Category Archives: Education

At the Carousel with Eleanore’s Project

Last night was our first time hosting an awareness and funds raising event in the summer at A Carousel for Missoula. The concept seemed great – presumably nice weather, with lots of folks attending Downtown Tonight, a community event with … Continue reading

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Workshop at the National Institute for Child Health

Today was our educational workshop at the National Institute for Child Health in Lima, a joint effort with Eleanore’s Project and Yancana Huasy. This was our first time working with this institution, and it was great fun! This government hospital … Continue reading

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Why complex rehab technology matters

Complex Rehab Technology- Essential for health. Essential for life. from NCART on Vimeo.

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Chris Ventura’s thoughts on the First International Symposium on Seating and Posture

Chris Ventura is an occupational therapist at Yancana Huasy, our partner organization in Lima. Eleanore’s Project sponsored her attendance at the First International Symposium on Seating and Posture in Buenos Aires, Argentina in August 2011. She shared the following perspectives … Continue reading

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Spanish versions of two articles now available

Thanks to generous friends who volunteered their time and effort, Eleanore’s Project now offers two of our articles, “Postural Care Around the Clock” and “Are All Wheelchairs Created Equal?”, in Spanish. Check out this post and share them with anyone … Continue reading

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Dos artículos educativos están disponibles ahora en español

Ahora, hay dos artículos educativos disponibles en español. “Cuidado postural alrededor del reloj” ¿Es posible ayudar a controlar o aún revertir contracturas, mejorar el sueño, aliviar el dolor, facilitar el posicionamiento en la silla de ruedas, disminuir los comportamientos de … Continue reading

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Are all wheelchairs created equal?

Not all wheelchairs are created equal, and different people need different kinds of wheelchairs. Recognizing this, Eleanore’s Project strives to fit each child with the most appropriate type of wheelchair, rather than assuming that one type will suit all needs. … Continue reading

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Postural Care Around the Clock

Is it possible to help control or even reverse contractures, improve sleep patterns, relieve pain, ease wheelchair positioning, decrease self-abusive behaviors and simplify activities of daily living like dressing and hygiene without medications or surgery? Anecdotal evidence from my practice … Continue reading

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What is AAC?

In the Fall 2008 issue of The Expedition Journal, we referred to something called “AAC” a few times. Some may wonder exactly what we are talking about and how it fits with the mission and vision of Eleanore’s Project. The … Continue reading

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