We are particularly interested in current or retired teachers, occupational therapists and physiotherapists. We also need experienced admin support volunteers.
So if you have a few hours spare and want to help contribute to our innovative work please get in touch for an informal chat.
All volunteers will receive an in-depth induction, training appropriate to their role and ongoing support and development to ensure that their volunteering is a positive experience.
If you are interested in continuing to use your knowledge, skills and experience, want to give something back to the community or even to increase your employability prospects please email Ann at email@example.com
To download a copy of our volunteer application pack please click here MATRIX Volunteer Application Pack
"NHS clinicians struggle with what intervention to prioritise in paediatric neuro-rehabilitation due to limited clinical time and the complexity of needs. Children, clinicians, parents and schools all have different neuro-rehabilitation priorities"
"Families and professionals spend time focusing on the negative aspects of ABI. Families need to be properly supported as 'resilience' is key to delivering successful outcomes for children and young people."
"Too often children and young people with ABI are discharged from hospital without specialist brain support that they and their families need to overcome lifelong challenges"
"Poor parenting styles affects children's behavior; increases their learning disability; and has a negative impact on emotions; anxiety; anger management post brain injury"
"Healthy teens are better at identifying strategies to deal with barriers. KIDS WITH ABI'S CAN'T!"
"Different 'experts' involved in pediatric neuro-rehabilitation come from different organisational cultures which causes conflict and has a negative effect on the outcomes for the child."
"Brain development is complex and prolonged. Brain plasticity is influenced by a range of factors. Plasticity provides a base for neuro-rehab therapies and treatment"
"Restoration of anatomical functions and relationships must be done within 2 months of brain injury"
"We would like to see earlier identification and support for children with brain injuries to help them succeed in school."
"We are medical practitioners. The real experts are the parents. Over the last 35 years they have taught me everything I know"