Patti Rogers, SW
Social Worker/Executive Director, Arkansas Spinal Cord Injury Commission, Little Rock
Patti Rogers served as the Executive Director of the Arkansas Spinal Cord Injury Commission (ASCC), a statewide service program for Arkansans with spinal cord disabilities, from 2013-2016. She began her tenure with the State of Arkansas in 1983, working with the Development Disabilities Services. She is an active member of the Arkansas Spinal Cord Foundation and the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals. She also has served on the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers Board of Directors.
Patti Roger’s video interview answers common questions about hospital discharge after spinal cord injury–how to make a good adjustment to life in a wheelchair, how to create a safe and accessible home, how to find, train and evaluate caregivers. She also explains how to find government programs that help alleviate financial strain, and what families need to know about continuing spinal cord injury rehabilitation programs after they leave the hospital.