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.
The Brain Injury Association of North Carolina (BIANC) Charlotte Resource Office at Carolinas Rehabilitation takes Carolinas Rehabilitation beyond the hospital and into the community, promoting awareness and education about traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Education: Through BIANC, brain injury education is shared with individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their families, as well as service providers and other professionals in the community. Additionally, community forums are offered on selected topics for individuals who have an acquired disability, such as memory challenges following TBI and caregiver needs.
Support: The Charlotte BIANC office provides assistance to people affected by TBI, including linking them to community resources and support groups.
Community Opportunities: The BIANC Charlotte Resource Office at Carolinas Rehabilitation 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.
TTo access available support and services in North Carolina, contact the BIANC Charlotte Resource Office 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: