The ADA Legacy Tour, a traveling exhibit designed to raise public awareness and generate excitement regarding the approaching 25th anniversary of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA25), is set to kick off at Abilities Expo Houston on July 25.
Sam Schmidt, former Indy Racing League driver, recently visited the Project Walk Paralysis Recovery Center in Las Vegas, Nev, to spend some time on his recovery and also stopped off at the organization’s San Diego-based location to share his thoughts on the recovery process and to emphasize the message “don’t stop trying.”
In a news release issued by Seton Hall University, its School of Health and Medical Sciences (SHMS) highlights the establishment of the new Center for Interprofessional Education in Health Sciences (CIEHS) and the Institute for Advanced Study of Rehabilitation and Sports Science (IASRSS).
The Foundation for Physical Therapy’s (FPT) 35th Anniversary Gala, held during NEXT Conference and Exposition of the APTA, reportedly raised just under $50,000; exceeding its initial fundraising challenge of $35,000 in recognition of the organization’s anniversary.
In a study encompassing the use of fruit flies, scientists at VIB and KU Leuven say they have demonstrated that over-activity of the enzyme HDAC6 in the nerve ends aggravates symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee will move forward with markup of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, or Disability Treaty, July 22.
Kessler Foundation and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has announced that they will participate in “Walk to Victory over Paralysis,” a 24-hour fundraising and awareness event scheduled to run rom 9:00 am July 19 through 9:00 am July 20.
As an increasing number of patients aged 80 years and older undergo elective orthopaedic surgery, a new study indicates that these surgeries are generally safe, with mortality rates on the decline for total hip (THR) and total knee (TKR) replacement and spinal fusion surgeries.
An Adapted Wireless Computer Mouse Interface, built to serve as a conventional mouse or a standard capability switch for adapted items requiring switch access, is available through Rehabmart.com.
It’s hard not to break a sweat when an audit team comes to the door. Thanks to rock solid documentation at easy reach, however, PT Northwest kept its poise and delivered Medicare surveyors every piece of data they requested, and left them quietly impressed by a level of compliance practice rarely seen.