Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center Raises over $72,000 at The Mane Event

A country casual evening of great food, music and silent auction


Manes & Motions rider Max Sznaj dances with his riding instructor Marie Aparo at The Mane Event

Hospital for Special Care Announces Connecticut’s First In-patient Autism Unit

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Oct. 5, 2015) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) unveiled plans today for Connecticut’s first in-patient unit designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). HSC responded to a request for proposal from the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and was awarded a $500,000 grant for development, staff recruitment and training for the in-patient autism unit. This eight bed unit will serve children from ages 10 to 21, and it will create 38 new in-state jobs.

Hospital for Special Care Chief John Votto Announces Retirement Plan; Lynn Ricci to succeed Votto as President and CEO

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Sept. 17, 2015) – After 18 years as president and chief executive officer of Hospital for Special Care (HSC), John Votto, D.O., F.C.C.P., announced today that he will retire Oct. 1, 2016. The Center for Special Care (CSC), HSC’s parent organization, has appointed Lynn Ricci , FACHE, to succeed him effective Oct.

Hospital for Special Care Partnering with Ryan Martin Foundation to launch Youth Wheelchair Basketball Program

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Sept. 9, 2015) Hospital for Special Care (HSC) and the Ryan Martin Foundation (RMF) have joined forces to establish the first organized wheelchair basketball program in Connecticut ages 10 through 18 living with physical disabilities. The inaugural event will be held on Sat., Sept. 12, 2015 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the gymnasium at HSC’s Research & Education Center (370 Osgood Avenue, New Britain). 

Hospital for Special Care Opens Concussion Management Clinic

Multidisciplinary care to include physiatry, neuropsychology, speech and language pathology, physical and occupational therapy

Hospital for Special Care Participates in Summer Youth Employment and Learning Program

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Aug. 20, 2015) – This summer, Hospital for Special Care (HSC) provided a five-week employment and learning program for 18 New Britain High School students. The students applied online through Capital Workforce Partners’ Summer Youth Employment and Learning Program, in partnership and coordination with the Opportunities Industrialization Center of New Britain, Inc.

Hospital for Special Care Awards $31,000 in Scholarships to Eight Local Students

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Aug. 14, 2015) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) is honoring eight area students for their academic achievements. The first Florence Timura Medical Student Scholarship was awarded to Caitlin M. Bette-Waner, a fourth-year medical student at University of Connecticut (UConn) School of Medicine in the amount of $12,000. This scholarship was made possible through a contribution to HSC by Mike Timura, a longtime friend, business associate and benefactor of the Hospital, in honor of his wife Florence.

The Autism Center at Hospital for Special Care Expands Services

Three leading doctoral-level clinicians join the team at HSC

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (July 13, 2015) – The Autism Center at HSC is proud to announce that it is adding significant capacity for child-centered evaluation and therapy sessions as well as expanded  school consultation services for children on the autism spectrum. Joining the staff are three leading doctoral-level clinicians

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