Accessibility in Public Spaces and Wheelchair Etiquette
Peer Support Manager Pete Anziano speaks to Shepherd Center Radio in a new podcast.
Download the podcast as an audio file above, or access it at shepherd.org/radio.
Shepherd Center’s Peer Support Program connects recently injured individuals with others with a similar injury level, age and lifestyle to encourage greater independence, serve as support and share coping skills. In this podcast, Pete describes the role of the Peer Support Program in the rehabilitation process.
Pete also discusses navigating accessibility in new environments, preconceptions about individuals with disabilities and wheelchair etiquette Dos and Don’ts.
Shepherd Center provides world-class clinical care, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, traumatic amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. An elite center recognized as both Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top hospitals for rehabilitation. Shepherd Center treats thousands of patients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.