Hospital for Special Care Announces Swallowing Disorders Center; Receives Grant from CHEFA

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Oct. 7, 2013) – Swallowing is something most people don’t even think about despite the fact that we swallow approximately 600 times a day. Imagine experiencing pain or difficulty each of those 600 times that you swallow -- whether it is to eat breakfast, drink a sip of water or simply to clear your throat. This is what people who live with the swallowing disorder dysphagia experience on a daily basis.

Hospital for Special Care to Open Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Center; Appoints Adam Simmons, M.D. as Director

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Sept. 24, 2013) – Beginning Oct. 1, Hospital for Special Care (HSC) will offer comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and related neurological disorders. Staff Neurologist and Movement Disorder Specialist Adam D. Simmons M.D., DABIHM will head the program.

Hospital for Special Care Receives Quality of Life Grant from Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Grant funds to be used towards racing wheelchairs in HSC’s Adaptive Sports Programs

Hospital for Special Care Appoints New Chairman of its Board of Directors

David KellyNEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Aug. 05, 2013) – Center of Special Care, Inc. (CSC), parent company of Hospital for Special Care and its affiliated operating entities, recently announced that it has appointed David J. Kelly, Senior Manager, Finance, ESPN, Inc. as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Kelly was officially named Chairman at CSC’s 16th Annual Meeting of Corporators and Donor Appreciation Reception.

Hospital for Special Care’s Ivan Lendl Adaptive Sports Camp Kicks Off its 23rd Year

Fundraisers, donations have been an integral part of making HSC Adaptive Sports Program a success

Hospital for Special Care Establishes New Scholarship for Students Pursuing Healthcare Professions

American Gold Star Mother Elizabeth Timura established to support youth education in the Greater New Britain community

Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center Receives Grant to Support Program for Horseback Riders Living with Special Needs

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (June 17, 2013) – Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc., announced today that it has received a $10,000 grant from the Bernau Family Foundation for its therapeutic horseback riding program that provides equine-assisted activities to help riders with special needs develop and improve skills such as balance, trunk control, hand-eye coordination, following instructions as well as increased interpersonal skills.

Hospital for Special Care and Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center Announce Indoor Arena Campaign

Campaign aims to bring indoor therapeutic riding arena for children and adults with special needs

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (May 29, 2013) – Residents within the Middletown community and across Connecticut may know of Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc., but most may not understand its purpose for children and adults living with special needs, along with the program’s current limitations.

Hospital for Special Care Appoints Carl Ficks Director, Corporate and Donor Relations

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (May 28, 2013) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) announced today that it has appointed Carl R. Ficks, Jr. Director of Corporate & Donor Relations.Ficks previously served as Chairman of the HSC Board of Directors since August of 2011 and a board member since 2003.

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