Janet & John delivered APT Training at CRP!

Janet and John returned to CRP, Bangladesh to provide training in the skills of Appropriate Paper-based Technology (APT). The training was attended by twelve students from six different countries from the SAARC group.  These students are studying at CRP for their MSc in Rehabilitation Science, which commenced in July 2018 for a period of two years.  The countries represented are; Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.  The students come from a variety of professions, including physiotherapy, nursing, and doctors.

The 12 participants were also trained to be able to measure a child for a chair and to be able to a transfer these measurements to the cardboard.

The aim of the training was to equip the participants with the knowledge and skills of APT to produce chairs for children, and also therapeutic and educational equipment using low/no cost materials, and the confidence to be able to train others.