WII Habilitation at Walter Reed

McLeroy, Carrie
September 2008
Soldiers;Sep2008, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p20
The article reports on the increasing use of Nintendo's Wii electronic-gaming console as an engaging form of therapy at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC). Several occupational therapists at WRAMC, including Hector Romero, confirm the benefits of the electronic-gaming console for wounded soldiers. The ability of the game to aid in social re-integration is also described.


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