Tag Archives: Dr Stanley Ducharme

Visiting Ram

The following is a combination of two posts from Dr Stan Ducharme, and with his and Ram’s kind permission, I am reproducing it here. Dr Stan worked directly with Ram in the aftermath of last year’s earthquakes at SIRC, and … Continue reading

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Launch of “Psychological Guidelines in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation”

At the recent ASCoN Conference in Kathmandu, Dr Stan Ducharme took the opportunity to launch a clinical practice guideline with the title of “Psychological Guidelines in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation”.  The following documents his thoughts on this very important launch. … Continue reading

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Launch of AFSCIN – an African Network for Spinal Cord Injury Centers

Now I know my blog of late has been mostly dedicated to Nepal, the place where my soul resides.  This may have you wondering why this posting about Africa?  Well, the world is made up of a large number of human beings, some of … Continue reading

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Smokie’s story

Dr Stan had another story for us, which I will share with you now.  It features SIRC staff member Prajjwal Ghimire, known as Smokie to his friends due to his love for Smokie Robinson’s music. Smokie is SIRC’s Community Relations … Continue reading

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Dr Stan and his inspired work

You’ll remember me writing about clinical psychologist Dr Stan and his work at SIRC when he visited there less than 6 weeks after the earthquakes in June of this year.  Well, Dr Stan was back at SIRC for a week-long visit, … Continue reading

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Sexuality and adults with spinal cord injury (SCI)

That probably caught your attention.  It’s pretty interesting how any talk of our sexuality makes people squirm.  It’s not a readily discussed topic, especially when it comes to those with disabilities, including those with spinal cord injuries. Dr Stanley Ducharme is … Continue reading

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A tardy monsoon season this year

A tardy monsoon this year is a blessing really, it gives an extra few days to get some more semi-permanent shelters built for people who have lost their homes.  According to Nepal’s Meteorological Forecast Division, monsoon has already hit India … Continue reading

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