When a brain injury survivor, family member, caregiver, or professional turns to BIAC for assistance, that assistance is provided by a Brain Injury Specialist. A specialist's role is to offer the individualize support, advocacy, and guidance required to ensure that the often complex and overwhelming challenges experienced following a brain injury are handled more easily and effectively. The BIAC also sponsors approximately 30 Support Groups throughout Connecticut. All provide information, support, and encouragement to survivors and their loved ones.
Danbury Hospital is a 371-bed regional medical center and university teaching hospital associated with Yale University School of Medicine, the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and the University of Vermont. Inpatient and outpatient programs are available. The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine provides treatment programs.
Easter's mission is to provide comprehensive medical and vocational services to people with disabilities in order to maximize their independence and self-sufficiency. The Easter Seals Brain Injury Program uses a multidisciplinary approach to recovery that includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, social services, and neuropsychology. The program focuses on the management of physical, cognitive, and behavioral problems resulting from head trauma or brain injury.
Hospital for Special Care (HSC) is a private, not-for-profit 228-bed rehabilitation long-term acute and chronic care hospital, widely-known and respected for its expertise in physical rehabilitation (including outpatient rehabilitation), respiratory care and medically-complex pediatrics. Special programs for spinal cord injuries, pulmonary rehabilitation, acquired brain injuries, stroke, ventilator management and geriatrics, make HSC an important regional resource for patients with special healthcare needs.