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Located in Kfar Saba, the Feuerstein Institute’s Head Injury Rehabilitation Center is a daily out-patient facility for people who have survived traumatic head injuries caused by accidents, brain strokes, cancer, terrorist attacks, and more, and who are dealing with different levels of motor, linguistic, emotional, and cognitive injuries.
The Center’s patients hale from throughout Israel and come after being referred to Feuerstein by the local welfare departments, which also fund the treatment. The rehabilitative center is sponsored by the Ministry of Social Affairs, Labor and Social Services and under its supervision,
A Unique Center Based on a Unique Method
The cornerstone of the Feuerstein Method is the belief that creating a cognitive change leading to a functional change. Therefore, the rehabilitation process combines rehabilitation of the patients’ cognitive abilities and their behavioral, emotional, functional, and social aspects. A significant part of the work is done through workshops instructing art, carpentry, cooking, and gardening, allowing patients to work on damaged skills and to engage in productive thought and action.
About the Head Injury Treatment Center – Kfar Saba
” Our goal is for the rehabilitation process at our center to serve as a stop on the way to attaining a normal life, in every aspect, and in accordance with each patient’s capabilities. Each patient’s rehabilitation process is different, and is adjusted to the state of their health, their wishes, and their aspirations for the future. “