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May 2012

National AgrAbility Project

The NAP staffed a display at the AOTA Annual Conference and Expo in Indianapolis on April 26-28. BNG's accessible tractor was on display, and staff members were impressed by the amount of interest shown by the conference participants. More than 5000 OT professionals attended the event. Kentucky AgrAbility was also represented with a booth.

The NAP Advisory Team met for its annual face-to-face meeting in Indianapolis on April 24-25. The purpose of this group is to provide external feedback and guidance for NAP activities. Members represent a large range of organizations, including APRIL, RESNA, FFA, Farmer Veteran Coalition, and AgriWellness.

There's still time to register for the annual ISASH (International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health) Conference in Burlington Vermont on June 24-28. Several AgrAbility staff members will be making presentations. See

Submitted by Paul Jones

Amber Wolfe presented a free community-based educational workshop on arthritis and agriculture in Montgomery, Alabama on April 5. This workshop was hosted by the Arthritis Foundation Southeast Region and ALFA Insurance. Amber gave several presentations throughout the day for different staff throughout the building, in addition to the public presentation. She also had a TV interview aired in conjunction with coverage of the Ag Day on Capitol Hill for Alabama viewers.

Submitted by Amber Wolfe