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ROBOTS TO THE RESCUE INC
July 12, 2011

Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis serves as a regional center for specialty medical care for children. The new Robotic Rehabilitation Center at Riley provides innovative treatment for children with cerebral palsy and other movement disorders. This center is the first of its kind in Indiana and uses interactive robots and computer games to help re-program children’s brains and improve their motor functions. The generous donation of the first two pieces of equipment from the Robots to the Rescue organization, helped make this state-of-the-art center a reality for children with special needs in Indiana and the Midwest region.
Physical and occupational therapies have long been considered the mainstay treatments for cerebral palsy, but increasingly, therapists, patients and families are turning to robotic therapy for help. While robotic therapy is well documented in adults, the Robotic Rehabilitation Center at Riley Hospital hopes to lead the way in state-of-the-art care for children with special needs. The support provided by Robots to the Rescue has been a critical contributor to this goal.
D. Wade Clapp
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Physician-in-Chief
Riley Hospital for Children

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Client Served & Refer physicians and patients to the Robotic Rehabiliation Center that Robot to the Rescue supported with the important donation of 2 pieces of equipment.