Brain Injury Program

Weisman Children’s Brain Injury program provides a supportive and goal-oriented environment for children and young adults (up to age 20). Injuries can result from trauma or illness and range from mild to severe. Our rehabilitation team works with your child to improve movement, communication, thinking, feeding and life skills. We will evaluate your child and create an individualized treatment plan customized to your child’s unique needs.

We have certified brain injury specialists and advanced technology to support the treatment your child needs. Our personalized approach guides and supports your family throughout your stay. You are a valued team member in the care of your child. We focus on getting your child to return to home, school and the community.


Our program provides

  • Brain Injury Team consisting of doctors, nurses, therapists (occupational, physical, recreational speech and feeding,), neuropsychologists, case managers and social workers
  • Weekly team meetings to discuss progress and discharge planning
  • Community re-entry activities tailored to your child’s needs and interests
  • Support with arranging follow-up appointments
  • Spacious, comfortable rooms and the opportunity for you or another caregiver to stay overnight
  • Transportation provided for training as needed
    • Body-weight support training systems
    • Neuromuscular/functional electrical stimulation including the WalkAide
    • Biofeedback devices including the Balance Master
    • Full body movement Interactive videogame systems including the Eye Play


What makes our approach unique:

Re-integration
Assisting with a smooth transition back to your home, school, and your community, your child will have the opportunity to practice the skills they learned in the hospital in public settings. Chaperoned outings to places such as movie theatres, playgrounds, restaurants, and other public venues help and inspire your child to feel comfortable and confident.


Teen and Young Adult Brain Injury Support Group

Weisman Children’s is proud to offer our new brain injury support group for individuals aged 16-21 who have experienced a brain injury. The goal of this support group is to give individuals an opportunity to connect with others who have endured similar experiences as their own. Group members can share, discuss, and listen to others: learn health, wellness and coping techniques as well as participate in social activities. Most importantly, you do not have to be a former Weisman Children’s patient to join this support group.





If you are interested in attending or have any questions, please contact us at bisupportgroup@weismanchildrens.com.