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Dr. D. Berens, rehabilitation consultant

Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse is a true gem within the field of rehabilitation and community support for adults with traumatic or acquired brain injury. Side by Side helps members regain their sense of self and move forward to become productive and contributing members of society, with the support, love and care of the…

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Laurie, wife of Clubhouse member

Side By Side means so much to me and my family.  As the wife of a member, I am so thankful for the role Side By Side plays in my husband’s continued growing and adapting to life with a brain injury.  As a volunteer, my family is rewarded ten fold every time we do something…

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Irvine, Clubhouse volunteer

As regards staff and volunteers the Clubhouse offers a terrific opportunity for meaningful service to our fellow man. Families and society are well served when a member who was providing meaningful contributions to his family before his accident or set-back is re-empowered and regains his self worth.

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Dr. M. Rusin, psychologist serving brain injured clients

The Clubhouse is a treasured and unusual resource.  It provides experiences that I, as a professional, cannot.  Working as part of a community, a person learns to value others, to value him or herself.  The Clubhouse provides a safe and respectful space in which patients become people again.

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Candler Broom, CEO, Austin Brown Inc.

Just had to send you a note for sending Colleen our way. We have never had anybody as conscientious and dedicated to her work as Colleen. She is always on time and goes out of her way to accommodate others in the Office. Thanks for sending Colleen and the wonderful work done at Side By…

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Memories of My Life

Me llamo Manuel.  Tuve un accidente de trabajo y estuve diez dias en coma. Ingrese  a Shepherd Center y despues a Shepherd Pathways y de ultimo estoy en Side By Side donde e aprendido algunas cosas  y ya me he recuperado muhco de mis lesions.  Entre las cosas que me gustan esta sembrar flores y…

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Generosity

One of the things I enjoy most about the Clubhouse is the generosity of our members. I tell new volunteers that our members will share moving stories of survival and triumph with them and some of them even travel around the city with Cindi talking to groups about their experiences. Others are generous in giving…

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Chris Responds to his Article

Upon reading an article about my traumatic brain injury, in the Shepherd Spinal Column magazine, I felt it very relieving to be past that fateful, tragic day back in mid-June, 2010.  While reading about this experience tends to take me back, in a small way, to that fateful day that would come to change my life…

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Terry Ingwersen, Side by Side volunteer extraordinaire

Our Stone Mountain Woman’s Club began our relationship with Side by Side when the Clubhouse moved to Stone Mountain Village several years ago.  We recently held our 6th Annual Christmas Brunch honoring the SxS members and staff, an event during which we celebrate the season with food, fellowship, and singing.  We are moved by the…

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