Happy Mother's Day! At Kessler Foundation, we recognize how important moms can be for people with disabilities—and how important our donors are for advancing life-changing rehabilitation research. Today, I share a story to demonstrate how a mother’s love, optimism, and support make all the
We are proud to say 70% of Kessler Foundation staff are women. As an organization, we embrace efforts to identify and leverage the authentic leadership strengths that women bring to the equation. To celebrate women at Kessler Foundation, we highlight three out of our many deserving employees, each
Dr. Nancy Chiaravalloti joined Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. on his monthly cable broadcast “To the Point,” to discuss the implications of brain injuries in sports, the military and other activities. The panel included Leonard Marshall, a former defensive lineman with the New York Giants who has been
Kessler Foundation announces the Winter 2015 issue of TBI News & Views (Vol. 6, No. 1), a consumer newsletter of the Northern New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury System (NNJTBIS). Read the story of Tracy Matos, who expanded her family and returned to work after her injury. Learn the latest
Online radio program 'Speaking with Dr. B" addresses concussion as topic for start of school year
Nancy Chiaravalloti, PhD, was interviewed on July 31 about traumatic brain injuries (TBI) on ‘Speaking of Health with Dr. B’s special radio program for the beginning of the new school year. “The
At SCI Grand Rounds, Dr. Kalpakjian Discusses Gynecological Health Care Experiences of Women with Disabilities
Claire Z. Kalpakjian, PhD, MS, delivered a presentation, “’Makes You Want to Just Give Up…and Hide’: The Gynecological Health Care Experiences of Women with Disabilities” at the Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Grand Rounds on May 27, 2014 at Kessler Conference Center, sponsored by the Northern New Jersey
Update on Prism Therapy for Stroke Rehabilitation
Stroke researchers continue their successful NIDRR-funded research project, examining the impact of prism adaptation therapy for the hidden disability of spatial neglect in more than 300 stroke survivors. “We found that spatial neglect is under
The Outcomes and Assessment Lab received an NIH Roadmap award (U-01) related to the national PROMIS project. Kessler Foundation�s subcontract on this project is estimated at $1,040,000 over 4 years.
PROMIS is the acronym for Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Health Information System. Boston
Kessler Foundation supports research, employment opportunities, and community programs.
Kessler Foundation Supports Abilities through Rehabilitation Research
As the largest public charity for people with disabilities, Kessler Foundation discovers ways to maximize their abilities through researching
Mohnish Sabhani is your typical 12 year old—a casual kid who loves technology and gaming. But when his Social Studies teacher, Ms. Gorton from Park Middle School in Scotch Plains, NJ, gave the class a service learning project, he took the opportunity to go above and beyond her expectations.