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​​Habilitation

The goal of habilitation is to help your loved one live and function as independently as possible. Habilitation helps the body heal and assists the brain in relearning processes so that an individual recovers as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Habilitation will also help the person who has suffer with  traumatic brain injury (TBI) learn new ways to do things if any previous abilities have been lost.

Once a person has successfully completed rehablitation, transfering to habiltation allows a person to learn supportive living techniques to live independendtly. 

The person with TBI and his or her family are the most important members of the habilitation team. Family members should be included in the habilitation and treatment as much as possible.

Some of the other professionals who may be part of this team include:
Physiatrists: Doctors who are experts in habilitation medicine who typically oversee the habilitation process.
Neurologists: Doctors who are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders, including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles.
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Therapist 
  • Speech Therapist 

Therapists who help the person regain thinking skills, communication skills, physical abilities, and behavioral skills.

Neuropsychologists: Specialized psychologists who focus on thinking skills and behavior problems.
Vocational habilitation experts: Employment coaches who help with regaining job skills.

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