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October
11,
2017
So much has improved over the past few decades for Americans with disabilities. In general, the public has become more aware that people with disabilities deserve equal opportunities in society and workplaces. Sidewalks, buildings, even houses have
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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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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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September
08,
2017
With Hurricane Irma projected to hit metro Atlanta on Monday afternoon, Sept. 11, as a tropical storm with winds of 40 to 50 miles an hour, Shepherd Center is closing its outpatient programs and taking other steps to prepare for the storm, said
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September
07,
2017
Shepherd Center was recognized as the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s #2 Best Place to Work in the extra-large company (500-plus employees) category at the publication’s annual awards ceremony on Sept. 6 in Atlanta. The Atlanta Business
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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
28,
2017
The summer 2017 issue of Shepherd Center's quarterly magazine is now available for download as a PDF file here. Subscribers to the print version will receive copies via postal mail in the coming days. Shepherd Center’s
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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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August
14,
2017
A redesigned version of the Shepherd Pathways website has launched at shepherdpathways.org/. Shepherd Pathways is a comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation program for people recovering from brain injury. It is a program of Shepherd Center,
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