Category Archives: Postural care

Our 2018 OT student cohort shares stories

Please enjoy this post from our students, accompanied by photos of them working with our professional team members! Hola from Lima! We’re the ten occupational therapy students from St. Catherine University who are partnering with Eleanore’s Project this week. Today … Continue reading

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Posture, wheelchairs and AAC

We worked with kids today – a challenging and rewarding time but a long day. After a parent group session led by a psychologist, families were asked to demonstrate how they position their children for sleeping at night. They had … Continue reading

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Climbing Mountains in Lima

Hiking is fun, but the climbing we did today was entirely different as we made home visits to see Yancana Huasy families. And what if the hiking involved carrying a child on your back not just for fun, but because … Continue reading

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Meeting Jesús

On Friday Sammie and I met Jesús, who is 22 years old. We were supposed to visit him the day before, but roads were closed because of flooding. On the way to his house we witnessed the Rimac River raging, … Continue reading

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Lucia, postural care and her first wheelchair

Last Friday Sammie and I had the pleasure of visiting 4 year old Lucia in her home. Lucia and Roxana, her mother, sat in the front row at the Yancana Huasy conference last week. The very next day we were met … Continue reading

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