Kessler News


September 16, 2009

West Orange, NJ – The Recreation Therapy Department of Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation ( invites people of all abilities to explore new activities, participate in a variety of sports and games, and learn about networking and support group opportunities at the second annual Adapted Recreation Expo to be held at the West Orange campus on Saturday, October 3.

Attendees will have the opportunity to try a variety of activities including tennis, golf, wheelchair and accessible stock car racing, basketball, bowling, surfing, power soccer, fine and creative arts and more.

In addition, demonstrations, exhibits and information will be provided by a variety of companies and organizations. Attendees can also learn about Kessler’s Orthotics and Prosthetic Services and special support groups. Admission is free and complimentary refreshments will be served.

The Adapted Recreation Expo will be held between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 3 at the Kessler Conference Center, located at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, 1199 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, N.J. For more information or exhibitor opportunities, contact Anne Marie Chesterman at 201.368.6012 or [email protected] or Mary Mamrak at 973.414.4725 or [email protected]

About Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, the nation’s largest single rehabilitation hospital, provides comprehensive care and specialized treatment to address the complex needs of individuals with spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, amputation, neurological disorders and orthopedic conditions. Kessler is one of only six federally-designated Model Systems in the nation for the treatment and research of both spinal cord and brain injuries. Ranked as one of the top two rehabilitation hospital in the nation and best in the East by U.S.News & World Repor, Kessler has three hospital campuses in West Orange, Saddle Brook and Chester, N.J., and more than 75 outpatient centers throughout the state. For more information, visit

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