Category Archives: Education
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
Complex Rehab Technology- Essential for health. Essential for life. from NCART on Vimeo.
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
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
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
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
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