"I never worry about what they can't do…I worry about what they can do."
"They can’t move, they can’t be independent. They can’t live their lives," said Norton, 55. "I’m building them up, building them stronger, so they can go out and live life like they’re supposed to."
"I never worry about what they can’t do," said Norton. "I worry about what they can do, and make them as independent and capable as possible."
CNN Hero Ned Norton owns a gym and focuses on helping people with disabilities get into shape. Here are some quotes from this article which you can read at this link: http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/01/us/cnnheroes-norton/index.html?hpt=hp_t4
Seems to me he and his clients could benefit from a collaborative relationship with an OT. 🙂 Wonderful quotes and wonderful actions! Lovely story. He has the heart of an OT with his approach.