Carolinas HealthCare System offers a support group for amputees. The group meets every quarter in Pineville. To sign up, contact Mary Draize.
The Adaptive Sports & Adventures Program (ASAP) helps adults and children with physical disabilities develop skills that will lead to an active lifestyle without barriers.
ASAP members can participate in a range of individual and team sports – from waterskiing and hand cycling to tennis and golf.
To learn more, call 704-355-1062 or email us.
Cycle to the Sea is a unique bike ride that raises funds and awareness for the Adaptive Sports & Adventures Program (ASAP) at Carolinas HealthCare System's Carolinas Rehabilitation. Twice a year, athletes with physical disabilities cycle on handcycles or tandem bikes over several days in North Myrtle Beach and Charleston, covering 180 miles or more.
Traumatic Brain Injury Project STAR is a community-based program that takes Carolinas Rehabilitation beyond the hospital and into the community, promoting awareness and education about traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Education: TBI Project STAR provides brain injury education to individuals with TBI and their families, as well as service providers and other professionals in the community.
Support and Advocacy: Project STAR assists people affected by TBI and their families with accessing resources in their communities, including support groups. Project STAR provides technical assistance to more than five support groups in the Charlotte area and surrounding counties, and is a strong and constant advocate for individuals living with TBI.
Project STAR develops and supports community-based programs for individuals with TBI. We provide assistance to community agencies that develop programs and opportunities for the TBI population. Project STAR provides the services for the Brain Injury Association [http://www.bianc.net/] of North Carolina’s Family and Community Support Office at Carolinas Rehabilitation.
To access available support and services in North Carolina, contact TBI Project STAR at Carolinas Rehabilitation at 704-355-1502.
Please email us for the most up-to-date resources and educational materials about traumatic brain injury.
Service providers maybe visit NCTBITraining.org for a free training course.
Carolinas Rehabilitation patients are assigned a clinical social worker to help you through your rehabilitation. Our staff of clinical social workers understands the impact that disability and other diseases can have – both on the patient and their family. Clinical social workers can help with things like: