REACH: A Program For Post-Stroke
How Do I Enroll?

Classes are offered on a continuing basis. Continuing students who have been pre-approved may fill out a registration form at the REACH Program office.

New students are required to contact the REACH Program coordinator Linda DiNucci at (650) 949-6960. All new students must schedule an evaluation prior to enrolling in the program to determine their needs and ability to participate in a group environment.

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What is the Reach Program?

The Foothill College Community Education REACH Program is designed to provide the essential link between outpatient rehabilitation, full community reintegration to adults recovering from stroke, and acquired brain injury.

With the assistance of the coordinator, students participate in individual goal setting. Classes are tailored to meet specific needs allowing each student to reach their maximum physical, emotional and social potential and to achieve the highest level of independence.

Who can enroll?

Admission to the REACH Program is open to adults 18 years of age or older. It is appropriate for post-stroke individuals and those with acquired brain injuries, who have left the hospital or the rehabilitation center, as well as for those who have old limitations but need guidance and support in learning new activities.

What classes are taught?

Classes are taught by instructors who are licensed specialists in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech/Language Pathology. The program focuses on three core areas: mobility and fitness skills; upper extremity exercises and adaptive living skills; and communication skills

Where is the Reach Program located?

The Foothill College Community Education REACH Program is located at the Middlefield Campus, Building P, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303.

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