SERVICES FOR BRAIN INJURY Overview
Target demographics: people with brain injuries and other cognitive disorders and their loved ones
Direct beneficiaries per year: over 1,000 people
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: assist a client with learning a specific skill.
Geographic areas served: the Greater San Francisco Bay Area
Programs: Adult Cognitive Rehabilitation is a day-program designed for people who have left the hospital. It provides ongoing speech and occupational therapy and physical exercise (as tolerated) along with cognitive rehabilitation in a group setting. Clients can progress to independent living skills; vocational immersion; and receive job placement, job coaching and job retention services. SBI also focuses on
brain-injury prevention programming for children, adults and teachers; case management services; and advocacy for healthcare coverage of long-term brain injury rehabilitation.