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Ken Kozole, OTR/L, BSME, ATP

Ken Kozole, OTR/L, BSME, ATP

Ken Kozole, BSME, OTR/L, ATP, is a seating clinician in the wheelchair seating and mobility program at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City. Ken received his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University and is a registered occupational therapist licensed in the state of Utah.

Ken has been practicing in the field of assistive technology and wheelchair seating and mobility since 1979, and has been an active member of American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) since 1980, and a member of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Association of North America (RESNA) from 1980 to 2006, making presentations at conferences. Ken also regularly attends and has presented at the international seating symposium.

What Ken enjoys most is helping children and young adults achieve independent mobility and proper seating and positioning. Problem solving with children and families is the best part of his job. He also enjoys solving the technical challenges associated with wheelchair seating and mobility.

Ken appreciates that Shriners Hospitals for Children has always provided the seating department with the tools and technology to enable them to help children be as independent and functional as possible.