Bill Forester was Assistant Director US Department of Labor, a public speaker and university professor before suffering a massive hemorrhagic stroke at the age of 51. During a long rehabilitation process at Lakewood Hospital and the Cleveland Clinic, Bill rediscovered his voice and his passion for art. Today, Bill gives motivational talks to rehabilitation professionals and stroke patients and paints at the Robert Hartshorn studio in Cleveland, Ohio
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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