Tough Conversations: Parents & Powered Mobility

Powered mobility can be a great way to give a child additional functionality and greater independence. But it does come at a cost, and not just a numerical one. For many parents, it means letting go of the hope that their child may one day walk again. No matter how logical the benefits, the suggestion of a powered chair can be hard to swallow. Having the conversation with a family regarding powered mobility can be tough, but one that can make a positive impact overall. While everyone has their own way of having the conversation, Numotion blogger Jill Marlow is undergoing her doctorate in occupational therapy and offers her insights on one approach that could help others. Read her thoughts here.

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