Al Goldfeder

Peer Support Advisor

Al Goldfeder

 

Age: 58

Disability: SCI C6-7

Age of onset: 35

Uses assistive technology? Yes

Specifically: Manual wheelchair

Ethnicity: Caucasian

Occupation: Retired

Education: Graduate degree

Primary language: English

Languages spoken: English

Life goals: To enjoy all aspects of retirement.

Reasons for wanting to be a Peer Support Advisor: First recipient of the Eagle Spirit Award, humor, diplomacy and honesty.

Prefers to work with: Inpatients, outpatients and community members.

Areas of interests/expertise: Coping with disability, independent living skills, education, employment, health issues, finances, computer skills. 

For More Information
To learn more about the Sharp Rehabilitation Peer Support Advisor Program, please call 858-939-6709 or send us an email. To contact Al Goldfeder, please be sure to include Al’s name in your message.

To learn more about Sharp's rehabilitation services or to find a Sharp-affiliated physician who can refer you to a physical therapist, call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm. To find general information about rehabilitation, visit Rehabilitation in Adult Health or read the Rehabilitation News archive.