Keith Sofka, is a certified through the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) as an Assistive Technology Provider (A.T.P.). His primary focus is in developing unique and often one-of-a-kind access solutions for individuals. Over the past 20 years, he has designed and implemented hundreds of housing, school and workplace and modifications.
Workplace modifications have been provided for a wide range of jobs -- from steelworkers to pig farmers to university professors. To assure successful return to work, Mr. Sofka has also developed strategies to overcome housing and place of employment access obstacles as well as transportation difficulties. School modifications have ranged from development of facility access needs for a school district, specific access needs for a particular student and the implementation of an accessible computing lab at a University. He also provides services, as an ADA consultant, to hospitals seeking to meet accreditation access standards and businesses and Universities seeking to comply with requirements of Title II. He works closely with hospitals to assist with home access modifications and development of environmental control systems as a part of the discharge planning process.
As a member of Caragonne and Associates, Inc. he frequently provides recommendations -- as a part of the life care planning process -- for individuals with catastrophic injuries. He develops Assistive Technology recommendations on a consulting basis with other life care planners to supplement their capabilities and to assure a comprehensive planning process. In a significant number of cases he works with individuals post-litigation to implement Assistive Technology recommendations. He has served as a peer reviewer for the Rehabilitation Services Administration and has also provided testimony related to reasonable access and the Americans with Disabilities Act.