Mission Trips

September 2014 – Montego Bay, Jamaica

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A team of five therapists visited three orphanages for the first time. Therapy staff at these orphanages had participated in training during the March missions in Kingston, but had not had the opportunity to have a Therapy Missions team at their home. The team worked with the caregivers and therapy staff to redesign the spaces […]

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June 2014 – Danli, Honduras

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For our fifth mission to the town of Danli, Honduras, a team of 8 therapists and one nurse continued their work at the community clinic, working side by side with the local staff as they treated children and adults with a wide variety of disabilities. A team also worked at a school for children with […]

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March 2014 – Kingston, Jamaica

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Therapy Missions continued its mission to Jamaica with a team of 20 occupational and physical therapist spending a week at 4 of the Mustard Seed Orphanages in Jamaica. The teams partnered with the therapy staff and developed ways to engage the residents in meaningful activities during the week. Ideas for structured individual and group activities […]

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December 2013 – Juarez, Mexico

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After a 5-year hold on our mission to Juarez, during which time a Therapy Missions occupational therapist from El Paso continued to provide treatment and consultation, Therapy Missions was able to travel back to Fundacion Integra. With a team of three therapists and four occupational therapy students, acting as interpreters, work continued in the clinic, […]

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June 2013 – Sanmenxia, China

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For the third mission trip to the Welfare Center in Sanmenxia, China, six Therapy Missions’ therapists spent one week teaching and training the therapy staff and caregivers from the orphanage and other orphanages and hospitals that care for infants and children with disabilities. Teaching sessions were held each morning on topics that included understanding autism, […]

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May 2013 – Danli, Honduras

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Six occupational therapists spent one week in Danli working at the community clinic that serves both children and adults with a variety of disabilities. Working side by side with the clinic therapy staff the Therapy Missions team saw approximately 110 patients during the week. In-services and workshops were held on topics including splinting, transfers and […]

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March 2013 – Kingston, Jamaica

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Therapy Missions returned to Jamaica with 16 occupational and physical therapists to work at 6 Mustard Seed Orphanages throughout the country. Teams of therapists spent the week at each orphanage working side by side with the therapy staff and caregivers. The emphasis for this mission was on the establishment of daily individual and group activities […]

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June 2012 – Kingston, Jamaica

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At the invitation of the non-profit, Mustard Seed Community, three therapists traveled to Kingston, Jamaica to begin a partnership that would send Therapy Missions teams back to Jamaica to work at a group of orphanages for children, teens and adults with disabilities. We visited 4 orphanages and accessed the needs of each site. We held […]

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March 2012 – Danli, Honduras

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Our third mission to Honduras brought us back to the Del Centro De Rehabilitation Municipal Clinic. Occupational and Physical Therapy treatments techniques were shared with the Honduran clinic staff in the morning as we worked side by side. Workshops on specific therapy topics were held at the lunch break. In the afternoon the clinic staff […]

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January 2012 – Kingston, Jamaica

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With 14 therapists Therapy Missions traveled back to Kingston, Jamaica to work at 4 orphanages, serving over 300 children, teens and adults with disabilities. We worked on projects such as wheelchair repair and adaptations and building a sensory room. We also held workshops on understanding and managing autism and proper positioning for children with cerebral […]

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