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Below is a listing of website resources, links and/or contact information to help you get more information about brain injury

NEW CDC TOOL KITS:

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control recently updated its tool kit for physicians and developed a new tool kit for coaches, parents and athletes involved in youth sports. Both are available in the Associationís Library. They can also be downloaded or requested for free from the CDC:  

HeadsUp: Brain Injury In your Practice
http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/tbi/default.htm

HeadsUp: Concussion in Youth Sports
http://www.cdc.gov/ConcussionInYouthSports/default.htm

Christopher Reeve Paralysis Resource Center
[Formerly known as the American Paralysis Association]
500 Morris Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081
http://www.paralysis.org/ 

The Brain Injury Association of America
105 North Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
1-800-444-6443
http://www.biausa.org 

The Brain Injury Association of New Jersey
1090 King George Post Road, Suite 708
Edison, NJ 08837
a non-profit organization that brings together people with brain injury, their families and friends, and concerned allied health professionals to improve the quality of life people experience after brain injury.
http://www.bianj.org

The Brain Injury Association of New York
10 Colvin Avenue
Albany, NY 12206-1242
Website: www.bianys.org

Brain Injury Association of Queensland
PO Box 1519
Milton QLD 4064
ph: 07 3367 1049
Fax: 07 3367 1053
Email: biaq@biaq.com.au http://www.biaq.com.au/factsheets.htm
This link contains a huge library of helpful information and fact sheets.

Ability Hub
Assistive Technology for people with a disability who find operating a computer difficult, maybe even impossible. This web site will direct you to adaptive equipment and alternative methods available for accessing computers.
http://www.abilityhub.com/ 

International Brain Injury Association
505 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 USA
(703) 683-8400
Fax: (703) 683-8996
E-Mail: info@internationalbrain.org
http://www.internationalbrain.org/ 

Lids on Kids
http://www.lidsonkids.org 

Organization for Brain Injury Professionals
http://www.nabis.org 

Spinal Cord Injury Info Pages
http://www.sci-info-pages.com/  

(CDC) Center For Disease Control
http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/tbi/TBI.htm

TBIHelp.com:
Provides information, resources, networking and advocacy services to persons with brain injury and their families.
http://www.tbihelp.org/

TBI Homepage:
Chatrooms, message boards, stories and poems written by survivors and caregivers.
http://tbichat.org/

Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Guide:
TBI resource guide, with information about brain injury and rehabilitation, illustrations and other resources

http://www.neuroskills.com/

TBI Resource Online
http://comarecovery.org/ 

Brain Injury Ring:
Homepages of brain injury survivors, caregivers, friends, family and BI resources.
http://www.altelco.net/%7ejame/bir/bir.htm 

Brain Injury Society:
A quick response service to all brain injured individuals.
http://www.bisociety.org/

CDC Resource Page:
Traumatic Head Injury: Many resources, statistics and educational materials are available here.
http://www.cdc.gov/node.do/id/0900f3ec8000dbdc 

CDC Heads Up:
Head Injury Resource packet for physicians: The CDC, working with a number of partners, has developed a new physician tool kit to improve clinical diagnosis and management of MTBI.
http://www.cdc.gov/doc.do/id/0900f3ec80017619 

Coma Recovery Association:
A non-profit organization for coma and brain injury survivors, family members, etc. 
http://comarecovery.org/ 

Head Injury Outline:
Guide to head injury facts.
http://www.headinjury.com/ 

Headway: Headway National Head Injuries Association.
http://www.headway.org.uk/

Life With TBI:
Resource-filled site that centers on surviving traumatic brain injury. Dan Windheim shares his own story of TBI through writings and poetry, and offers a place for feedback, and has a question and answer section to deal with the more severe issues of TBI.
http://www.tbilife.com

National Resource Center for TBI:
From Virginia Commonwealth University, this resource center provides relevant, practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury and family members. Site provides resources, chat room, ideas and gives information on training and conferences.
http://www.neuro.pmr.vcu.edu/

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services:
OSERS provides a wide array of support to parents and individuals, school districts and states in the areas of special education, vocational rehabilitation and research.
http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/

Ohio Valley Center-Brain Injury and Rehabilitation Center:
Through research and education, this center develops programs to improve the quality of life of persons who experience traumatic brain injury.
http://www.ohiovalley.org/

SW Brain Injury Rehab Service:
Injury rehabilitation server that provides assistance to survivors of brain injury.
http://www.swbirs.nsw.gov.au/

American Academy of Neurology
http://www.aan.com/   

Neurology Journal:
Oxford University Press journals.
http://brain.oupjournals.org/

Neuroscience Center:
Source of clinical research information for professional involved in the neurosciences. find news, research and software reviews.
http://www.neuroscience.cnter.com/

Neurological Surgeons Association:
Neurosurgical information online.
http://www.neurosurgery.org/aans/

 

 

Of the 1.4 million TBI victims each year:
50,000 die;
235,000 are hospitalized; and
1.1 million are treated and then released from an emergency department


LEADING CAUSES
OF  TBI:

  • Motor vehicle-traffic  crashes

  • Falls

  • Struck by or against events

  • Assaults

 

 

 

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