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Michelle – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?

Michelle – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?

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I think the hardest part was really learning that the world is not as accessible as we would like to think, even in my own home that I was going to. Just being frustrated about not being able to run down the stairs really fast or go to the store, I r... Show More

I think the hardest part was really learning that the world is not as accessible as we would like to think, even in my own home that I was going to. Just being frustrated about not being able to run down the stairs really fast or go to the store, I really didn’t want to face that. Here at Schwab it was like everything was right here that I needed, I didn’t have to think about stores or stairs. So that was what was kind of the scariest thing, and frustrating to go home, and everything wasn’t just how I needed it to be.

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Michelle – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?

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Injured in 2002 at age 21, quadriplegic
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I think the hardest part was really learning that the world is not as accessible as we would like to think, even in my own home that I was going to. Just being frustrated about not being able to run down the stairs really fast or go to the store, I really didn’t want to face that. Here at Schwab it was like everything was right here that I needed, I didn’t have to think about stores or stairs. So that was what was kind of the scariest thing, and frustrating to go home, and everything wasn’t just how I needed it to be.

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