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Magee Disability Resource Fair
Saturday May 17, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Magee Riverfront Health and Wellness Center
1500 South Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Admission is FREE

Light refreshments will be provided.

Join us for a variety of demonstrations, screenings, presentations and vendors on disability related products and services.

Exhibits

Magee Rehab Services and Programs
  • Legal Clinic for the Disabled
  • Vocational services
  • Young adult and Adolescent program
  • Art Therapy Program
  • PEER Mentors
  • Wellness Center
  • Gaspar Center/Concussion Clinic
  • UE Clinic
  • Wheel Chair sports

Medical Suppliers
  • ABC Medical (catheters, ostomy equipment, wound care supplies)
  • Coloplast (catheters)
  • Patterson Medical (adaptive equipment  suppliers)
  • Independence Prosthetics and Orthotics

Technology
  • Bioness (System for individuals with foot drop and/or hand paralysis)
  • Walkaide (Functional Electrical Stimulation device for individuals with foot drop)
  • Assistive Technology (electronic ADLs)
  • Frank Mobility Systems (power assist for manual chairs; E-motion; E-fix; Scalamobil)

Other
  • The Sierra Group (Vocational services)
  • Global Ability (Provides resources to persons with disabilities to become independent  and productive members of society)
  • HelpHOPELive (community fundraising for individuals with catastrophic injury or illness)
  • Bayada (Home Care)
  • Taliaferro Foundation (provides emotional, financial and educational support to student-athletes who suffer catastrophic head or spinal injuries in sanctioned team events)
  • Inglis House (will be selling Drink-Aides)
  • Freedom Alert  (Medical Alert System)

Presentations and Demonstrations

10:30-11:15 am - Travel 101 (How to plan your best vacation ever  when traveling with a disability)  Mark Chilutti ,CPRE, Assistant VP of Development /Magee Rehab

11:30-12:15 pm - Uniques Funding Options for Trauma Patients
Joseph L. Romano, Esquire

12:30-1:00 pm - EKSO demonstration
(exoskeleton intended for medically supervised use by individuals with various levels of paralysis or hemiparesis due to neurological conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injury or disease, traumatic brain injury and more)

1:00-1:30 pm
- Global Abilities (We believe that everyone has the capacity to be a significant force for positive change in the world. We inspire diverse audiences of all ages and abilities to become fully engaged in creating their futures, to create solutions to improve their communities, to be the change they want to see in the world.Ӕ)- AJ Nanayakkara (President of Global Abilities)

1:45-2:30 pm - Obtaining Equipment  with Medicare  
Dina Mastrogiovanni OTR/L, ATP and  Linda Lantieri, MPT, ATP-Magee

2:30-3:00 pm - Yoga with Fatima
Learn the health  benefits of yoga for folks of all ages and abilities

Demonstrations and Screenings
  • Power assist options for manual Wheel chairs
  • Abet Medical-Barrier Free Lifts
  • Osteoporosis screenings
  • Balance Screenings
  • Assistive Technology Station
  • Meet Joey, Magees facility dog

*Feel free to visit this site again as we may be adding additional exhibits.  Any questions please call 215 218 3932.