Tamara Kittelson-Aldred, MS, OTR/L, ATP/SMS

Tamara Kittelson-Aldred Tamara Kittelson-Aldred has been an occupational therapist for more than 40 years, and is a RESNA certified ATP/SMS. Utilizing a 24 hour postural care approach in her practice for years, in 2012 she earned certificates in advanced postural care through the Open College Network West Midlands in England. Tamara has written and presented on the topics of seating, positioning and 24 hour posture care management in the United States, Jordan, Peru and Colombia. She is Posture 24/7 Project Director for the Montana Postural Care Project, funded by the Montana Council on Developmental Disabilities, and Director of Eleanore’s Project, promoting posture care management and responsible wheelchair provision in Peru. Tamara has worked with children and adults with neurodisabilities in Montana since 1983, based out of Missoula. She credits her youngest daughter Eleanore, who was born with complex needs, as her best teacher.

News Seating and Wheeled Mobility July 03, 2018 by Tamara Kittelson Aldred
If you are involved with wheelchair evaluations and recommendations for your clients – whether experienced or new on the block – this comprehensive and readable book is for you. Michelle Lange and Jean Minkel are well-known clinicians in the seating and wheeled mobility world. They gathered respected contributors with wide-ranging expertise for this well-rounded, thoroughly referenced volume...
PT/OT Talking About Posture Care & Disability March 22, 2016 by Tamara Kittelson Aldred
Using 24-Hour Postural Care to Combat the Twin Foes of Gravity and Time The word “posture” often conjures memories of being told to “sit up straight” as a kid – but that is not what we are talking about here. Postures that are used persistently as a habit will have a huge impact on the lives of people with motor disabilities – and not for the best! While most of us...