Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A.
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Leading a Post Polio Survivors Support Group
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I have found that leading a survivors support group can be very rewarding but also includes some degree of stress. That's not a surprise as most all leadership positions share these two…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Stella Newall Jan 28, 2010.

Freebies for Polio Survivors
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Did you know that:You can get a discount on your utility bills.A free California fishing license.Help paying your property taxes.Free telephone equipment.Free sailing lessons in San Diego.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. Nov 19, 2009.

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Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. commented on Gladys Swensrud's group San Diego Polio Survivors
"Our January meeting is canceled due to building damage caused by heavy rain and parking lot flooding. The next meeting will be March 12th, 2016. Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. Facilitator San Diego Polio Survivors"
Jan 6, 2016
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. commented on Gladys Swensrud's group San Diego Polio Survivors
"Our next meeting will be Saturday November 14th at the County Health Department building at 3851 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110. Use Google Maps for directions or call Rick at 619-884-1220. This is our regular November meeting. Our December…"
Nov 5, 2015
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. commented on Gladys Swensrud's group San Diego Polio Survivors
"Our next meeting will be Saturday September 12th at the County Health Department building at 3851 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110. Use Google Maps for directions or call Rick at 619-884-1220. This is our regular September meeting. The…"
Sep 10, 2015
Josie Bombon left a comment for Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A.
"Rick, hello! Josie Bombon here, kindly give Sandra Shoultz a call (619.379.4901) for more info on the next P'S meeting. She doesn't have access to the Internet. Thanks!"
May 26, 2015
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. commented on Gladys Swensrud's group San Diego Polio Survivors
May 5, 2015
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. commented on Gladys Swensrud's group San Diego Polio Survivors
"Our next meeting will be Saturday March 14th at the County Health Department building at 3851 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110. Use Google Maps for directions or call Rick at 619-884-1220. This is our regular March meeting.  The…"
Mar 7, 2015
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. commented on Gladys Swensrud's group San Diego Polio Survivors
"CORRECTION: Our next meeting is January 10th not the 13th."
Jan 3, 2015
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. posted a status
"CORRECTION: OUR NEXT MEETING IS SATURDAY JANUARY 10TH."
Jan 3, 2015
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. commented on Gladys Swensrud's group San Diego Polio Survivors
"Our next meeting will be Saturday May 10th at the County Health Department building at 3851 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110. Use Google Maps for directions or call Rick at 619-884-1220. This is our regular May meeting. The meeting place…"
May 5, 2014
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. commented on Gladys Swensrud's group San Diego Polio Survivors
"A message from Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. to all members of San Diego Polio Survivors on Polio Today!Our next meeting will be Saturday March 8th at the County Health Department building at 3851 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110. Use Google Maps for…"
Mar 3, 2014
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. commented on Gladys Swensrud's group San Diego Polio Survivors
"They are still doing fine. Contact Marilyn at Marilyn Lobba <ppsnorthsd@cox.net>  "
Jan 8, 2014
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. commented on Gladys Swensrud's group San Diego Polio Survivors
"Our next meeting will be Saturday January 11th at the County Health Department building at 3851 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110. Use Google Maps for directions or call Rick at 619-884-1220. This is our regular January meeting.  The…"
Jan 7, 2014
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. commented on Gladys Swensrud's group San Diego Polio Survivors
"Our annual Holiday Party which was scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed due to illness in our family. We hope to re-schedule it some time in the new year. Rick Kneeshaw San Diego Polio Survivors"
Dec 13, 2013
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. and Lynda D Rowsom are now friends
Nov 4, 2013
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. commented on Gladys Swensrud's group San Diego Polio Survivors
"Our next meeting will be Saturday November 9th at the County Health Department building at 3851 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110. Use Google Maps for directions or call Rick at 619-884-1220. This is our regular September meeting.  The…"
Nov 4, 2013
Rick E. Kneeshaw, M.A. commented on Gladys Swensrud's group San Diego Polio Survivors
"Don't forget todays meeting at 10AM. Carol and John are bringing donuts and coffee!"
Jan 12, 2013

Profile Information

Are you a Polio Survivor?
yes
What year did you contract polio?
1950
Do you have Post-Polio Syndrome?
Yes
When did you begin experiencing symptoms?
1984
List any assistive devices you are using...
cane, crutches, power chair, and scooters
List any Polio Survivor Groups that you belong to online or in person.
San Diego Polio Survivors

Board Member
Disability Rights Legal Center
Loyola Law School
Please describe how polio has changed your life.
You learn to leverage off the things one cannot change. There have been many blessings in my life that have come about because of polio.

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At 3:04pm on May 26, 2015, Josie Bombon said…
Rick,
hello! Josie Bombon here, kindly give Sandra Shoultz a call (619.379.4901) for more info on the next P'S meeting. She doesn't have access to the Internet. Thanks!
At 8:35am on January 9, 2011, Joanna said…
Thank you for the warm welcome..I really am SOOO happy to be a part of your group! I cannot wait to see you all again in the next meeting..You are all wonderful! :)
At 8:44pm on April 23, 2010, Marite V said…
Hi Rick - Below is the information on my brace I promised to send you when we met during the sleep symposium in San Diego. Hope it helps. He is great and really worked with me. If you call Mitch- He is willing to come down and talk and learn about PPO.
Mitchell Warner, CPO
Ortho Rehab Designs
2578 Belcastro St. #101
Las Vegas, NV. 89117
702-388-9909
www.ordesignslv.com
"What is unique about my Helios KAFO, are it corrective tri-planer design for foot and ankle deformity. This helps stabilize the foot and ankle while also using corrective alignment forces at the knee. The Helios is a floor reaction energy loading KAFO, which also allows for adaptation to uneven ground. The Helios is constructed out of carbon fiber and Kevlar, which uses independently crossing energy loading uprights." To say it is light is an understatement. I feel less strain on my back and my family says I also walk straighter . Vain as I am, I can now wear commercially made shoes with some elevation added but not requiring the "made to order " type which cost a fortune. I am able to walk with my legs naturally bending with each stemp (although I am still practicing as bad habits are hard to break.
At 3:14pm on March 14, 2010, Amy Gonzales said…
Great to finally meet you yesterday!
At 8:37am on November 18, 2009, Marilyn Salisbury said…
No, not aliens -- just college!!!
 
 
 

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