Brain Injury Resources

Links to Helpful Resources

These links are presented as a service to visitors to the Learning Services web site and are for informational purposes only.

American Brain Tumor Association
The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) has provided critical funding to researchers working toward breakthroughs in brain tumor diagnosis, treatment and care, with the ultimate goal of finding a cure.
American Stroke Association
The American Stroke Association provides effective, credible information for professional, patient and general public audiences on the risks of strokes.
Brain Injury Association of America 
The Brain Injury Association, Inc. National Office Information Page.  The following links represent fully chartered affiliates of the Brain Injury Association of America in states in which Learning Services is present:

 

Brain Injury News and Information Blogs

News and Information on brain injury, head injury, concussions, coma, traumatic epilepsy or other brain trauma.

Brain Injury Recovery Network

The Brain Injury Recovery Network provide practical, actionable advice for brain injury victims and families.

Brain Injury Resource Center

A non-profit clearinghouse founded and operated by brain injury activists since 1985

BrainLine.org

BrainLine.org is a WETA website funded by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center through a contract with the Henry M. Jackson Foundation. Government funding support is not an endorsement of WETA or any of its products.

The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies

A nonprofit, charitable organization whose mission is to advance the scientific study of behavior and its humane application to the solution of practical problems, including the prevention and relief of human suffering.

CARF

The Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).  “An internationally-recognized accreditation authority for organizations serving people with disabilities and others in need of rehabilitation.”

CCM

The Center for Case Management. “We assist other clinicians and administrators in designing reliable clinical and information systems for better patient care across the continuum.”

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site from the Department of Health and Human Services.  This government-funded web site offers information on traumatic brain injuries.

CMRG

Case Manager’s Resource Guide – A guide that includes over 100,000 individual facilities, programs, companies, and organizations in health services, such as homecare, rehabilitation, long-term care, disease management & specialty services, psychiatry & addiction, and more.

CMSA

Case Management Society of America.

Journey Toward Recovery: A Brain Injury Guide for Families

An eBook written by the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation, which guides families through the early steps on the road toward recovery.

Lash and Associates Publishing/Training Inc.

Lash and Associates Publishing/Training Inc. specializes in information and books on brain injury for the rehabilitation and treatment of brain injury, concussion, special needs and disabilities in adults and children.

Learning Services’s Facebook Page

Hear the latest news and information about brain injuries and Learning Services by becoming a fan.

Learning Services’s Twitter Page

Hear the latest tweets about brain injuries and Learning Services by following Learning Services.

Living with Brain Injury

A helpful guide, including detailed descriptions and helpful illustrations, to brain injury and its imapct on people.

MedSite

This site calls itself “the largest medical search engine ever,” rating and reviewing over 10,000 medical/healthcare-related sites.

Mosby Year Book

Publisher of The Case Manager and Joint Commission Journal of Quality Improvement, Mosby is one of the largest publishers of medical books and scientific journals.

NABIS

North American Brain Injury Society is an organization for brain injury professionals.

NASHIA

National Association of State Head Injury Administrators.  Assisting state government in promoting partnerships and building systems to meet the needs of individuals with brain injury and their families.

National Aphasia Association

The National Aphasia Association (NAA) is a nonprofit organization that promotes public education, research, rehabilitation and support services to assist people with aphasia and their families.

National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome

The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome;’s mission is to educate and train parents and professionals, and to conduct research that will prevent the shaking and abuse of infants in the United States.

National Directory of Brain Injury Services

A comprehensive listing of services providers across the entire continuum of care. Listings are divided by category.

National Headache Foundation

The National Headache Foundation (NHF) provides educational and informational resources, supporting headache research and advocating for the understanding of headache as a legitimate neurobiological disease.

National Resource Center for TBI

Practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and their families. From Virginia Commonwealth University.

Neurosciences on the Internet

A searchable index of neuroscience resources available on the Internet.

Operation Freedom Paws

Operation Freedom Paws empowers veterans and others with disabilities to restore their own independence.

 

Social Security and Disability Resource Center

Provides a detailed overview of how the federal disability system works (social security disability and SSI) as well as answers to many typical questions.

TBI Chat Rooms

Features homepages of TBI survivors, and includes a helpful list of e-mail support groups for survivors and families. This page also has links to chat rooms where survivors, families and caregivers can come together and share information and support online.

Traumatic Brain Injury Facts and Information

A helpful set of facts and information about traumatic brain injury, provided by the Family Caregiver Alliance, a non-profit organization, which aims to help family memeber providing care for their loved ones.

Traumatic Brain Injury Factsheets

A helpful set of brain injury fact sheets covering a wide variety of topics. The fact sheets were produced through a joint effort between MSKTC and the TBI Model Systems.

Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide

The Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide is designed to better prepare the head injured person and family for the long road ahead.

Understanding Brain Injury: A Guide for the Family

A lengthy eBook, supplied by the Mayo Clinic, that helps families understand the effects of brain injury and adjust to life after an injury.

United States Brain Injury Alliance

United States Brain Injury Alliance is committed to improving lives through awareness, prevention, advocacy, support, research and community engagement.

Vestibular Disorders Association

The Vestibular Disorders Association (VDA) provides diagnosis and treatment information that connects people with vestibular disorders to healthcare specialists.  The VDA also elevates public awareness about vestibular disorders to promote understanding about those facing the challenges of a vestibular disorder.

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