(Lubbock,TX) – The Transitional Learning Center (TLC) recently celebrated 5 years of serving survivors of acquired brain injury at their facility in Lubbock, TX on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
Since 1982, TLC has been and continues to be recognized as a "Pioneer" in the field of post-acute brain injury rehabilitation (PABIR), and is one of the only non-profits of its kind in the state.
In an effort to better serve theWest Texas community, TLC opened its doors in Lubbock under the medical direction of Dr. Roger Wolcott. Since opening in Lubbockin May of 2008, TLC has served over 300 patients with acquired brain injury from all parts of West Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Colorado.
TLC patients have endured a variety of acquired brain injuries, inlcuding Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), stroke (CVA), anoxic events, and brain tumors. Patients participate in 5-8 hours of therapy 5 days each week, including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech/Language Therapy, Recreational Therapy, and Counseling in additon to receiving a neuropsych eval, nursing care, and case management.
TLC patients, each with a unique story, have been able to return to their own homes safely, graduate from high school, attend college, return to work, and most importantly return to being active members of the West Texas community.