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Renewed Voice | Michael Daavettila’s Musical Journey Back to Speech

It’s a simple harmonica mount. An altogether nondescript nickel-plated halo that hugs its wearer’s neck. It holds in place a similarly unpretentious harmonica between the jaws of a spring clamp. QLI speech-language pathologist Kyra Marsh slips the brace over the head of 23-year-old Wisconsin native Michael Daavettila, who waits reclined in a powered wheelchair. He […]

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Function, Meaning, and Purpose | A Q&A with QLI Occupational Therapist Amanda Clowers

April is National Occupational Therapy Month, an opportunity for healthcare organizations to celebrate the men and women who help lay the foundation of recovery for those rebuilding life after injury. Occupational therapists are among the most important clinicians QLI utilizes within both its rehabilitation and long-term care programs. They are in many ways the glue […]

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Work From Home | QLI Telerehabilitation Offers Therapy Solutions When Nothing Else Can

Today, Jeff Griffin is playing with his daughter, Leta.  The one-year-old blazes into the living room, half-sprint and half-waddle, right to the spot where Jeff sits on the carpet. She carries with her a big plastic sheet cake cover, the translucent kind you might see protecting the top of a store-bought birthday cake. It makes […]

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Putting in the Effort | A QLI Workout Group That Doesn’t Quit

It’s a mild mid-February afternoon. 4:00 PM, to be exact, a point in the day some might affectionately refer to as “quitting time.” Those in question, the “quitting time” crowd, might be occupied with punching out for the day, daydreaming about the commute home and the relief of a weekend ahead. Inside QLI’s Fitness Center, […]

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Drive for Success | A Firsthand Look at QLI’s Adaptive Driving

Danny Bradshaw pilots his powered wheelchair to the open driver’s side door. It’s a mild mid-January day on QLI’s campus, a day whose overcast sky and melting snow will provide the right circumstances for an afternoon of training behind the wheel.  This will be only the second time Bradshaw has operated a motor vehicle since […]

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