News Release: 6/23/2017

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June 23, 2017
Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation and Stockton University
to Hold Third Ability Fair
 
Pomona, N.J. –  Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation will hold its 3rd Ability Fair on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Stockton University Campus Center in Galloway, New Jersey. The Ability Fair will showcase more than 60 vendors, offering the latest technologies and services designed to help children and adults with physical challenges lead more fulfilling lives.  Vendors will answer questions and provide live demonstrations on some of their top products, including power wheelchairs, ramps, home remodeling, accessible cars and assistive devices.  Sponsors include South Jersey Gas, Atlantic Medical Imaging Foundation, Brunswick Mobility and Purdy Automotive Group.
 
New to the event will be Cigna’s Health Improvement Tour.  The group is touring the country in a 30’ trailer and will make a pit stop at the fair to conduct health assessments. Hearing screens will be available by Bacharach Doctors of Audiology. Learn how the InMotion Arm Robot from Bionik is used for rehabilitation therapies. 
 
Several pediatric vendors will be attending and include Bayada Pediatrics, Faces4Autism and Weisman Rehab.  R82Convaid specializes in wheelchairs for children and will have several on display. Check out the latest communication devices from Tobii Dynavox and GPS tracking devices from KidsConnect.  Danny, a therapy horse from Hearts Therapeutic Riding Center, will welcome everyone on the Campus Center lawn.
 
Speakers include: Bill Quain, a Stockton Professor with low vision; Mike Braxton, an Atlantic City Patrolman who lost his lower leg in a motorcycle accident and Jacquelynn Cowles, a lifestyle blogger born with SMA. 
 
The Ability Fair is free, open to the public and scooter, walker and wheelchair accessible.  To learn more and to register, visit AbilityFair.com. Free Uber rides will be available to attendees with transportation issues.  Call Jamie at (609) 748-5250 for the code.
 
 
Contact:
Jamie Hoagland, Marketing/Foundation Liaison
jhoagland@bacharach.org, (609) 748-5250