Boston Acquired Brain Injury Support Group


Purpose of BABIS

  • Provide socialization for individuals with acquired brain injury, and their families and friends.
  •  Educate the community about acquired brain injury.
  • Supply members and the community with local and national resources.
  • Offer support and coping strategies.



Monthly Support Group Meetings

Please join us

on the first Saturday of the month
at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

300 First Avenue Charlestown, MA 02129


in Conference Rooms A & B, 1st Floor
from 10am to 12pm

Click here to see meeting details and date exceptions


BABIS Boston Acquired Brain Injury Support Group

***2018- Meeting Schedule***


January 13:  BABIS 17 year party!  

Ice breaker games, raffles, fun


Feb. 3:Stress and Pain Management go Hand in Hand”

Eve Kennedy-Spaien, OTR/L, Clinical Supervisor, Pain and Functional Restoration Program, SRH/Medford


March 3:Did You Remember to Pay Attention?”

Pauline Fiorello, OTR/L CBIS & Linda Garrity, MA, CCC-SLP, SRH


April 7: Adaptive Sports, “Strengthen and Lengthen!”

Allie Cain, CTRS, Therapeutic Recreation, SRH +

Audrey Zaferos, PT and Elise Jackson, PT, Community Rehab Care


May 5:  Museum of Science! Mugar Omni


June 2: “SMART Goals for Summer Activities”

Emily Silverberg, MS, CCC-SLP & Amy Crespi, MS, CCC-SLP, SRH



August 5:  11th Annual Boston Harbor Spirit Cruise

 Noon – 2 pm, note Sunday date


September 8: “State of the Art- Brain 101”

Rick Sanders, MS, CCC-SLP, SRH


October 6: “The Role of Creative Arts in Healing”

Janet Cromer, RN, MA, ATR


November 3: “Gratefulness and Appreciation”

BABIS Planning Committee


December 1: Singing Our Way through the Holidays-

How Music Can Help in Neuro Recovery”

Caitlyn Hyatt, MT-BC, NMT, SRH/MedRhythms, Inc.



For further information, please contact:       

Sally Johnson, LICSW, 617-952-6254              




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