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Helen Hayes Hospital Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

CARF International has announced that Helen Hayes Hospital has been accredited for a period of three years The latest accreditation is the fifth consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to the specialty physical rehabilitation hospital. … Continue reading

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Stretch Reflexes with Special Guest Jacob Buus Anderson

Jacob Buus Anderson, Biomedical Engineer and Associate Research Professor at the University of Aalborg, has established himself working with multiple sclerosis patients utilizing his groundbreaking invention: the portable stretch reflex device. The man who we affectionately referred to as Tony … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation hosts second annual Charity Golf Outing at exclusive Manhattan Woods Golf Club

The second annual Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation Golf Outing will take place on September 10, 2012 at the Manhattan Woods Golf Club in West Nyack, New York. Rockland Toyota has once again signed on as the event’s grand sponsor. The … Continue reading

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See you at the EXPO!

On Saturday, April 21, we will be hosting our very first Adapted Sports, Rec & Living EXPO right here at Helen Hayes Hospital. I am excited to let everyone know that there will be a terrific group of approximately 50 … Continue reading

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Guest Speaker: Thriving Through & Beyond Trauma

Helen Hayes Hospital is pleased to announce that it will host a presentation, “Thriving Through and Beyond Trauma,” by the noted speaker Gary Karp on Wednesday April 4, 2012 from 5:30- 7:00pm. The event is free and open to the … Continue reading

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Hands-On Assistive Technology Workshops Scheduled for Spring

The Arnold Goldman Center for Assistive Technology at Helen Hayes Hospital is offering a series of free workshops focusing on an array of assistive technology products and services. Such technology enables individuals with physical disabilities to function at a higher … Continue reading

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ADAPTED SPORTS, RECREATION & LIVING EXPO COMING UP

Helen Hayes Hospital will host an “Adapted Sports, Recreation & Living Expo” on Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. The event is free of charge and is open … Continue reading

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Adapted Skiing Programs Scheduled

This winter, Belleayre Mountain in Highmount, New York and Helen Hayes Hospital will be hosting a series of Adaptive Skiing Workshops. The events, which are open to individuals with disabilities, are being held in conjunction with Helen Hayes Hospital’s Adapted … Continue reading

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From SCI patient to research participant & staff member: a personal journey

Hello! I’m Lauren Verlizzo and I work in Dr. Aiko Thompson’s Translational Neurological Research lab here at Helen Hayes Hospital where I began not as an employee, but a patient. In July of 2002, I suffered from a C5-C6 incomplete … Continue reading

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Hospital Announces Spinal Cord Injury Support Group Speaker

The Helen Hayes Hospital Spinal Cord Injury Support Group announces the program for its Wednesday, February 3 meeting, which takes place at 6:00 pm in the second floor dining room. Jeff Adams, Founder of Marvel Wheelchairs will be the guest … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation Hospital to Sponsor Spinal Cord Injury Symposium

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, New York will sponsor a two-day educational conference, “A Symposium on Spinal Cord Injury: a multidisciplinary approach to managing trauma, restoring mobility and improving quality of life,” on Friday September 23 to Saturday September … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Three-Year Accreditation from The Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). The hospital has been accredited for its comprehensive integrated inpatient rehabilitation programs, as … Continue reading

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Hospital Awarded Grant from Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation

will fund research in osteoporosis and spinal cord injury Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw has announced that it is the recipient of a  two-year $150,000 grant from the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF). The grant will fund a research … Continue reading

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