SITEWIDE Search Results: “Rehabilitation”
Jun 26, 2013
May 12, 2015
Jul 07, 2015
Mentored through Martial Arts
BY JOHN STARLING
@ VOL 1
ON OCT 24, 2013
John Starling is the founder of free MMA dojo in Baltimore, Maryland. At this dojo the teachers are volunteers and the kids pay their tuition by doing community service in their communities. They not only teach martial arts, but also provide mentoring and life coaching. The results have been astounding.
Heart To Heart
BY DONNA RANKIN
@ VOL 2
ON JUN 26, 2014
Donna Rankin's mission is a simple one: to use art as a catalyst for healing and the development of a clear, insightful perspective. Using art as her most powerful tool Donna created Heart to Heart, a healing program for the rehabilitation of young people who have encountered devastating personal challenges in their lives. Donna’s quest is to extend the Heart to Heart program to all corners of the globe, bringing the positive beat of the future to young people everywhere.
The Future of Cancer Care
BY ANNA VERHULST
@ VOL 24
ON DEC 09, 2014
Due to considerable progress in cancer treatment and survival rates, the population of cancer survivors can be anticipated to keep expanding in the foreseeable future. But even though these patients may be cured of their orinigal disease, survivors often have a to deal with a compromised quality of life. Anna Verhulst, a fifth-year medical student and a cancer rehabilitation researcher, proposes a entirely new way of looking at cancer survivorship and rehabilitation programs...
"Presentation of the Day" on March 25, 2015.
Fighting Gods and Monsters
BY DYLAN TETE
@ VOL 18
ON OCT 22, 2015
Dylan Tete is the Executive Director and founder of Bastion Community of Resilience, an innovative housing program for returning warriors with lifelong rehabilitative needs. Dylan earned a Bachelors of Science in Economics and Systems Engineering at West Point, as well as an MPH at the LSU School of Public Health. During a combat tour in Iraq as second-in-command of an Infantry company, Dylan established multiple recovery projects in collaboration with the Department of State. He moved to New Orleans in 2005 where he managed the construction of several FEMA housing facilities after Hurricane Katrina.
In this presentation, Dylan shares his path of finding redemption and discovering that the only way around something is through it.
Synergy Theatre Project
BY NEIL GRUTCHFIELD
@ VOL 29
ON OCT 11, 2016
Established in 2000, Synergy Theatre Project works towards rehabilitation and resettlement with prisoners, ex-prisoners and young people at risk of offending through theatre and related activities whilst placing the wider issues surrounding criminal justice in the public arena. Neil Grutchfield presents his experience working with the project as New Writing Manager.
Annotating the Self: Writing and Recovering
BY AMY NAWROCKI
@ VOL 1
ON MAY 09, 2018
Amy Nawrocki became ill at age 19, and eventually ended up in a coma. She tells about her jouney through her illness utilizing her own journals from before and after the event. Writing through the illness and during rehabilitation was important to processing events at the time and making sense of them after.
Aggieland Pets with a Purpose
BY KIT DARLING
@ VOL 15
ON JUN 05, 2018
Kit Darling talks about how her organization's trained pets share their unconditional love to enhance the physical, social and emotional well-being of members of their community. Aggieland Pets With A Purpose is a non-profit volunteer organization.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Recorded at last month's PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 71, here's a presentation by Kensuke Watanabe of Kensuke Watanabe Architecture Studio (KWAS) in which he covers a few of his firm's stunning projects, including the Sowa Unit rehabilitation center pictured above.
Designing for Historic Context
“Focus on scale, proportion, and urban fabric when designing to respect historic neighbourhoods.” David Mayo, architect at De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop, speaks about designing for context. In “Designing for Historic Context” from PKN Louisville Vol. 14 he clearly defines the difference between architectural preservation, rehabilitation, and restoration.
The Future of Cancer Care
“With all these innovations, we’re left with a larger rate of cancer survivors.” Due to considerable progress in cancer treatment and survival rates, the population of cancer survivors can be anticipated to keep expanding in the foreseeable future. Though these patients may be cured of their original disease, survivors often have a to deal with a compromised quality of life. In “The Future of Cancer Care” from PKN Maastricht Vol. 24, Anna Verhulst, a fifth-year medical student and a cancer rehabilitation researcher, proposes a entirely new way of looking at cancer survivorship and rehabilitation programs.
A PK First! From "The Big House"
In a suprise twist of events, PKN Brescia in Italy featured a satellite presentation, surprisingly full of heart, delivered from inside... you guessed it, jail. Inmates involved in a rehabilitation iinitiative surrounding art and sculpture shared their works the PechaKucha way. Check out this great escape!
PKN 4 in Vientiane!
Vientiane's fourth PechaKucha Night took place on September 15, 2016, with a packed house of OVER 200 people at TimeLine Cafe! This well and truly exceeded our past attendance record - we are overwhelmed with gratitude to our always awesome audiences for their support! The event brought together 10 of the Capital's creative, innovative and talented minds: claymation artist Souliya Phoumivong of Clay House studio, tea sommelier Anna Maria of Kinnari - Tea of Laos, lacquer artist Marie Do Hyman-Boneu of MDO Art Studio and Lacquer Vientiane Laos, writer and Eat Drink Laos blogger Lilani Gonnesena, disability and rehabilitation sector worker Bernard Franck, theatre director Thiane Khamvongsa of A Midmonsoon Night's Dream, artist Bruno le Matelot, teacher Teresa Foard, renewable enery and acroyoga enthusiast Ga Rick Lee, and Emily Koo of Vientiane Green Drinks. Presentations spanned the tea-scapes of Laos, powerful female figures, exploring the stories of persons living with impairment, a life in the theatre, a family's extrodinary battle with a terminal cancer diagnosis, stories from the Mekong riverside, and digging deeper into the oft-asked question "Where are you from?". Many thanks to TimeLine Cafe for hosting us, TOH LAO Coworking Space & Services for technical support, and designer Manilla Chounlamountri for our totally awesome Vol. 4 poster! Photos by Kate Antonas and where noted, My Vientiane. Photo by My Vientiane Photo by My Vientiane Some of the PechaKucha Vientiane Vol. 4 speakers (L-R): Bernard Franck, Emily Koo, Ga Rick Lee, Teresa Foard, Thiane Khamvongsa, Souliya Phoumivong, organiser Kate Antonas, organiser Nami Ishihara, Anna Maria and organiser Catherine O'Brien. Photo by My Vientiane.