Speech therapy sign
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Lynne Adkins
June 08, 2020 - 2:20 pm
A university in Elkins Park has received a grant to help patients with Parkinson’s disease get the therapy needed to keep their communication skills intact. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 05, 2020 - 1:42 pm
As Philadelphia and the rest of southeastern Pennsylvania enter the “yellow” phase, in accordance with the governor's reopening plan, more people are feeling anxious about returning to life with loosened restrictions. Read more here.
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Chelsea's Charity
Cherri Gregg
June 01, 2020 - 11:19 am
Chelsea Phaire, 10, and her family in Connecticut send packages of art supplies to kids across the country — including Philadelphia — in shelters, foster care or hospitals, using art as a form of therapy. She has mailed about 1,500 kits during the coronavirus pandemic alone. Read more here.
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 17, 2020 - 3:12 pm
A mental health provider has started an online support group to help parents deal with the many challenges brought on by the pandemic. Read more here.
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Justin Udo
May 11, 2020 - 2:32 pm
While many Americans are in self-isolation until further notice, some have picked up an obsessive homebound habit: online shopping. But if you’re not careful, the impulse can quickly evolve into an addictive habit. Read more here.
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Therapy dog
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John McDevitt
May 01, 2020 - 12:38 pm
Therapy dog Jackson is still able to meet with people and provide some comfort during the coronavirus pandemic — just virtually. Read more here.
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Overworked nurse
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Hadas Kuznits
April 29, 2020 - 12:05 pm
Front-line workers in the fight against coronavirus are invited to utilize free therapy services, courtesy of the Philadelphia-based Council for Relationships. Read more here.
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Nurses clean their hands with disinfectant after a patient was screened for COVID-19.
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Shara Dae Howard
March 23, 2020 - 6:30 pm
Health care providers say they are fighting the war on COVID-19 with not enough equipment or protection, so they’ve turned to the public for help. Read more here.
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Service dog
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Carol MacKenzie
November 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
Paws and Affection, a Narberth-based nonprofit, trains service dogs to empower kids who have disabilities. Trainers spend two years teaching the dogs and getting them ready for placement, like 5-year-old Lab-poodle mix Kelly, who has been helping students at AIM Academy in Conshohocken for the past...
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Family enjoys Thanksgiving dinner
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Hadas Kuznits
November 28, 2019 - 5:00 am
Thanksgiving is a time for many families to get together, but how do you navigate the meal when your family members have different political views than you? Read more here.
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