses (up to $950 USD). Click here to fill out your scholarship application. Applications will be processed in the order they were received.

PLEASE NOTE: You will still need to register for the conference through Eventbrite. Follow up emails and/or phone calls may be necessary, so make sure contact information is accurate. Contact Us with any questions.

Learning Objectives

 

  • Understand pre-prosthetic evaluation and treatment needs unique to the bilateral upper limb loss individual 

  • Understand evaluation and treatment needs after a prosthetic device has been fit

  • Gain exposure to functional skills, adaptations, equipment, modifications used by individuals with bilateral limb loss

  • Learn about the latest technology:  surgical techniques and prosthetic componentry

  • Discuss appropriate functional outcomes, dependent upon level of limb loss

  • Discuss emotional adjustments and impacts to the individual and family living with bilateral upper limb loss 

Sponsors Wanted

Information about Sponsorship Levels and all the details associated with Skills for Life 6: Bilateral Upper Limb Loss Workshop sponsorship will be published here very soon.  They are currently available by request if you are interested in learning more before being listed on this website.  Please contact us for more information.