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Family Life After a Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury

Interview with Dawn Sheaffer, MSW (12 Q&A videos)

 

Social Worker/Director of Social Services, Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia

 

Dawn Sheaffer, is a social worker who specializes in helping children with a spinal cord injury return to a healthy family life after they come home from the hospital and as they grow older.

 

Sheaffer’s video interview explores when a child is ready to leave the hospital after SCI, how to form a hospital discharge plan, how to help a child adjust to a wheelchair. Other topics include developing a caregiving plan for children, and setting up a rehab program for a child growing up with SCI.

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Social Worker/Director of Social Services, Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia

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