Brain Injury Resources
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
HeadsUp: Concussion in Youth Sports
Christopher Reeve Paralysis Resource Center
[Formerly known as the American Paralysis Association]
500 Morris Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081
The Brain Injury Association of America
105 North Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
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.
The Brain Injury Association of New York
10 Colvin Avenue
Albany, NY 12206-1242
Brain Injury Association of Queensland
PO Box 1519
Milton QLD 4064
ph: 07 3367 1049
Fax: 07 3367 1053
This link contains a huge library of helpful information and fact
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.
International Brain Injury Association
505 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 USA
Fax: (703) 683-8996
Lids on Kids
Organization for Brain Injury Professionals
Spinal Cord Injury Info Pages
(CDC) Center For Disease Control
Provides information, resources, networking and
advocacy services to persons with brain injury and their families.
Chatrooms, message boards, stories and poems written
by survivors and caregivers.
Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Guide:
TBI resource guide, with information about brain injury and
rehabilitation, illustrations and other resources
TBI Resource Online
Brain Injury Ring:
Homepages of brain injury survivors, caregivers,
friends, family and BI resources.
Brain Injury Society:
A quick response service to all brain injured
CDC Resource Page:
Traumatic Head Injury: Many resources, statistics and
educational materials are available here.
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.
Coma Recovery Association:
A non-profit organization for coma and brain injury
survivors, family members, etc.
Head Injury Outline:
Guide to head injury facts.
Headway: Headway National Head Injuries Association.
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.
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
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.
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.
SW Brain Injury Rehab Service:
Injury rehabilitation server that provides assistance
to survivors of brain injury.
American Academy of Neurology
Oxford University Press journals.
Source of clinical research information for
professional involved in the neurosciences. find news, research and
Neurological Surgeons Association:
Neurosurgical information online.