Assistant Director of Independent Living Services
Linda Vogelman, Assistant Director of Independent Living Services at Societyâ€™s Assets has been with the agency for over twenty-three years. Linda is an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) through the Rehab Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America. Linda has been co-chair of the Accommodations SIG for the past three years, as well as a member of the Communication Technologies and Computer Access SIG. RESNA's Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are online member communities that promote information sharing, best practices, and referrals in a secure and confidential environment. Linda has the technical knowledge necessary to help identify and resolve common barriers through the use of technology and modifications that often prevent people from living safely, comfortably and independently in their homes. Her certification as an Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) is in the unique needs of the older adult population, aging in place home modifications, remodeling projects, and solutions to common barriers. Her years of experience in working for an Independent Living Center have prepared her for all aspects of empowering people with cognitive, sensory, and/or physical disabilities to reach their highest potential at home, school, work and play through the addition of appropriate assistive technologies and other strategies to their lives.