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 firstname.lastname@example.org
To download a copy of our volunteer application pack please click here MATRIX Volunteer Application Pack
"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"
"More play increases brain plasticity and makes for better recovery post brain injury"
"Restoration of anatomical functions and relationships must be done within 2 months of brain injury"
"Healthy teens are better at identifying strategies to deal with barriers. KIDS WITH ABI'S CAN'T!"
"We need to harness the power of brain plasticity for treating children and young people with brain injury. Stressful experiences alter brain development of a child, especially at the key ages of 0-3 and at ages 10-16"
"Pediatric neuro-rehabilitation cannot be delivered in isolation. The needs of the child have to be looked at both holistically and within the context of the family unit. Parents need to be empowered to be parents in post-acute pediatric neuro-rehabilitation following brain injury"
"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."
"Parent-supported interventions after pediatric ABI bring reductions to the cost to society"
"We are medical practitioners. The real experts are the parents. Over the last 35 years they have taught me everything I know"
"When different organisations assess different aspects of a child's neuro-rehabilitation needs, everyone looks at things from a different perspective and highlight needs and conflicting priorities"