WEST ORANGE, NJ - Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (www.kessler-rehab.com) will host its annual Adapted Recreation Expo on Tuesday, October 1, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Kessler Conference Center, located at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, 1199 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, N.J.  People of all abilities are invited to come and explore new activities, participate in a variety of sports and games, and learn about support groups and other networking opportunities.

This free event offers attendees the opportunity to try a range of activities including scuba diving, video games, race car driving, golf, archery, and wheelchair racing.  Beach and sports wheelchairs, accessible vans, and other equipment will be on display.  Exhibitors and vendors will provide demonstrations and additional information on various products and services.

Attendees can also learn about Kessler’s Orthotics and Prosthetic Services (www.kessler-rehab.com/programs/outpatient-services/prosthetics-orthotics)

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and special support groups (http://www.kessler-rehab.com/patient-center/SupportGroups.aspx).

 For more information, please contact Jessica Marchesani at 973.414.4725 or jmarchesani@kessler-rehab.com or Anne Marie Chesterman at 201.368.6012 or achesterman@kessler-rehab.com.


Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation is one of only eight federally-designated Model Systems in the nation for the treatment and research of both spinal cord and brain injuries. That same level of highly specialized care distinguishes Kessler’s programs for stroke, amputation, neurological diseases, musculoskeletal/orthopedic conditions and cardiac recovery.  Ranked as one of the top two rehabilitation hospital in the nation and best in the East by U.S.News & World Report, Kessler has three hospital campuses in West Orange, Saddle Brook and Chester, N.J., and more than 85 outpatient centers throughout the state.  For more information, visit www.kessler-rehab.com.