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September Newsletter!

Virtual Paralysis Meetup: September 25 & 26, 2021

The HERE & NOW Project's 8th Annual Paralysis Meet-up is once again virtual this year! The two day event will feature a keynote from New Mobility’s Person of the Year (2021) and Craig H. Neilsen Visionary Prize Winner, Andrea Dalzell, breakout meetings based on level of injury and/or relationship, presentations from DSHS on supported employment and supportive housing, and panels on intersectionality and mental wellness!

Click HERE for more information and to register.


Register to win an RT300 iFES for your home!

Restorative Therapies is partnering with The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to give away one RT300 iFES for home!

Registration is open now and runs through October 6th!

Click HERE to learn more about the RT300 iFES.

Click HERE to register to win... and good luck!


Research Opportunity: Developing a Spinal Cord Injury Cognitive Screening

The University of Washington has a new research study to investigate the effectiveness of a screening test for thinking skills with people who have had a spinal cord injury (SCI). If you participate, you’ll complete hands-free testing in person at Harborview Medical Center or University of Washington Medical Center, OR via video-conference Zoom. Participants will be compensated $75 for their time, and the testing will take approximately 3 hours.

To learn more about the study, please reach out at (206) 744-5196 or


Seattle Adaptive Sports- Fall & Winter Programs

Both Wheelchair Basketball and Sled Hockey have started back up!

In addition, there's a special Sled Hockey Clinic on September 25th at the Kraken Community Iceplex!

For details on these and other offerings, head on over to their WEBSITE!,


UW Virtual Stroke Club

UW Medicine Virtual Stroke Club is a free resource available to all stroke survivors and caregivers. The group is to help lay the foundation for recovery and transition into life after a stroke. Members of the UW Medicine stroke care team will be available to answer questions and review educational topics.

  • Next Meeting: Tuesday, October 12, 12:00pm

  • Meeting link:

  • Meeting ID: 969 6813 3718

  • Phone number: 1-253-215-8782

  • Contact: Contact 206-744-3975 or


Thank You, Shelby!

What can we say? Funny, sassy, smart as can be, and (according to our clients) a tough but loving therapist who pushes people to their best. For almost 4 years Shelby has supported clients through their challenges and triumphs here at Pushing Boundaries. Now we get to support *her* as she moves on to UW Harborview, where she will gain valuable experience to help further her education in Physical Therapy. We are so sad to see her go, yet so grateful we had her as long as we did.

Here’s to Shelby- She’ll ALWAYS be a member of the PB family. Congrats, Shelby!

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