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July
23,
2015
The summer 2015 edition of Shepherd Center Magazine is dedicated to celebrating Shepherd Center's 40th anniversary, which occurs on Aug. 18, 2015. The magazine is available for download as a PDF file, or readers can learn more by clicking the lin...
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July
21,
2015
Shepherd Center ranked No. 9 in a 2015-16 list of the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation in a U.S. News & World Report survey released July 21. The rankings are published online at www.usnews.com/best-hospitals and will appear in the U...
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July
16,
2015
Boca Raton Regional Hospital and Shepherd Center announced today a new partnership aimed at attaining the best possible outcomes for people in the South Florida area who have complex neurological conditions. The partnership is a new research-based...
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July
15,
2015
Julius Caesar once said, “Experience is the teacher of all things.” This old adage holds true when it comes to adjusting to and learning how to live with a spinal cord injury (SCI). And it seems learning from and being coached by a peer &...
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July
24,
2015
July 26th will mark the 25th anniversary of the historic Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As we celebrate, we take a look in photos of Shepherd Center patients who have experienced a more accessible community thanks, in large part, to the ADA. ...
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July
22,
2015
In 1975, David F. Apple Jr., M.D., the medical director of the newly opened Shepherd Spinal Center, asked friends to make a contribution to the hospital if he completed the Peachtree Road Race. He did finish the race, and a friend named George Joh...
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July
20,
2015
The moment the wave caught James Shepherd and flung him to the ocean floor changed everything. The drop was sudden and deep – about three feet. His head tucked under, colliding hard with the sand below. He thought:  I’ll spring of...
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July
13,
2015
While its location is not a true secret, the entrance to Shepherd Center’s Secret Garden is tucked away in the corner of the recreation therapy room in the original Shepherd Building. Once outside, visitors, patients and staff members can enjoy...
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July
27,
2015
With the summer break drawing to a close, it is time to pack book bags, finish summer reading and, for students with disabilities, ensure that your school is prepared to meet your needs this year. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (I...
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July
17,
2015
While Shepherd Center encourages people with spinal cord injury (SCI) to pursue an active lifestyle, including participation in sports and leisure activities, clinicians advise patients to remember to consider safety issues while having fun. Follow t...
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June
05,
2015
Summer brings lots of fun and outdoor activities, but it is also a season that often yields a spike in brain and spinal cord injuries. To avoid these injuries, please follow these safety tips. Always enter the water feet first. This includes al...
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