MR / Herkimer, New York. Pine Grove Home. Woman with special needs (37) is visited by her sister (40) in ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens) residential group home.  Woman with disabilities uses video game system (Wii(TM)) to conduct music. These video game systems are being increasingly used in rehab, geriatric, and disabled care to encourage repetitive movements necessary maintain physical health and to target specific rehabilitation goals.  Younger sister has various medical conditions that are not unusual for persons with Down syndrome.  They include being legally blind (with detached retinas in both eyes) and scoliosis. Her older sister, helping her conduct, serves on board of directors for county ARC. ID: AJ-gsf. MR:  Bab3, Smi6 ©Ellen B. Senisi
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MR / Herkimer, New York. Pine Grove Home. Woman with special needs (37) is visited by her sister (40) in ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens) residential group home. Woman with disabilities uses video game system (Wii(TM)) to conduct music. These video game systems are being increasingly used in rehab, geriatric, and disabled care to encourage repetitive movements necessary maintain physical health and to target specific rehabilitation goals. Younger sister has various medical conditions that are not unusual for persons with Down syndrome. They include being legally blind (with detached retinas in both eyes) and scoliosis. Her older sister, helping her conduct, serves on board of directors for county ARC. ID: AJ-gsf. MR: Bab3, Smi6 ©Ellen B. Senisi

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