Help rebuild lives.
Join QLI in providing life-changing rehabilitation and care for individuals with brain and spinal cord injuries.
How You Can Help
It’s as simple as this: Your support allows us to give our clients and their families the best possible odds by offering state-of-the-art technology and complex, individualized programming. Together, we are not just helping clients and families recover. We are helping rediscover passions and re-establish identities.
Unrivaled rehabilitation expertise.
Relentlessly inspired team.
Proud to call Omaha home.
The people we serve are just like you – employees, parents, students. A lightning bolt, a mosquito bite, a car accident, or a fall. Within seconds and without warning they were forced to begin fighting to rebuild the life they once lived. Take a moment to read their stories and see how your support can make an impact.
Deucer Smith & Mary Coons | So Much to Give
May 31, 2023
The video, dated May 23, 1993, crackles with that unmistakable 90s VHS effect. The lens of the camcorder pushes into a kitchen. It is morning and relatively quiet save for […]
Eric Zimmerman | Playing On
April 21, 2023
The electric guitar rumbles with a shifting pitch as the E string is tuned. In tandem, across the rehearsal space, the bass guitar follows suit. The bass and guitar amplifiers, […]
Cassidy Slusher | Living Purposefully
March 23, 2023
“I’ve had a little bit of an unconventional life, one that I worked very hard to make a reality.” Twenty-nine-year-old Cassidy Slusher hails from Denver, Colorado. Conventional paths are not […]
Oscar Guillamondegui | The Calling
March 3, 2023
It seems some are born with a calling. From a young age, they march clearly towards the goal they are inspired to pursue: garnering qualifications, showing proficiency, and knocking down […]
Pat Korth | Perseverance and Tenacity
January 31, 2023
Above all else, Pat Korth is a husband and father of five. His evenings and weekends are filled with going to his kids’ practices, games, and social events. He’s just […]
Jay Stinson | Renewed Perspective
January 17, 2023
“Open Photos—Albums—Up. Up.” In the Gait Lab at QLI, Jay Stinson is scrolling through his camera roll. A series of thirty related photos and videos come up, and in the […]
Don Tohm | Ready for the Fight
January 9, 2023
Certain setbacks in life can feel insurmountable. Some might truly be minor inconveniences, like misplacing your car keys. Others define the rest of your life. When facing unexpected challenges, some […]
Megan Wilson | Strength Over Fear
January 9, 2023
In the hills of Cody, Wyoming, roads are being built. Such progress demands a company with a backbone cemented in the area—a company like Wilson Bros. Construction. Megan Wilson, daughter […]
Jim Curry | One Step At a Time
November 1, 2022
“You see, Wes and I are in a competition.” Jim Curry is watching a video on QLI physical therapist Connor Davis’ phone. In the video, Connor’s 11-month-old son Wes is […]
The Ready Canvases | QLI’s East Campus Hobby Room
October 28, 2022
A dozen canvases stand on easels in the QLI East Campus Hobby Room. The pieces of art are in various stages of completion, and owe from a variety of mediums—watercolor […]
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