Brain Injury Research

Children's Specialized Hospital
Brain Injury Center of Excellence

The Research Center’s studies in brain injury cover a range of topics from the use of robotic technology in mobility rehabilitation to interventions in cognitive functions such as memory, learning and emotional processing.

Our Current Studies

REST Protocol Case Study - The Restful Recovery Education Sensory Stimulation & Therapeutic Interventions (R.E.S.T.) Protocol is a treatment approach designed to both meet the therapeutic needs of children diagnosed with acquired brain injury who are functioning at RLAS levels I-III and also to meet the psychosocial and educational needs of their families.


  • The Examination of Emotional Processing in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury or Autism
  • Modification and Pilot Testing of the mSMT for Improving Learning and Memory in School-Aged Children with TBI
  • Gait Retraining using Visual Biofeedback of Knee Movement in Pediatrics with Cerebral Palsy
  • Biofeedback gait retraining for stiff knee gait correction: multi-joint adaptation in children with cerebral palsy
  • Use of low cost orthotic device to improve upper extremity function in children with cerebral palsy
  • The Application and Modification of an Emotional Processing Intervention in Pediatric TBI
  • Development and Assessment of a Phase Specific Cycling Feedback Intervention System in Pediatric Cerebral Palsy







For a full list of publications, please click here.

Distinguished Lecture Series

Children's Specialized Hospital's Brain Injury Program

The Brain Injury program at Children’s Specialized Hospital provides a broad range of medical care and rehabilitation therapy for patients who have acquired a brain injury through physical trauma or a medical condition that affects brain function. Learn more.

Patient Stories

  • Therapy was always fun. It was never boring and towards the end, my body started to work a little bit. So, when you see your growth over the month, it really boosts confidence.

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  • CSH gave Tony back something so simple that we all take for granted daily.

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  • Thank you to the staff and everybody here. You can tell that people love working here. Even the kids are happy and that says a lot given what’s going on. I’m glad we landed here.

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