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Located at the Feuerstein Institute’s Jerusalem facility, the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center (BIRC) provides comprehensive therapeutic programs for teenagers and adults recovering from brain injuries affecting their cognitive and functional abilities. The BIRC’s integrated rehabilitation program includes assessment, treatment and family guidance, aimed at improving the client’s cognition and function, with the goal of restoring them to their fullest potential. This improves the client’s quality of life, as well as that of their immediate family circle.
The BIRC achieves its goals through the use of intensive treatment regimens incorporating Feuerstein’s ethos, evaluation tools, and therapeutic methods. Clients come from all over the world to experience Feuerstein’s innovate rehabilitation program.
The BIRC staff is comprised of multidisciplinary specialists, including occupational therapists, speech pathologists, neuropsychologists, reading and audio comprehension therapists, writing skills therapists, and Feuerstein Instrumental Enrichment (FIE) teachers. All team members are thoroughly trained in the Feuerstein Methodology, and specialize in its application within their field and area of expertise.
The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center offers inclusive rehabilitation programs for clients recovering from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or struggling to overcome Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). These programs include assessment, treatment, and family guidance.
Feuerstein Treatment Domains
Every person is unique, and so are his or her personal rehabilitation needs. The BIRC assessment team evaluates teens and adults who have sustained brain injury, identifying their cognitive and functional strengths and weaknesses in order to create a tailored treatment regimen designed to restore the clients to their lives, families and passions.
Intensive Treatment Program
The Intensive Treatment Program is intended for clients on the wide spectrum of acquired brain injuries. This includes individuals suffering from the residual effects of post-concussion syndrome, memory and attention deficit, and those recovering from severe brain injuries resulting in larger cognitive, functional and emotional difficulties.
The BIRC’s goal is to create an individually tailored treatment programs for each client, focused on developing their latent potential and raising their overall level of function. Their rehabilitation regimen, based on the results of their assessment, is prepared by integrating Feuerstein’s Instrumental Enrichment tools and requisite allied health therapies.