Whether you’re flying to Dallas from across the country or from the other side of the world, you might be worried about navigating airport security checkpoints on your journey. Sensitive scars, prosthetics, and pressure garments can make security screening a difficult process for burn survivors. That's why we reached out to Susan Buckland, Senior Policy advisor with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for tips on an accessible journey.
Last year, the Phoenix UBelong Young Adult program created an internship opportunity intended to provide professional development in the area of therapeutic programming. This opportunity was open to all students and young professionals seeking to broaden their skills in the area of service to burn survivors and family members. Out of dozens of applications, Taylor Sherwood was the applicant chosen for this unique and impactful experience.
Reg Richard is a world-renowned burn rehabilitation expert and generous supporter of the Phoenix Society. Reg was moved to make annual donations after his remarkable experience at Phoenix World Burn Congress 2007. You may have received a note from Reg that closed "Yours in Burn Rehab". That is because he believes we are all partners in burn recovery, and supporting the Phoenix Society is an important part of being a true partner in burn rehab that extends beyond the physical. Reg states "My support ensures everyone has the opportunity to be empowered in his or her recovery".
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