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Meet the CHAT Trainers Online!

Posted By Ethan Kizziar

Contact Information

ekizziar@sralab.org

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Your favorite FREE hand training program moves online due to COVID-19 precautions. We can't wait to work with you in the comfort of your own home!

 

If you have attended one of our in-person sessions, you may recognize the faces of Audrey, Daniel, Henry, or Ethan. We will be leading the online CHAT sessions and will be the ones designing the exercises and daily sessions. We are also here to answer any questions you may have, so do not hesitate to reach out!

 

LINK TO JOIN SESSION:  https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/97392837186

 

SIGN UP HERE: 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeRycWZDTBy3H83ZjHczddGfBbE744X3bNsySvs96S7D_PwGg/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

ABOUT: 

The Community of Hand Ability Training (C.H.A.T.) Online Program is a FREE program offered by the Perez Lab Team through ZOOM online. It is a fun, community oriented hand training program that is absolutely FREE for participants. CHAT is open to anyone with a neurological condition that affects the function of their hands. 

 

WHEN (All CST):

Monday: 10AM-12PM

Tuesday: 10AM-12PM, 1PM-3PM

Wednesday: 10AM-12PM, 1PM-3PM

Thursday: 10AM-12PM, 1PM-3PM

Friday: 10AM-12PM, 1PM-3PM

 

Materials To Gather:

Water bottles of any kind, coffee mugs, silver ware, pens/sharpies, paper, dishtowels, game boards of any kind, dice, rubber bands, socks, COINS, shirts with buttons, shoes to tie, scissors, anything you want to work on!

 

EXERCISES THAT WE FOCUS ON:

Pinching:

Using two or three fingers to open clips, moving coins into cups, and folding paper are some examples of pinching exercises that we do!

Grasping: 

Using your whole hand to open jars, containers and grasp large or heavy objects to give your whole hand a workout!

Dexterity:

Fine motor movements requiring a high level of control and finesse. Picking up grains of rice, buttoning shirts or tying shoes are some things we may try!

 

CONTACT:

Ethan Kizziar 

ekizziar@sralab.org

503-575-0648

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