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Any of a variety of conditions that are characterized by significant impairment of brain tissue and resultant loss of brain function including degenerative illnesses (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, stroke and other cerebrovascular accidents), genetic variations or mutations that affect the development and functioning of the brain either in utero or following birth, traumatic brain injury, post infection damage, brain tumors, and permanent damage that occurs as a result of seizures, substance toxicity or other disorders as well as conditions affecting the brain that are present prior to birth.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
AQUATIC THERAPY PROGRAMOffers water therapy for Outpatients: orthopedic injuries, stroke victims, brain injuries, neuromuscular patients, back pain sufferers, osteoporosis, muscular dystrophy, and others needing exercise with less stress to joints. Patients must be able to go into aquaciser without assistance there are steps to get into the water-enclosed treadmill (Aquaciser).SuffolkAQUATIC THERAPY PROGRAMST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
BEHAVIORAL NEUROLOGY PROGRAMOffers an interdisciplinary approach with neurological, psychiatric and neuropsychological assessments, a comprehensive program of cognitive remediation and counseling to serve the needs of patients and their families. Services include diagnostic evaluation and treatment of patients with cognitive and memory disorders related to stroke, head injury, epilepsy, dementia and chronic fatigue syndrome.SuffolkBEHAVIORAL NEUROLOGY PROGRAMSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATEProvides understanding and prevention of brain injury through education, advocacy, research grants, and community support services. Provides a Family Help-Line and Resource Center for individuals with brain injury. Educates the public through media campaigns, and publications. Conducts educational conferences, seminars, and training programs designed for medical professionals, trial lawyers, family members and persons with brain injury. Call for more information.BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATEBRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUPOffers a support group for survivors of traumatic brain injuries or strokes. Also provides support for family and friends of survivors. Group meets the second Wednesday of every month in Board Room #2, from 7-9pm. Call with any questions.SuffolkBRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUPSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
CIRCLE OF FRIENDS (BRAIN ANEURYSM SUPPORT GROUP)Offers education, support and resources to brain aneurysm survivors, their family members and caregivers.NassauCIRCLE OF FRIENDS (BRAIN ANEURYSM SUPPORT GROUP)NORTHWELL HEALTH
COMMON GROUND ALLIANCEEncourages a sense of community, provides social networking opportunities and offers a variety of stimulating activities and events for brain injury survivors and their families/significant others. Also promotes socialization, participation and engagement within a structured and supportive atmosphere, and amongst professionals, peers and advocates who understand the unique challenges of living with a brain injury.NassauCOMMON GROUND ALLIANCECOMMON GROUND ALLIANCE
COMMUNITY RE-ENTRY PROGRAMOffers a combination of services including individual and group counseling and therapies, family education, community mobility training,independent living skills training, neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessment, social skills training, pre-vocational training, vocational rehabilitation, communication skills, swallowing evaluations, case management and TBI Medicaid Waiver Services. All services offered at St. Charles, in the home, workplace or other community settings. Also offers a book club and Pilates Group.SuffolkCOMMUNITY RE-ENTRY PROGRAMST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGYOffers an interdisciplinary approach with neurological, psychiatric and neuropsychological assessments, a comprehensive program of cognitive remediation and counseling to serve the needs of patients and their families. Services include diagnostic evaluation and treatment of patients with cognitive and memory disorders related to stroke, head injury, epilepsy, dementia and chronic fatigue syndrome.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGYSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICESProvides information and referral, networking and advocacy regarding head injury to ensure access to all medical, residential, vocational and social systems, case management, support groups for survivors, family members and spouses/significant others in two locations, and public and professional awareness through educational in-service programs, publications, legislative advocacy and lobbying.SuffolkFAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICESHEAD INJURY ASSOCIATION, INC.
FAMILY WELLNESS CENTERDiagnostic and Treatment Center offers primary medical services as well as psychiatric and psychological, podiatry, physical, speech and occupational therapy, audiology, dental, dermatology, endocrinology, gynecology, neurology, nutrition, optometry, and physiatry to individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illness, those who have been dually diagnosed and/or those with traumatic brain injury. Call. Appointment required.SuffolkFAMILY WELLNESS CENTERFAMILY RESIDENCES AND ESSENTIAL ENTERPRISES, INC.
HAVEN HALLProvides specialty care services to the younger adult population who require medical care and rehabilitation due to illness or injuries such as Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, and Traumatic Brain Injury. Offers long and short term rehabilitation and a unique living environment stressing autonomy and personal independence.SuffolkHAVEN HALLBELLHAVEN CENTER FOR REHABILITATION AND NURSING CARE
HEARING AND SPEECH CENTEREvaluates and serves adults and children with hearing, speech, language or swallowing impairments. Offers a full range of audiological and speech pathology and testing which include brain stem evoked response, central auditory test batteries, electomystagmography(for vertigo), hearing aid evaluations and hearing aid analysis, and site of lesion testing. State approved diagnostic and treatment center. Participates in the New York State Health Department's physically handicapped Children's Program. Also serves as a training center for gradual speech pathology and audiology students from affiliated universities.SuffolkHEARING AND SPEECH CENTERST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
HILAIRE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTERProvides skilled nursing services and long term care. Services in Alzheimer's Disease, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Chemotherapy, hospice care, occupational therapy, pain management, physical, speech, and respiratory therapies, tracheostomy care, traumatic brain injury care and wound care.SuffolkHILAIRE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTERHILAIRE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER
INSTITUTE OF NEUROSCIENCE; STROKE CENTEROffers services in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation stages of neurological disorders, such as, stroke, tumors, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, pain management and spine surgery. One of 11 Stroke Centers on Long island, part of the Harvey Cushing Institutes of Neuroscience.SuffolkINSTITUTE OF NEUROSCIENCE; STROKE CENTERSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
PEDIATRIC TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY UNIT (TBI)Provides the only traumatic brain injury unit for children and young adults on Long Island. The program focuses on physical and cognitive rehabilitation.SuffolkPEDIATRIC TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY UNIT (TBI)ST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
RECREATION/RESPITE PROGRAMProvides a therapeutic Recreation/Respite Program four times yearly-summer, winter, spring and fall to head injured survivors of Long Island.SuffolkRECREATION/RESPITE PROGRAMHEAD INJURY ASSOCIATION, INC.
REGIONAL CENTER FOR BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATIONTreats adult patients recovering from coma or with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Employs wide range of technologies to address diverse patient needs. Emphasizes family involvement in rehabilitation process. Maintains secure, private facilities designed to accommodate special needs of brain-injured patients. Requires that program candidates have nondegenerative brain damage, be medically stable and responsive, and have reasonable expectation of rehabilitation.SuffolkREGIONAL CENTER FOR BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATIONSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
REHABILITATION CENTERProvides inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative care, including amputation, brain injury/trauma, multitrauma, orthopedic, pediatric, spinal cord injury, and stroke rehabilitation.SuffolkREHABILITATION CENTERST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
REHABILITATION FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSProvides inpatient rehabilitative therapy for children and adolescents occupational, physical, recreational and speech therapy, psychology, audiology, nursing and social work. Services are offered to children and adolescents with a disability including, but not limited to, brain injury, anoxic encephalopathy, stroke, spinal cord injury, tumors, neuromuscular conditions, orthopedic/rheumatological impairments, amputees, congenital anomalies, burns, and post surgical rehabilitation.SuffolkREHABILITATION FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
RESIDENTIAL CARESpecial homes for medically frail children. Includes 24 hour nursing care.SuffolkRESIDENTIAL CAREANGELA'S HOUSE
RESIDENTIAL SERVICESProvides a creative range of housing opportunities across Long Island to meet a variety of care/support needs for persons with head injuries.SuffolkRESIDENTIAL SERVICESHEAD INJURY ASSOCIATION, INC.
RESPITE/RECREATION PROGRAMProvides weekend recreational, cultural, educational activities appropriate to participant's functional abilities, offering time out for parents or caretakers.NassauRESPITE/RECREATION PROGRAMLIFE'S WORC, INC.
SOUTHSIDE BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUPOffers survivors of brain injury and their caregivers the opportunity to meet with their peers to discuss concerns, coping strategies and experiences. Call for additional information.NassauSOUTHSIDE BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUPNORTHWELL HEALTH
SPECIAL NEEDS/SILVER ALERT PROGRAMOffers a program that allows family members of people with cognitive disabilities to register their loved one with the police department and provide a detailed physical description and some medical history . Participants receive a free bracelet with a police phone number and their registration number. Once alerted that a person is missing, police can access a database and transmit detailed information to patrol cars, precincts, highway information signs, and other agencies. The Special Needs/Silver Alert registry form (PDCS-8060d) can be downloaded from website. Call for additional information.SuffolkSPECIAL NEEDS/SILVER ALERT PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
STROKE PROGRAMProvides care for patients with cerebrovascular diseases including: cerebral infarction, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and rehabilitation. Intensive early monitoring of stroke patients is offered in the stroke acute care unit.SuffolkSTROKE PROGRAMSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
STROKE SUPPORT GROUPProvides support group for stroke patients.NassauSTROKE SUPPORT GROUPMERCY MEDICAL CENTER
SUPPORT GROUPSProvides support groups for survivors of head injury, and separately for families of head injury survivors. Locations for meetings include Hy Feinstein Clubhouse, Commack (3rd Wednesday of each month, 7:30-9pm, and Nassau County Medical Center, East Meadow (1st Tuesday of each month 7:30-9pm).SuffolkSUPPORT GROUPSHEAD INJURY ASSOCIATION, INC.
THE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/BELLMOREAdvances neuroscience research, provides support groups and services, and improves quality of life for adults and children diagnosed with injuries, tumors of the brain and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD). The support group holds their meeting at the North Bellmore Public Library, 1551 Newbridge Rd., No. Bellmore, the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm.NassauTHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/BELLMORETHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/BELLMORE
THE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/HUNTINGTON STATIONAdvances neuroscience research, provides support groups and services, and improves quality of life for adults and children diagnosed with injuries, tumors of the brain and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD). The support group holds their meeting at the North Bellmore Public Library, 1551 Newbridge Rd., No. Bellmore, the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm.SuffolkTHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/HUNTINGTON STATIONTHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/HUNTINGTON STATION
THE HY FEINSTEIN CLUBHOUSEProvides people with traumatic brain injury a place that offers opportunities in areas of working, learning, socialization and finding employment in the community. The Community Integration Program of the Clubhouse allows members to return to the community and participate in numerous educational trips across Long Island. The Employment Opportunity Department of The Clubhouse finds jobs, as well as volunteer opportunities, centered around the individuals abilities, interests and schedule.SuffolkTHE HY FEINSTEIN CLUBHOUSEHEAD INJURY ASSOCIATION, INC.
THE TRAUMA CENTERTreats both adult and pediatric patients suffering from traumatic injury and severe brain injury. Call for more information.SuffolkTHE TRAUMA CENTERGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
TRANSITIONS OF LONG ISLANDProvides comprehensive neuro-rehabilitation program for persons with acquired neurologic injuries including: traumatic brain injury, stroke, brain tumor, anoxia, encephalitis, mild head injury and brain diseases. Offers physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, cognitive rehabilitation, neuropsychology, social work, rehabilitation counseling, pre-vocational counseling, nursing, life-skills training, and case management. Operates in-patient and out-patient programs, patient/family support groups, and educational programs. Involves patients in active, mutually beneficial relationship with local community.NassauTRANSITIONS OF LONG ISLANDLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
TRANSITIONS OF LONG ISLAND MONTHLY WELLNESS/ SUPPORT SERIESProvides individuals who suffered a neurological injury/illness and their family members information,education and support to assist in coping with the challenges that arise as a result of their illness and promote wellness. Offers opportunities for participants to share their concerns and experiences with others and network with professionals,fellow survivors and advocates. Call for more information.NassauTRANSITIONS OF LONG ISLAND MONTHLY WELLNESS/ SUPPORT SERIESNORTHWELL HEALTH
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION PROGRAMProvides neurobehavioral inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services for people with traumatic brain injury caused by traumatic accidents, cerebral hemorrhage, anoxia, and infections such as encephalitis. Services include coma management, ventilator weaning and management, home/food management, nutrition services, occupational therapy, orthopedic consultations, education, physical therapy, psychiatric services, psychological services, cognitive neuropsychology, rehabilitation nursing services, respiratory therapy, social services, speech/language therapy, swallowing/feeding therapy, recreation therapy, 24 hour medical supervision and vocational services, as well as a transitional program incorporating support services and independent living skills training.TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION PROGRAMHELEN HAYES HOSPITAL
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY UNITProvides a traumatic brain injury unit for adults including in-patient, sub-acute, outpatient and community re-entry services to persons who have either traumatic or acquired injury to the brain. The Community Re-Entry component to the program gives patients the opportunity to learn or re-learn functional and daily living skills.SuffolkTRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY UNITST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATIONProvides vocational rehabilitation evaluations, career assessments, career seminars, career counseling, job accommodations, computer training, on-site light industrial workshop, supported employment, and job placement service offered to adults with cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, developmental disabilities, and other physical and neurological disabilities including learning disabilities and acquired disabilities, such as multiple sclerosis and stroke. Transitional services for school students with disabilities.SuffolkVOCATIONAL REHABILITATIONUCP OF LONG ISLAND

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