CUFSF

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CUFSFCody Unser First Step Foundation (New Mexico)
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Cody Unser First Step Foundation pilot study dive in 2011 might not have happened without the help of Albert "Al" Kovach Jr.
photos courtesy of Cody Unser First Step Foundation
Under her leadership, The Cody Unser First Step Foundation (CUFSF, www.codys-firststep.org) has brought together this group of four firemen, three veterans, and two Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) experts for an afternoon of scuba diving with the Handicapped Scuba Association (HSA, www.hsascuba.com).
Within just a year of Cody's diagnosis, she and her mother, Shelley, established The Cody Unser First Step Foundation (CUFSF).
The Cody Unser First Step Foundation has partnered with the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore to measure the therapeutic effects of scuba diving for paralyzed individuals.
The Cody Unser First Step Foundation is focused on "changing lives one dive at a time." This study has the potential to create new partnerships for the dive industry and revitalize adaptive scuba programs.
PADI applauds the Cody Unser First Step Foundation for initiating this vital step toward converting anecdotal observation into a scientific reality for those who may benefit from scuba diving as a profound therapy."