A Great Opportunity for Therapists
As a physical therapist working in pediatrics for most of my career, I have always loved Rifton equipment. There’s a certain excitement in how the right device can transform a child’s life. As part of this passion, I began to collect used equipment and wheelchairs to donate them to organizations that provide them to children and adults who cannot afford them.
Before long, I found myself...
Now that's NEAT!
Beyond Used Disability Equipment
Having lived in England for six of the past 10 years, I became familiar with Children’s Centers, “one-stop shops” for young children and their families offering services from daycare and parenting classes to therapy and medical counseling all under the same roof.
So it was a pleasant surprise to discover the NEAT (New England Assistive Technology) Center...
Today I have a special post for you. It is the story of a loved and special member of the Rifton community.
Duane was a beauty, even by baby standards. At three months though, the seizures set in – up to 15 a day – leaving him with brain damage. Duane never spoke a word, never took an independent step, and he needed an attendant every hour of his life.
He died this November 15. He was 31. Yet...