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Ed Giesbrecht is an Associate Professor in the department of occupational therapy at the University of Manitoba, where he has been involved in teaching and research related to assistive technology since 2003. Prior to his academic appointment he had 10 years clinical experience working in SCI/neurological rehabilitation, including specialization in a wheelchair seating clinic and coordinating an assistive technology clinic. He is responsible for development and delivery of wheelchair and seating-related content in the Master of Occupational Therapy and the Master of Physical Therapy programs at the University of Manitoba. He is on the board of directors for RESNA and for ISPO Canada, is an associate editor for the Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy and the Assistive Technology journals, and is actively involved with the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals. His interests related to AT include wheeled mobility training (particularly telehealth), allied health education, and winter mobility issues.