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What is important to look for in a rehab program for children with spinal cord injury?

What is important to look for in a rehab program for children with spinal cord injury?

Dawn Sheaffer, MSW

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

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I think we would encourage families to look at whether or not this is a person who has pediatric experience, whether they have the pediatric equipment that will meet the child’s needs. In some settings or communities there aren’t resources that h... Show More

I think we would encourage families to look at whether or not this is a person who has pediatric experience, whether they have the pediatric equipment that will meet the child’s needs. In some settings or communities there aren’t resources that have significant experience, but the program is open to learning and to seeking out information and partnering with the referring therapist.

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What is important to look for in a rehab program for children with spinal cord injury?

Dawn Sheaffer, MSW

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

More Videos by Dawn Sheaffer
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I think we would encourage families to look at whether or not this is a person who has pediatric experience, whether they have the pediatric equipment that will meet the child’s needs. In some settings or communities there aren’t resources that have significant experience, but the program is open to learning and to seeking out information and partnering with the referring therapist.

What is important to look for in a rehab program for children with spinal cord injury?
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