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Engaged Citizenship

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Welcome to the Fall 2017 issue of the Journal for Humanities in Rehabilitation. We invite you to consider the meaning of engaged citizenship in your curricula and ways the humanities provide creative and innovative intersections of the work of rehabilitation in society.

Gifts of Wisdom

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Welcome to the Fall 2016 issue of the Journal for Humanities in Rehabilitation. In a time when civil discourse is challenged by an atmosphere of socio-political unrest, the humanities provide a landscape to foster mindful reflection, to hear our shared stories of suffering and resilience, and to see the expansive potential of art to create meaning in our lives.

The Road Not Taken

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By Sarah R. Blanton, PT, DPT, NCS, Editor-in-Chief – Welcome to the third issue of JHR. We have taken extra time since our last issue to refine our editorial process and hone our purpose, using our individual and collective commitment to the humanities as a landscape on which to build our reflections and evaluations. We […]

Embracing Brokenness

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By Sarah Blanton, PT, DPT, NCS, Editor-in-Chief – Welcome to the second issue of the Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation (JHR). As the writer and educator Parker Palmer describes, recognizing the inevitability of brokenness is a critical part of our life’s journey.  More specifically, rehabilitation could be viewed as an opportunity to partner with individuals […]

Introduction to the Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation

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A creative exploration of the human experience of disability and healing Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation (JHR). JHR is a multimedia, open-access journal designed to encourage dialogue among rehabilitation professionals, patients, families and caregivers as we strive to explore the impact of illness and disability and efforts to […]