Children’s Hospital Rehabilitation Unit (CHRU) Resources

Below are resources that may be helpful to your family during your child's stay at CHRU.

Adaptive Sports

Equipment Resources

Grants and Funding

Home Safety

School-Based Programs

  • Brain STEPS — A program that consults with school teams and families on school re-entry and other services for students with acquired brain injuries.

Support Groups

  • Parent-to-Parent of PA — Matches an experienced mentor parent with a parent seeking individualized support. To learn more, call 1-888-727-2706.


Vocational/Independent Living

  • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) — The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry offers career services for people with disabilities and a directory of contacts by county.
  • Voices for Independence — Provides independent living supports and services.
  • Personal Health Record (PHR) (PDF) — is a tool that you can use to collect, track, and share past and current information about your health or the health of someone in your care. A PHR gives you a home to maintain and manage your health information in a private, secure, and confidential environment.