Research, Rehabilitation, and Connecting at Kessler Foundation


AmazonSmile 2020

Love to Shop and Give Back?

December 7, 2020

Skip the lines and give back when you shop online with AmazonSmile this holiday season! With every eligible purchase you make, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the sales to Kessler Foundation.

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Fast Takes - Research that Changes Lives

November 23, 2020

Kessler Foundation researchers are working tirelessly to conduct rehabilitation research that seeks to improve cognition, mobility and long-term outcomes, for people with neurological disabilities caused by diseases and injuries of the

Giving Tuesday - Tyler

Make a Gift. Be a Champion.

November 20, 2020

Join the movement—and double your impact!

On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, Kessler Foundation will participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving and making an impact. Please join us. Your support

Justin Frisbie

Support, Heal, Inspire Our Heroes

November 6, 2020

On Veterans Day, we are proud to share how your support of Kessler Foundation helps people with disabilities—both visible and invisible—including wounded warriors like Justin Frisbie, realize their dreams of career fulfillment,

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Expert Outlook: Returning to Work After a Brain Injury

October 26, 2020

By Thomas Shea, PsyD, Vocational Counselor, Opportunity Project

Returning to work after a brain injury is an important part of the rehabilitation process. For some, obtaining paid employment is an important milestone in recovery

Dirk Hohenkirk

Dirk Wakes Up to Life and Helps Others Wake Up Too

October 8, 2020

As we continue to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we share a story to demonstrate the impact of your support on the lives of people with disabilities like Dirk Hohenkirk. Because of donors like

Jeff McMullen

Jeff Returns to the Job He Loves and a Life More Fulfilled

October 7, 2020

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. In celebration, we share a story to demonstrate how your support helps people with spinal cord injury, like Jeff McMullen, live fuller, more engaged lives

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My Life as a Research Assistant

October 6, 2020

Research assistants are on the front lines of Kessler Foundation's research studies, collecting data, conducting interviews, testing subjects, and most often are the first friendly faces research participants meet. 

In this

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Thank You for an Amazing Virtual Stroll 'N Roll!

October 1, 2020

Many thanks for a successful and special day! People of all ages and abilities gathered in their own neighborhoods on September 27 for Kessler Foundation’s first-ever virtual Stroll ‘N Roll to prove that abilities are what

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2020 Kessler Foundation Grantee Symposium

September 29, 2020 Falling through the Cracks: Implications of AI
for Employment of Individuals with Disabilities


Friday, November 13, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00pm EST 

Registration info:
Free and open to the