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Resources for the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Methodist Hospital has been a committed sponsor and partner of Nebraska Ataxia and the work we do. Click the BestCare Today link and see the helpful hints they’re sharing with the community.

General Resources for Ataxia

Helplines:

If you feel overwhelmed or are concerned about someone else and need to talk to someone here some resources:

Nebraska Helpline       888.866.8660

Iowa Helpline       855.800.1239

Organizations:

National Ataxia Foundation www.ataxia.org

Support Group Talks:

Respiratory Care

September 2017 Support Group Meeting Speaker: Dr. Michael Summers, Pulmonologist & Sleep Special [...]

Traveling with Ataxia:

Ablethrive

Lifestyle site for people with disabilities blends in-depth destination reviews and community-sourced travel recommendations.

Handiscover

This is one of the most thorough sites for accessible accommodations, this booking engine has more than 23,000 listings in 50 countries. Users can narrow results by mobility level, plus variables like city size, price and number of guests.

Accessiblego

A one-stop shop for travelers with disabilities who are looking to book hotels, cruises, transportation and more.

Planet Abled Podcast

This podcast spotlights the travel company, Planet Abled.

Exercise:

National Ataxia Foundation

This can serve as a tool to help design home exercise programs

Lisa Kanne of Karma Yoga

In the Omaha area, there are resources available for private yoga instruction.  is very versed in ataxia and how to incorporate yoga poses to your level of ability.

Wheelchair Yoga for Beginners 

Yoga can be useful for helping balance. Yoga can be done with a chair or even in a wheelchair.

Articles:

I’m Not Drunk, I Have Ataxia by Claire Ceriani

Talks:

TexX Talk by Dr. Terry Wahls: Minding Your Mitochondria

Movies: