Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Multiple Cities, Romania
- Program Terms: Summer
- Restrictions: Elon applicants only
- Budget Sheets: Summer
In collaboration with Joni and Friends Wheels for the World, Elon DPT students and Dr. Bill Andrews provide wheelchairs for individuals who do not have access to wheeled mobility. Under the direct supervision of American physical and occupational therapists, students partner with local churches for wheelchair seating and distribution in cities in Romania.
Available for DPT 805 Clinical Internship; occurs over a 2-week period at the end of July and the beginning of August.
Students will spend 5-6 days distributing wheelchairs.
Students will explore temporary distribution sites in Brasov and Lasa, Romania.
All transportation needs are taken care of by in-country partners.
Applications open: Oct. 29, 2018
Applications close: Jan. 31, 2019
Costs for study away vary program to program and will not be exactly the same as on-campus costs of attendance at Elon. For this program, approximately $3340 covers all expenses, including airfare and housing.
For cost information for this program, please view the budget sheet.
To view blog posts from students on this program in years past and access blogs for other programs, view the GLO DPT Student Blog page.
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Program Leader: Dr. Bill Andrews
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Education
Gerald L. Francis Center, Office 100F
2085 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244
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