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Kennedy Krieger Outpatient Center

801 North Broadway

Baltimore, MD 21205

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Join the therapists, physicians, and scientists from the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI) at the Champions of Hope reception to be held in conjunction with Working 2 Walk 2011. Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Become familiar with activity-based restorative therapies (ABRT), a treatment approach that holds promise for functional recovery for individuals living with spinal cord injury
  • Speak with experts in the field of spinal cord injury and recovery
  • View demonstrations of state-of-the-art therapeutic activities, including:
    • Locomotor gait training
    • Functional electrical stimulation (FES)
    • Robotic motor training
    • Sensory stimulation
    • Virtual sailing
  • See poster presentations on the latest research
  • Socialize with colleagues, friends and family
  • Enjoy food and drinks in the Kennedy Krieger Outpatient Center

Additionally, attendees will be able to view the Institute's Aquatic Therapy Program, which utilizes multiple pools with a range of warm temperatures and therapeutic treatment options and features, including:

  • Built-in treadmills for retraining and observing gait patterns
  • Video systems for monitoring therapy activities
  • Multiple jets used for resistance
  • Floors that operate on lifts to allow barrier-free entry and exit for easy access by patients in wheelchairs

Complimentary valet or self parking is available in the Outpatient Center garage.

Transportation will be available from the Hilton Hotel for a limited number of persons on a first come, first serve basis. Requests for transportation must be made by the close of business on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. To make a transportation request, please contact Valencia Hazelwood at hazelwood@kennedykrieger.org.

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801 North Broadway

Baltimore, MD 21205

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