SSEEO and North Central College have worked in tandem as part of a new program to provide free occupational therapy to stroke survivors. The program has been very successful and will resume in Fall 2022 and Spring 2023.
Watch the WGN News story: https://wgntv.com/news/north-central-college-nonprofit-offers-free-therapy-to-stroke-survivors/
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital (LFH) and SSEEO had a poster presentation at the 2022 International Stroke Conference. The poster shared the background, methods and results of the telephone-based peer support program Stroke Survivor 2 Survivor (SS2S) which aims to encourage, support, network and provide resources to stroke survivors post discharge.
Starting Line & Chicago Skyline
Brónagh with her Medal
Brónagh interviews SSEEO President Randy Crabtree
SSEEO is collaborating with North Central College in Naperville, IL on a pilot project.
We are recruiting stroke survivors (12 for each semester) who are in need of
additional Occupational Therapy but are unable to get therapy based
on insurance, therapy caps, transportations, etc.
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SSEEO young stroke presents to EMT’s at the IEMTA conference in Springfield.
The first responders were so impressed by the young stroke survivor's honesty while sharing
their stories and their passion to get the message out about stroke.
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