Stroke & Disability Learning Center

Exploring Abilities & Transforming Lives since 1975

Since 1975, the Stroke and Disability Learning Center (SDLC) has provided an interdisciplinary educational program for adults who have survived a stroke or are living with disabling conditions. The SDLC is a unique program at Cabrillo College that starts where medical rehabilitation leaves off. Patients become students and enroll in specialized classes to develop strategies and gain skills in a supportive learning community.

The goal of the SDLC is to support independence and promote maximum function for adults adapting to functional losses. Students participate in small-group instruction in Mobility and Fitness, Speech and Communication and Counseling Support. Classes are designed to meet the learning needs of each individual student, taking into account a wide range of disabilities and offering personalized assessment to identify individual learning goals.

Director, Stroke & Disability Learning Center (SDLC) & Adaptive P.E.
HW 1000
Class Hours
Monday - Thursday
9:30am - 2:30pm
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Life After A Neurologic Event
Every two seconds, someone in the world suffers a stroke. Every six, someone's quality of life will forever be changed,quot; —World Health Organization (WHO)