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Old 02-06-2005, 12:39 AM
Robert Bloom Robert Bloom is offline
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My daughter is 24.* She has a tracheostomy and*a gastrostomy, and her wheelchair provides the full body support she needs.* She requires ventilation at night - with a night nurse -*and a lot of suctioning by day, *but she goes to jr college accompanied by a lady who drives her, suctions her and takes notes for her.* There are few people with spina bifida as impaired as she.* Any ideas for social networking, volunteer activities she could do or anything at all to diminish her social isolation? We're just north of Chicago.

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Old 02-07-2005, 10:34 PM
Jill Cadarette Jill Cadarette is offline
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I used to work with some individuals who were quite severly limited in the activities they could pursue.* However, some bright soul noticed there was a bird feeding program at one of our local parks.* Connections were made with the organizers of this program to allow these folks to feed the birds.* It was a gorgeous park and a great place to spend an hour or so feeding and watching the birds.* They enjoyed it immensely and as far as I know, are still doing it.
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Old 10-09-2009, 06:57 PM
Linda_Kl Linda_Kl is offline
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Were thinking of going to Belgium in Feb and have booked for Florida for the summer. Any ideas for things to do in Florida, other than the theme parks?
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Old 09-18-2013, 06:01 PM
juniornoah juniornoah is offline
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I know that some animal shelters would appreciate anyone coming in and spending recreational time with the dogs and cats who are cooped up in cages all day. That would make a difference in your child's life as well as the lives of the animals. I also recommend using public parks. The bird feeding program mentioned above is a fantastic idea.
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