Life may never be the same – find organizations dedicated to helping you make the most of life after a brain injury
We've compiled a list of resources to help you, your family, and others in your life deal with the effects of a traumatic brain injury.
We've covered educational research on brain and head injuries as well as resources and articles that can help you identify a TBI (traumatic brain injury), access local support groups, support for parents and schools (teachers and coaches), find a job after a TBI, and find an experienced TBI attorney if you are considering a lawsuit.
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Brain Line is a one-stop resource for those suffering from a traumatic brain injury, their families, and industry professionals. This site offers articles on dealing with depression and grief, caring for someone who has suffered a TBI, finding an attorney, and a resource directory by state. Anything you may need or questions you may have can likely be answered at Brain Line.
The BIAA offers resources for living with any level of brain injury from concussion to serious TBI. The BIAA also offers information on advocacy and government relations as well as an FAQ page that discusses financial options among other common questions.
The NCHPAD is dedicated to encouraging health and activity for those who are disabled. The site includes ample resources for both those suffering a brain injury and caregivers who are looking for ways to increase activity and inclusivity.
The Brain Trauma Foundation focusses on researching the causes of TBI and formulating ways to prevent those injuries from taking place. Their site also features a tool to help brain injury sufferers from around the world find local support and resources to help them cope.
Concussions are hardly mild, and they can have severe consequences. The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development shares important research involving general concussions, sports head injuries, and pediatric concussions.
Free resources on traumatic brain injuries and concussions including online courses for physicians and coaches, resources for raising awareness, graphics and customizable materials for school sports teams.
This organization assists individuals who have suffered debilitating brain injuries and is the only statewide non-profit organization devoted to doing so. They also help families who are having difficulty becoming caregivers, and provide necessary resources and information.
This is a grassroots effort by Marie-Terese Henderson, who has been chairperson of the board since 2007 and a TBI survivor for 19 years. The group meets once a month for socialization, educational speakers and to share community resources.
Features a comprehensive page dedicated to helping parents of children with TBI. They include information on rehabilitation options, living with TBI, and even how to acclimate your child back into school after an injury.