ALYN Hospital Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Center

Study Profile: Naomi Gefen Occupational Therapist ALYN Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel naomi@alyn.org   Naomi Gefen is an occupational therapist and the Deputy Director General of ALYN Hospital Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Center in Jerusalem, Israel. Naomi has 27 years of experience in assistive technology and medical devices. She holds a BA and MSc in Occupational Therapy…

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PELE Tailor-Made Solutions for Children

Clinical Profile: Hilla Boral, BOT, MSc Ed Director of PELE Center ALYN Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel hilla@alyn.org   Assistive technology (AT) is defined as “any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is commonly used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.”…

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Movement Analysis and Biofeedback laboratory at ALYN Hospital

Clinical Profile : Simon H Schless PhD, Director of Motion Laboratory ALYN Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel shschless@alyn.org   Where is your clinic/research institution located? The Movement Analysis and Biofeedback laboratory is located in the ALYN Hospital Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Center in Jerusalem. ALYN Hospital specializes in pediatric rehabilitation, treating a broad spectrum of common and…

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Virtual Reality Treatment Room at ALYN Hospital

Clinical Profile: Osnat Arbel, BOT, MS Ed. Director of Occupational Therapy ALYN Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel oarbel@alyn.org   Virtual reality (VR) is a unique tool used for assessment and intervention in pediatric rehabilitation that is motivating, fun and challenging, and can be tailored to the individual’s needs and abilities. VR technology enables people with disabilities to…

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