Tejas is Texas NeuroRehab Center’s (TNC) 22-bed, post-acute brain injury rehabilitation (PABI) facility located on the TNC Campus 10 minutes from Downtown Austin (Virtual Tour, Click Here). Texas NeuroRehab Center has served those with traumatic brain injuries, stroke and other neurological conditions for 36 years. Patients admitted to TNC will have a seamless continuum of care on one campus including the following levels of care: LTAC to Inpatient Rehab. to Post-Acute Brain Injury Rehab. to Outpatient Rehab. to home.
The post-acute brain injury program includes an individualized treatment plan for each patient adapted to the patient’s goals, personality and the community environment to which the patient and family will be discharged. The interdisciplinary team specializes in the treatment of neurological conditions, especially acquired after traumatic brain injury. The treatment team includes physicians, specialized nurses, personal care techs, therapists, speech language pathologists, neuropsychologists, dietitians and a case manager. All members of the team work toward the common goal of maximizing physical, cognitive, behavioral, and emotional functioning to prevent/minimize chronic disability. Individual and group therapy sessions focus on these goals, helping patients reach their potential and improve independence.
2022 Patient Demographic Data:
93% of our patients discharge home and return to the community.*
Texas NeuroRehab Center is the ONLY program in Texas that has a full traumatic brain injury continuum of care all on one campus, that includes: Long-Term Acute Care, Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation, Post-Acute Brain Injury Rehabilitation (Tejas) and Outpatient Services.
Only post-acute brain injury program located within the Austin City Limits on a 67- acre, countryside campus.
The Tejas Program is overseen by several on-site clinicians who are at the forefront of their clinical fields.
Holly Schneider MA,CCC-SLP, Program Manager
Holly is a Speech-Language Pathologist with 22 years of experience with brain injury patients and an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) specialist and co-author of the Dynamic AAC Goals Grid-2.
Joy Strother, M.A., CCC-SLP, Director of Rehabilitation
Joy is a Speech-Language Pathologist and has 25 years of experience treating brain injury patients.
Jessica Brading, RN, BSN, CBIST, MBA, Director of Nursing is a Registered Nurse and has a Bachelors in Nursing. She has 12 years of nursing experience and over 5 years of traumatic brain injury clinical experience and is also a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer.
Dr. David Morledge, is a neurologist and has been the Medical Director of the Brain Injury Program at Texas NeuroRehab Center since 1988. Dr. Morledge oversees brain injury patient’s care at both Bluebonnet Medical Rehab. Hospital and Tejas Post-Acute Brain Injury Program. He follows patients through our continuum of care, easing the transition on patients and families, allowing for the best outcomes.
Dr. Gregory Tempest is a full-time, on-site neurologist and has been with Texas NeuroRehab Center since 2010. Dr. Tempest oversees brain injury patient’s care at both Bluebonnet Medical Rehab. Hospital and Tejas Post-Acute Brain Injury Program. He follows patients through our continuum of care, easing the transition on patients and families, allowing for the best outcomes.
Dr. Laura Gilbey, on-site Pulmonologist, Executive Medical Director
Dr. Sean Gilbey, on-site Pulmonologist
Dr. David Morledge, on-site Neurologist, Brain Injury Program Director
Dr. Gregory Tempest, on-site Neurologist
Dr. Amy Arrant, on-site Internal Medicine
Dr. Chip Whisenant, on-site Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician and Board Certified Wound Care Physician
Dr. Craig Franke, on-site, Psychiatrist and Addictionologist
Dr. Daniel Garrison, on-site Neuropsychologist
Therapies, in addition to physical, occupational and speech therapies:
Gregory Tempest, MD discusses the Post-Acute Brain Injury Program at Tejas.
Holly Schneider, Program Manager and Speech Pathologist at the Tejas Post-Acute Brain Injury Program talks about what sets our program apart.
Margaret Stuart, DPT discusses case management.
Pat Adams, RN discusses nursing.
Tyler Herman, PT talks about Physical Therapy.
Abby Mallamace, OTR talks about Occupational Therapy.
*Data obtained from patient discharge information from 2019-2021 to date.
In the event of changes in medical status a transition to a sub-acute or acute level of care may be required. The following could cause a resident to transition: 24-hour skilled nursing care and behaviors that place the resident or other residents at risk for harm