CCU Alert! 39th Annual Interdisciplinary SCI Blended Course

Who: PTs. PTAs, OTRs, COTAs, MDs What: 39th Annual Interdisciplinary SCI Blended Course When: June 2-4, 2016, either 2 or 3 days of course + 4-5 hours of pre-course work on your own time Where: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago 345 E. Superior Street – 16th Floor Chicago, Illinois 60611 Why: Objectives:¬†Upon completion of this course, … Continue reading CCU Alert! 39th Annual Interdisciplinary SCI Blended Course

Public Restrooms

My social media pages have been blowing up the last few days about the transgender public bathroom issue. That particular topic has no bearing here, but I would like to visit another tangential topic:the accessible public restroom. Or rather “accessible.” I would not call the majority of public restrooms truly accessible to people with disabilities. … Continue reading Public Restrooms

How to read and understand a scientific paper: a guide for non-scientists

Originally posted on Violent metaphors:
Update (8/30/14): I’ve written a shorter version of this guide for teachers to hand out to their classes. If you’d like a PDF, shoot me an email: jenniferraff (at) utexas (dot) edu. Last week’s post (The truth about vaccinations: Your physician knows more than the University of Google) sparked a… Continue reading How to read and understand a scientific paper: a guide for non-scientists

Multiple Generations, 1 Home

Multigenerational Homes That Fit Just Right as originally seen in The New York Times I would imagine the case managers at our hospital suggest our elderly patients move in with younger family members–whether kids, grandkids, nieces or nephews– with almost every patient we have come through the doors over age 65-70. Many of these arrangements … Continue reading Multiple Generations, 1 Home