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October
09,
2017
Shepherd Center is collaborating with Microsoft to collect user feedback on the accessibility and usability of its products and services from people with disabilities. The Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) now connects Shepherd
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October
02,
2017
A regenerative medicine clinical trial, which includes some Shepherd Center patients, reports that 67 percent of a second group of study participants with spinal cord injury have recovered two or more motor levels on at least one side during a
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September
28,
2017
Researchers studying methods of exercise delivery and their effects on people living with multiple sclerosis have been awarded $5.7 million in funding by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Collaborating on the research are
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September
25,
2017
L.A. Dodgers teammates Kyle Farmer and Alex Wood have teamed up with Athletes Brand on a limited-edition T-shirt to honor former Shepherd Center patient Chance Veazey, a mutual friend and teammate when they played baseball at the University of
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September
13,
2017
Donald Peck Leslie, M.D., has a list of career accomplishments that is extraordinary. He’s served as Shepherd Center’s medical director for the past 13 years, before which he served for 10 years as associate medical director and
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August
29,
2017
It’s something most of us take for granted – the ability to walk into a restaurant, interact with a cashier, place an order and maneuver around a crowded environment to find a seat. But for people recovering from a traumatic brain
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August
22,
2017
Migraines, hearing loss and a popping jaw were Rojean Sanders’ obvious reminders of the M-16 rifle butt that fractured her eye, skull and jaw during a U.S. Army training exercise gone wrong. Those symptoms alone, however, weren’t why
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August
15,
2017
Caleb Faulkner, 33, works a job that takes him to shipyards on the Chesapeake-Norfolk-Virginia Beach coastline. As a field engineer for Scientific Research Corporation, Caleb works on intricate, classified systems for ships going out to sea. He was
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July
06,
2017
By Edelle Field-Fote, PT, Ph.D., FAPTA Director of SCI Research and Co-Project Director, Shepherd Center SCIMS Program The year 1970 seems like a lifetime ago. Richard Nixon was president, and the United States was still embroiled in
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May
28,
2017
It’s a tragic situation when 22 U.S. veterans take their own lives every day. That’s a needless loss of more than 8,000 service men and women a year. I’ve lost brothers in combat and have witnessed the sad plight of many when
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May
13,
2017
My son, Matthew Pollard, was admitted to Shepherd Center on March 26, 2005 due to injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was only 16 years old at the time, and looking forward to anything less than a hardship was virtually
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After son's "near death" accident, mom's on mission to change dorm policy
At the age of 20, Clark Jacobs had to fight to learn how to walk and talk again.
12
Sep
2017
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Freak accident inspires new rules over college bed rails
For the first time this semester, the University System of Georgia is requiring campuses statewide to offer bed safety rails for students for free.
09
Aug
2017
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