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Your Safety Matters | An Announcment Regarding QLI’s An Evening at the Fair

Your health and safety is extremely important to us. It is with great disappointment that we have to announce the cancellation of QLI’s 2020 An Evening at the Fair. After careful consideration, it became clear that we cannot safely bring over 1000 people together and risk the health and safety of our community supporters or our […]

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Cycling This Summer? Easy Bike Tips from QLI’s Adaptive Sports Team

As community restrictions begin to ease and summer weather sets the perfect backdrop for outdoor recreation, people across the country are turning to cycling in unprecedented numbers. It’s the perfect way to exercise outdoors or even spend a little quality time with the family, but it isn’t always the easiest activity to enjoy safely. QLI’s […]

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Let’s Work Toward Something Better | A Letter from QLI President and CEO, Patricia Kearns

As the week comes to a close, I thought I would reach out to share a few thoughts on the many things happening inside and outside of the gates to our campus. I am an optimistic person but I admit that this week ends with mixed emotions for me. Let me start with the positive: […]

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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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