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.

 

**IMPORTANT NOTICE: THE BABIS WEBSITE WILL BE CLOSING DOWN AND WILL NOT BE UPDATING PAST JUNE OF 2018. PLEASE REFER TO THE BIAMA.ORG WEBSITE FOR FURTHER BABIS MEETING INFORMATION. MONTHLY BABIS MEETINGS WILL CONTINUE AS USUAL.

**ALTHOUGH SALLY JOHNSON IS RETIRING FROM SPAULDING, SHE WILL CONTINUE TO BE INVOLVED IN BABIS AS USUAL. NEW EMAIL TO CONTACT BABIS GROUP LEADERS: MyBabis@comcast.net 

Monthly Support Group Meetings

Please join us

on the first Saturday of the month
at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

300 First Avenue Charlestown, MA 02129

617-952-5000

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

Click here to see meeting details and date exceptions

     **Community Recreation Around Boston (CRAB) Event:**

Please join us for dinner and ice cream at Friendly’s!

Where:
Friendly’s
560 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02135

When:
Wednesday
May 30, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 pm

This event is sponsored by SHIP, and is wheelchair accessible. Please bring a $5 contribution.

To participate please RSVP by Friday 5/25/18. Call Stephanie or Jackie at 617-744-8300 or email newcrc@brain-injury-rehab.com.

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

 **NO MEETING IN JULY*

 

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:                 www.babis.info

Sally Johnson, LICSW, 617-952-6254                        babisgroup@hotmail.com

 

 

 

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for updates about special events.

 

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