The Beauty of Patient Autonomy
Jean is ICS Senior Vice President for Rehabilitation Services and an internationally recognized expert on seating and mobility. A physical therapist and master clinician, Jean chose to work at ICS because “I found an organization that did not require me to ‘justify’ what people need. ICS values what I offer our members and welcomed me to be part of a revolution—supporting people to live independently in the community!”
Read Jean’s moving and insightful essay about the challenges that clinicians face in honoring the wishes of the people they serve, and the importance and rewards of doing so. Jean’s essay, which was published in Rehab Management magazine, is based on a presentation and discussion she led at the Annual International Seating Symposium.
About The Independent
The Independent is ICS’ official newsletter, featuring the latest stories around ICS, its members and staff, as well as news on what’s happening in the disability community at large.