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Shirley Ryan Ability Lab
355 East Erie
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

Our brain injury specialty services & educational resources 


Our wide array of programs and training help you and your family feel informed, comfortable and confident — both during your inpatient stay, as well as during your transition to home or your next level of care. These offerings include, but are not limited to:

  • Neuropsychology and behavioral health services
  • Neuro-optometry and specialized vision therapy
  • Vestibular therapy
  • Spasticity and movement disorders management
  • Neurogenic bowel/bladder management
  • Virtual-reality and multisensory stimulation therapies
  • Wound care
  • Accessible travel training
  • An inpatient brain injury education series, and resources to support patients and families
  • Peer mentoring with former brain injury patients (in-person or online), who have achieved higher levels of independence, have returned to work or school, and/or are active in our adaptive programs
  • Vocational rehabilitation services

Brain Injury Recovery

Restoring reponsiveness, brain function and communication

Amicous® Disorders of Consciousness (DoC) Program

Our unique program, one of few in the country, offers care for a loved one who has suffered a severe brain injury and is in a minimally conscious state.

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Brain imaging

Brain Injury Recovery — What sets us apart?

See what sets us apart from other rehabilitation hospitals, and why our outcomes for patients with brain injury are exceptional.

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Upcoming Events

"We hold both free and fundraising events all year long! Whether you are a long-time donor or new to the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, don't miss these educational events."


Feb 2023



Wildman BT Studio

Art in Motion 2023



Oct 2023



Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2023


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