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Your Support Matters: Tucker's Story

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Your Support Matters: Tucker's Story

While Tucker looks like a typical toddler, mom Brianna lets us know that's not the case. Diagnosed with Pompe Disease shortly after birth, Tucker's mom, his therapist at Allied Services Heinz Rehab Hospital in Wilkes-Barre, and a team of doctors keep a close eye on him in an effort to avoid the severe effects of the rare disease that could cause permanent damage.

For more than two decades, Allied Services has provided comprehensive pediatric rehabilitation services for children who are disabled or injured. We offer comprehensive physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy to children of all ages, promoting a continuum of care from hospital to home, school, and community.

Watch Tucker's story below:

Your support matters

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Allied Services has provided life-sustaining care to more than 4,000 people daily in homes and facilities throughout Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. Our staff has supported 312 individuals based in community mental health programs; cared for 506 residents at skilled nursing, personal care and assisted living facilities; coordinated services that enable 665 people to live safely at home; guided 1872 people through their rehabilitation at rehab hospital and centers; provided residential care to 109 adults with cognitive and physical disabilities; created an extra layer of support for 261 hospice and palliative care patients.

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