Lisbeth Nilsson, Tel +46 70-583 85 96, E-mail:



American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) convention, Nov 15-17, 2018, Boston, USA

Facilitating access ability in AAC: Next steps in the Assessment of Learning Process (ALP) for AAC
Clarke, C., Wilds, S., & Nilsson, L. (2018). One hour session, Nov 16th.

Kids loco project, 7th seminar and workshop, Nov 3-4, University of Shiga prefecture in Hikone, Japan

Driving to Learn using the ALP tool for assessment and guiding practice
Nilsson, L. (2018). Two hour session, Nov 3rd.

Posture & Mobility Group, July 23-25, 2018, Manchester, UK

Driving to Learn: powered mobility for people with dementia
Nilsson, L., & Race, G. (2018). Plenary session 4A, July 25th.

RESNA – Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, July 13-15, 2018, Arlington, Washington DC, USA

Assistive technology intervention: A tool use learning process for powered mobility and augmentative and alternative communication
Nilsson, L.; Clarke, C., & Wilds, S. (2018). Two hour symposium, July 15th.

The 17th Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, May 21-25, 2018, Cape Town, South Africa

Rehabilitation of patients with stroke and persistent neglect: possible outcomes of the intervention Driving to Learn
Nilsson, L. (2018). Poster presentation May 25th. Link to Poster

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference & Expo, April 19-22, 2018, Salt Lake City, U.S.A.

Teaching Access for Augmentative and Alternative Communication: An Adaptation of Assessment of Learning Powered Mobility Use (ALP)
Clarke, C., Wilds, S., & Nilsson, L. (2018). Poster presentation RDP 5008, poster session #5, April 20th, 12.30 – 2.30. Link to poster

Nordic Rett Syndrome conference, April 19-20, 2018, Stockholm, Sweden

Strategies that enable learning
Nilsson, L. (2018). Topic Communication/Education, Keynote presentation, 45 min, 20th of April.

Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA), Feb 1-3, 2018, Orlando, FL, U.S.A.

Teaching access for AAC: Assess and progress!
Clarke, C., Wilds, S., & Nilsson, L. (2018).  Educational session, Feb 1st, 2.20 – 3.20pm

American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) convention, Nov 8-11, 2017, Los Angeles, USA

Teaching access for AAC: an adaptation of the Assessment of Learning Powered mobility use (ALP)
Clarke, C., Wilds, S., & Nilsson, L. (2017). Educational session

Arbetsterapiforum, Maj 10-11, 2017, Malmö, Sverige

Systematisk översikt av instrument och metoder för bedömning och träning inför förskrivning av elrullstol
Nilsson, L., & Kamaraj, D. (2017). Oral presentation.
Sambanden mellan lärandeprocess och implementering av en ny arbetsmetod för bedömning och övning i elrullstol
Nilsson, L., & Durkin, J. (2017). Oral presentation.

ACRM, 93rd annual conference, Nov 2-4, 2016, Chicago, U.S.A.

A comprehensive review of adult and child powered mobility driving assessment and training intervention
Kamaraj, D., Nilsson, L., Dicianno, BE., Minkoff, A., & Cooper, R. (2016). Symposium, 1 hour.

Kinderspital, Project group, June 30 – July 1, 2015, St Gallen, Switzerland

Driving to Learn in Tiro and using the ALP for assessment of progress
Nilsson, L. (2015). 2-day Clinical workshop (2015).

CDR rounds – eLearn, Sunny Hill, October 9th, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The Assessment of Learning Powered (ALP) mobility use scale – a new tool for evaluating power wheelchair use and tracking progress over time
Nilsson, L., (2014). Video broadcasted presentation.
eLearn – PDF and audio files

Hjultorget, Endagskonferens Mötesplats hjälpmedel, May 20, 2014, Kista, Stockholm, Sweden.

Köra för att Lära en övning som stimulerar.
Nilsson, L. (2014). Oral presentation, invited.

25th European Academy of Childhood Disability congress, October 10-12,2013, Newcastle-Gateshead, U.K.

Using powered mobility to reveal hidden potential in children with severe disabilities.
Nilsson, L. (2013). Oral presentation, invited.

Alyn Hospital, June 9th, 2013, Jerusalem, Israel.

Driving to Learn™ using C300 Tiro – the learning tool.
Nilsson, L. (2013). Clinical workshop, full day

Neuroplasticity and cognitive modifiability. June 2rd – 5th, 2013, Jerusalem, Israel.

A new approach using old technology.
Nilsson, L. (2013). Oral presentation.

Effects of Driving to Learn™.
Nilsson, L. (2013). Poster presentation.

ICNR International Conference on Neorological Rehabilitation, November 14-16, 2012, Toledo, Spain.

Driving to Learn™ in a powered wheelchair: Cognitive outcomes for children and adults with neurological disorders. Nilsson, L. (2012). Oral presentation.

Kvalitetsdagar för svensk barn- och ungdomshabilitering, 31 maj – 1 juni, 2012, Umeå, Sweden

Köra för att Lära™ i elrullstol: att öka medvetandet om verktygsanvändning.
Nilsson, L. (2012). Oral presentation and poster

9th COTEC Congress of Occupational Therapy, May 24, 2012, Stockholm, Sweden

Effects of using Driving to Learn in rehabilitation of stroke patients.
Nilsson, L. (2012). (Oral Th103:1)

The Assessment of Learning Powered mobility use: development and testing by using video data.
Nilsson, L., & Durkin, J. (2012).  (Oral Th125:1)

Effects of using Driving to Learn to stimulate activity in old people living in nursing or residential homes.
Nilsson, L. (2012). (programme No. ThPS501:89).

NSS Nordic Seating Symposium, May 23, Kista, 2012, Stockholm, Sweden.

Powered mobility practice: A gate to tool use learning.
Nilsson, L. (2012). Oral presentation.

ESS European Seating Symposium, November 7-9, 2011, Dublin, Ireland

Powered mobility for people with cognitive disabilities.
Nilsson L. (2011). (pre-symposium workshop, full day).

Chedoke Grand Rounds, McMaster Children’s Hospital, June 13, 2011, Hamilton, Canada.

Learning tool use in a powered wheelchair – children with cognitive disabilities compared to typically developing infants.
Nilsson, L. (2011). (one hour oral presentation).

CANWHEEL, Think Tank, Power Mobility Workshop, June 9-10, 2011, Toronto, Canada.

Driving to Learn in a powered wheelchair – a method for people with cognitive disabilities.
Nilsson, L. (2011). (35 min oral presentation).

Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging & Technology, June 5-8, 2011, Toronto, Canada

Clinical experiences with enabling power wheelchair use with people with cognitive disabilities: Successes and challenges.
Wang, R., & Nilsson, L. (2011). FICCDAT: RESNA/ICTA3 (Workshop ID)

Enabling Power Mobility Across the Lifespan: People with Cognitive Disabilities.
Nilsson, L., Wang, R. (2011). FICCDAT: RESNA/ICTA3 (Workshop ID:68702)

Driving to Learn™ in C300TIRO – the learning tool: powered mobility for all.
Nilsson, L., & Meyer, A. (2011). FICCDAT: RESNA/ICTA3 (Workshop ID:68703)

Universal design of a powered wheelchair for people with cognitive disabilities.
Nilsson, L. (2011). FICCDAT:RESNA/ICTA3 (Platform presentation ID:69562)

Opportunity for meaningful occupation through powered mobility in old age.
Nilsson, L., & Wang, R. (2011). FICCDAT: GOWD (Platform presentation ID:69683)

Chailey Heritage Clinical Services, April 12-13, 2011, East Sussex, England.

ALP – Assessment of Learning Powered mobility use.
Durkin, J., & Nilsson, L. (2011). (two seminar groups, different levels)

AT- Forum, April 6-8, 2011, Göteborg, Sweden.

Köra för att Lära. Att öka medvetandet om verktygsanvändning – en grundad teori om lyft över platåer.
Nilsson, L. (2011). Poster presentation.

ESS Limerick study day, April 1, 2011, Limerick, Ireland

Driving to Learn – A Training Method for Children, Adolescents and Adults with Profound to Mild Degrees of Cognitive Disabilities. 
Nilsson, L. (2011). (two hour presentation).

CRC Central Remedial Clinic, March 31, 2011, Dublin, Ireland.

Driving to Learn™ using C300Tiro – the learning tool.
Nilsson, L. (2011). Clinical workshop

The 1st International Conference on Applied Bionics and Biomechanics. Oktober 14-16, 2010, Venedig, Italien

Driving to Learn™ with a Responsive Partner.
Nilsson, L. (teamleader), Durkin, J., Svensson, E.Z., & Svensson, E.L. (2010). Workshop (workshop W3, Thursday 14th October).

The 4th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Posture and Wheeled Mobility, Juni 7-9, 2010, Glasgow, Skottland

Modification and expansion of an assessment tool for powered mobility use.
Durkin, J., & Nilsson, L. (2010). (Free Paper AWS3), muntlig presentation.

Power wheelchairs for paediatric users.
Durkin, J. (teamleader), Harris, A., Livingstone, R., Nilsson, L., & Paleg, G. (2010). Workshop (Best Practice guidelines BPGM2).

Empowering children and adults with cognitive disabilities to learn skills for powered mobility: principles, evidence and recommendations.
Wang, R. (teamleader), Durkin, J., Nilsson, L., & Nisbet, P. (2010). Workshop  (Best Practice guidelines BPGW10).

The 15th Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Maj 4-7, 2010, Santiago, Chile.

Driving to Learn™ an intervention for people with profound cognitive disabilities.
Nilsson, L. (2010). (Poster 0485, 5th of May), poster presentation.

The 37th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, Juli 5-7, 2005 Stockholm.

The discovery of a theory of de-plateauing. How to use video-recordings to collect data during studies with people not able to speak or to use alternative communication.
Nilsson, L. (2005). (Grounded theory methodology, Session B: Health care, Thursday July 7), muntlig presentation.

The 13th Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Juni 2002 Stockholm.

Walking individuals training in powered wheelchair.
Nilsson, L. & Nyberg, P. (2002). (program number WeSe29:4), muntlig presentation.

Experimental forward operation with joystick in right or mid-line position.
Nilsson, L. & Hirschfeld, H.   (program number THPoA:24), poster presentation.

The 12th Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Maj-Juni 1998 Montreal, Kanada.

Training two preschool children with multihandicaps to operate a powered wheelchair.
Nilsson, L. & Nyberg, P. (1998). (abstract 544), muntlig presentation.

Training in powered wheelchair, benefits for individuals at an early developmental level.
Nilsson, L. & Nyberg, P. (1998). (abstract 543), poster presentation.