Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has created a training video, posters and brochures to help Iraqi citizens learn to properly use wheelchairs.
Magee was asked to create the training materials by Benjamin Kenion, a Captain in the U.S. Army who is in Iraq working with the Babil Provincial Reconstruction Team. Because of his experience as an occupational therapist at Magee, Kenion realized the need for such materials when working with the Babil Regional Rehabilitation Center, which treats 250 patients a day. Latter Day Saints (LDS) Philanthropies also agreed to send two thousand brand new wheelchairs to Kenion and his team.
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