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Thank you Brenau University Occupational Therapy students Hannah, Taylor, Sarah Beth & Madison! These four took it upon themselves to create videos despite the challenges of quarantine during Covid-19. Once Side by Side reopens, we will play this video on a loop! It will be a good reminder for both members and staff, especially those…

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Side by Side staff are always refreshing their knowledge in order to better support our members with brain injuries. We recently attended a webinar hosted by the Brain Injury Association of New Jersey (BIANJ), which we often recommend as a valuable resource. Last week, staff and members decided to watch it together – we wanted…

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At Side by Side, our members work alongside staff, other members and…volunteers. We have a dedicated group of people who come to the Clubhouse regularly to help us all get stuff done. With them, we get lunch out on time, plant gardens, run special groups and so much more. They show up with a small,…

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#Covid-19 is tough for everyone. We want to highlight all the amazing caregivers out there! Brainline.org is a great resource and they have a wonderful blog post by a family caregiver. “What an awful, scary, and painful time it has been. I’ve wondered what (if anything) I should share. Some things seem so small now,…

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Twenty years ago today, Side by Side opened our doors to people with brain injuries. It was our dream that they be able to partner with both staff and each other to rebuild skills. Even after two decades our vision is still a world where people with brain injury-related disability have access to services that…

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Even though our Clubhouse is closed, Side by Side staff has been diligently reaching out to each and every member. We are making sure folks have essential supplies and are safe – plus we want to make the time at home a little bit easier. We quickly pivoted and purchased a virtual meeting platform called…

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Thanks to our volunteers, players, sponsors, members, and staff, we were able to raise over $45,000 (after expenses) toward the Side by Side Scholarship Fund. That means more than 300 days a person with brain injury can work on their personal goals for recovery, regardless of their ability to pay. We appreciate the community’s support…

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