for Josh


First Steps!

We have had an amazing two weeks here at the VA's Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center in San Antonio! Here is a bullet list of some of the things that Josh has been able to accomplish so far: Developed the ability to drive his power chair with the aide of proximity switches. He controls the chair with his head and knees! Completed a successful Baclofen pump trial which will hopefully help him win his fight against spasticity! Using the same switch system mentioned above, he has developed the skills to communicate independently of Kelly or I through an iPad as well as his Tobi device. These same switches will also lead to the control of his environment. By the end of the first week Josh was doin

Update on Josh...May 2, 2018

This past week Josh was asked by his friend Collin Jackson to come and share with a church cell group of Bentonville High School seniors. Collin has spent enough time with Josh to be able to assist Josh in communicating with others. Collin had selected Hebrews 12:1-2 as the theme for the talk so I sat down with Josh in advance and I asked him to share his thoughts on each verse. The process took some time but here are the notes we wrote for Collin from that conversation: “Great cloud of witnesses”- always remember those who walked along side of you and discipled you when you were young in your faith. Remember those who led the way. Call on them when you need them because you will. Always fle

"Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king." 1 Peter 2:17

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