The Initiative for Women With Disabilities

Elly & Steve Hammerman Health & Wellness Center

The Initiative for Women With Disabilities at the Elly & Steve Hammerman Health & Wellness Center is a multidisciplinary center committed to providing respectful, high quality gynecological, medical and wellness services for women and adolescent girls with physical disabilities.

This unique center empowers women with physical disabilities to pursue a healthy lifestyle. Heath and wellness are central to all IWD components including mind-body physical therapy, nutrition consultation, fitness classes and social work services.

  • Our center is completely wheelchair accessible and includes an accessible GYN table and scale.
  • In addition to promoting a healthy lifestyle, our programs may help prevent osteoporosis, heart diseases and musculoskeletal pain.
  • Our therapies may reduce the likelihood of developing secondary complications such as arthritis and contractures.