Physical Therapy Mentorship

Two physical therapists at Nursing & Therapy Services of Colorado see many parallels between soccer, PT, and life. Their journeys started years ago. Espen Hosoien, outpatient clinic manager, and Peter Vogrin, physical therapist, met on the soccer field back in 2008. At the time, Espen held the helm as Air Academy High School varsity soccer…

Draft Legislation for HCBS Introduced

Last Tuesday, March 16, members of Congress released draft legislation called the Home and Community-Based Services Access Act (HAA), increasing Medicaid to state funding for HCBS, making HCBS services portable across state lines, and providing other gains for people served under these guidelines. HCBS services allow assistance for those with disabilities to do functions such…

Disability Inclusion in Six Steps

During an Individualized Education Program meeting back in 2013, I was asked to talk about disability awareness to my daughter Jillian’s cerebral palsy diagnosis to her classmates. With the help of an inclusion specialist, we crafted a talk that can be replicated to suit other children’s needs. Step 1: The Icebreaker After Jillian’s class settled…

Nursing & Therapy Services of Colorado to Provide Respite through Easter Seals Colorado and Colorado Respite Coalition Grant

Contact: Cindy McCombe Director of Marketing (719) 574-5562, extension 230 cindy.mccombe@ntsoc.com   Feb 2, 2018 — NTSOC announced today that it is the recipient of a $30,000 grant for an in-home respite program through Easter Seals Colorado and the Colorado Respite Coalition. NTSOC will provide a minimum of 1,500 hours of respite care to 75…