REPOSTED from Abington Journal June 6th, 2016
Allied Services Integrated Health System recently presented representatives from the Northeastern Pennsylvania chapter of I AM (Individual Abilities in Motion) with eight sports wheelchairs. The I AM group works to enrich the lives of individuals with spinal cord injuries by promoting sports and adventure activities and community outings. The donated sports chairs will be used by members of the group participating in sports such as tennis and basketball and at community awareness events. To learn about participating in adaptive sports, visit individualabilities.org. From left, first row, Natalie Smirne, I AM vice president; Holly Petro, I AM board member; Joe Salva, I AM president; Mia Schaikewitz, star of Sundance Channel series, ‘Push Girls.’ Second row, Stacey Williams, PT, DPT, outpatient therapy manager; Gina Tomassoni, PT, DPT, Allied Rehab Hospital.