Resource Category: Returning to Life and Referral Rehab Services
The Adolescent and Young Adult Program provides adolescents, age 12 to 19 with acquired or congenital disabilities living in British Columbia and the Yukon an opportunity to address their rehabilitation needs and the transition tasks of adolescences.
This program provides interdisciplinary assessment and treatment for persons with complex neuro-muscular-skeletal conditions. Adolescents with primarily developmental intellectual impairment or mental health conditions are not seen.
- Moderate to severe brain injury
- Spinal cord injury and spina bifida
- Cerebral palsy
- Neuro-muscular disease such as Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy
- Other congenital or acquired neuro-muscular diseases
- Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services
- Individual goal setting
- Assessment and treatment
- Assistance with service funding options
- Information and referral to community resources
- Education for clients, families, care providers and schools
- Physiatrist (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician)
- Occupational Therapist
- Social Worker
- Speech Language Pathologist
- Recreational Therapist
Services available to individuals living in every BC health authority, including: Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Fraser Health Authority, Island Health Authority, Interior Health Authority and Northern Health Authority.