Mission Trips

September 2011 – Sanmenxia, China

By EJD Web Admin / September 1, 2011 / Comments Off on September 2011 – Sanmenxia, China

The orphanage had grown to house over 100 children with disabilities. We found that many of our recommendations from our first visit had been implemented and many of the children were thriving. During this second mission we continued to train the caregivers and therapy staff on techniques to maximize the potential of each child. Workshops […]

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March 2011 – Danli, Honduras

By EJD Web Admin / March 1, 2011 / Comments Off on March 2011 – Danli, Honduras

Five therapists journeyed back to Central America for a week, continuing our work at the Del Centro De Rehabilitation Municipal Clinic. During the morning, we worked alongside the Honduran staff, treating patients and introducing new therapeutic techniques. There were scheduled daily workshops on positioning, rehabilitation techniques and building adaptive equipment and sensory toys. Afternoons were […]

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June 2010 – Sanmenxia, China

By EJD Web Admin / June 1, 2010 / Comments Off on June 2010 – Sanmenxia, China

Our therapy team headed for this new global location, to assess the therapeutic needs at an orphanage with 80 children with disabilities. The local care-giving employees were taught (with the help of translators, of course!) basic occupational and physical therapy techniques, sensory play, positioning and feeding methods. We provided workshops and training on activities of […]

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March 2010 – Danli, Honduras

By EJD Web Admin / March 1, 2010 / Comments Off on March 2010 – Danli, Honduras

For Therapy Missions’ second international destination, three therapists practiced at the Del Centro Rehabilitation Municipal Clinic for three days, treating children and adults, conducting OT/PT training sessions and crafting much needed adaptive equipment. Two days were spent trekking through the villages of La Jugua and Escuapa, where we hiked rural roads to evaluate and provide […]

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March 2010 – Danli, Honduras

By EJD Web Admin / March 1, 2010 / Comments Off on March 2010 – Danli, Honduras

For Therapy Missions’ second international destination, three therapists practiced at the Del Centro Rehabilitation Municipal Clinic for three days, treating children and adults, conducting OT/PT training sessions and crafting much needed adaptive equipment. Two days were spent trekking through the villages of La Jugua and Escuapa, where we hiked rural roads to evaluate and provide […]

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February 2009 – Juarez, Mexico

By EJD Web Admin / February 1, 2009 / Comments Off on February 2009 – Juarez, Mexico

Our outreach expanded with volunteer therapists hailing from RI, PA, OH, UT and TX. While working at Fundación de Integra we conducted several workshops; for teachers and parents from a community clinic in La Escondida; they traveled over three hours to learn from us! The University of Juarez sent students to listen to our trainings […]

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February 2008 – Juarez, Mexico

By EJD Web Admin / February 1, 2008 / Comments Off on February 2008 – Juarez, Mexico

Eight therapists spent a week at Fundación de Integra and its rural clinic, Niños de Luz. Having advanced knowledge that Therapy Missions was coming to Juarez, teachers from neighboring schools and educators from all over the state of Chihuahua visited Integra in order to learn from the TM team. We organized more home visits for […]

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July 2007 – Juarez, Mexico

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Word spread of the needs in Juarez and the volunteer team grew in size and professional talents. Fourteen occupational and physical therapists from RI, MA, CT and TX, returned to Fundación de Integra to continue the work begun in January.

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July 2007 – Juarez, Mexico

By EJD Web Admin / July 1, 2007 / Comments Off on July 2007 – Juarez, Mexico

Three occupational therapists volunteered at Fundación de Integra, an agency founded by parents to provide therapeutic services to over 300 children and adults with a variety of disabilities. This was are first trip and are super grateful for all the wonderful staff of Fundación de Integra!

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