Our Team

Specialist rehabilitation, in good hands.

TABIRS benefits from unrivalled access to the expertise and oversight of multiple esteemed professionals with many years of combined industry experience.

Led by President Hedy Chandler, a registered Social Worker and Executive Director of Community Head Injury Resource Services of Toronto (CHIRS) since 1986, she has overseen the organization grow to become one of North America’s most recognized multi-service health agencies.

Our neuropsychologists Carolyn Lemsky and Michelle Busse have over 35 years of combined industry experience. They are both fully qualified to quickly understand the complex relationships between an individual’s brain injury, history, personality and their environment.

Active participants in regular team meetings, staff training and mentoring sessions, this underlines their passion and commitment to providing consistent, high quality service.

Whenever you work with us, TABIRS will design program plans that include personally relevant goals, appropriate intervention strategies focused on an individual’s strengths and needs, and provision of services to stimulate community integration and personal achievement.

Carry on reading to discover a little more about our team members and how they treat every single person with compassion, dignity, inclusivity and respect. Rest assured, you’re in good hands with us.

Why choose TABIRS? Here’s how we’re different.

Practical Reports

Designed to be easily interpreted by clients and families, and readily translated into service and care plans.

Specialized Practice

Providing evaluation and intervention with complex co-occurring conditions such as serious mental illness and substance use.

Significant Expertise

Our assessors are experienced with medical legal evaluations and are confident courtroom experts.

Long-Term Care Specialists

As clinicians who provide ongoing intervention for clients in the community, we are well positioned to advise on long-term care needs and costs as well.

Discover the difference our rehabilitation and support services can make.
Please call us today at (416)-696-6031, toll free: 833-696-6031.

We transform lives.
Help us do more for the community.

A gift to the CHIRS Foundation is a wonderful way to pay tribute or make a dfference to those
living with ABI and their families. Your donations help with undertaking more ABI research,
consistently improving care facilities, and employing even more influential members of staff.

People Also Asked

What services do you provide?

We provide a wide range of flexible and specialist ABI rehabilitation and support services from Adult Day Services to Neuropsychological Services. Please visit our Services page to discover the full range of ways we can help.

Where is TABIRS based?

Toronto ABI Rehab Specialists Limited (TABIRS) is based at 62 Finch Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario M2N 7G1. When visiting us, there are a limited number of parking spaces behind our building. Please visit our Contact Us page for directions to our office.

What clinical credentials does TABIRS have?

TABIRS benefits from first-hand access to two professional neuropsychologists with over 35 years of combined industry experience. Find out more about specialist clinicians Dr. Carolyn Lemsky and Dr. Michelle Busse by visiting their bio pages.

How does TABIRS work with CHIRS?

TABIRS works solely in collaboration with Community Head Injury Resource Services of Toronto (CHIRS). We provide a broad range of life-changing services to the ABI community on a fee-for-service basis. TABIRS benefits from CHIRS’ expertise and reputation developed and refined over 40 years.

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