João Aires

Occupational Therapist working in the area of wheelchair positioning and mobility at
TSimetria in Portugal. Postgraduate in Paediatric Occupational Therapy. He has carried out various training courses on positioning, mobility and special controls at international events and with different manufacturers (QuantumRheab, Invacare, StealthProducts, BodyPoint, among others). Technical director at TSimetria, he is also
responsible for the company’s training programme, and for training at some universities in Portugal where new occupational therapists and physiotherapists have their first contact with wheelchairs and positioning. She has given a number of conferences in Portugal and Spain, and also gave a poster presentation at the International Seating Symposium (ISS), 2018, and gave training at the European Seating Symposium (ESS), 2018 and the ISS, 2019.