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The Traumatic Brain Injury Newsletter is an important resource that explains many aspects of traumatic brain injury (TBI): its causes, effects, symptoms, available treatments, etc. It is intended for individuals who have suffered or know someone who has suffered from traumatic brain injury and wish to learn more.

Traumatic Brain Injury Links

Our links section provides users with comprehensive resources that deal with many aspects of traumatic brain injury. We encourage visitors to utilize these rich sources of information to fully educate themselves on the dangers of traumatic brain injury and how to protect their loved ones should this befall them.

Education:

NINDS Traumatic Brain Injury Information - Fact sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). Contents include definition, treatment methods, prognosis, current research projects, and references.

World Institute on Disability - Nonprofit research, training and public policy center promoting the civil rights and the full societal inclusion of people with disabilities.

G.W. Medical Publishing, Inc. - Comprehensive books and references on child abuse and child maltreatment for doctors, social services, healthcare professionals, law enforcement, parents, teachers, and day-care workers.

Brain Injury Resource Center - Get information, build skills, join discussion groups. Link to resources, rehab, and research sites, as well as lay and professional journals.

American Academy of Neurology - website provides users with articles and journals dealing with various neurological problems.

BIAN -Non-profit agency committed to maximizing the quality of life for individuals with brain injury and their loved ones through support, advocacy and information and to raising awareness and prevention of brain injury, particularly among children and young adults.

National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury -The mission of the National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury is to provide relevant, practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and family members.

Lash and Associates Publishing/Training, Inc. - Providers of information and resources to help families, survivors, clinicians, teachers, advocates and counselors understand the special needs of children, adolescents and adults with brain injury.  

Brainhelper.com - Provides information on brain injury to the families of individuals with known or suspected brain injuries and to healthcare and other professionals working with persons who may have brain injuries.

The Disability Resources Monthly - Guide to Disability Resources on the Internet.

Support:

The Brain Injury Information Network - Providers of several listserv and email support groups on brain injuries and related conditions for survivors and caregivers. Also offers an online chat room.

Brain Injury Society - Organization committed to empowering persons living with conditions caused by a brain injury. The organization works with clients, families and caregivers to identify strategies and techniques to maximize the new found potentials for a stronger recovery.

Pensacola Brain Network - offers message boards as well as information for caregivers and victims of traumatic brain injuries.

Brain Injury Association - a private, non-profit national advocacy organization providing services to persons with brain injury and their families.

Jodi House - Nonprofit corporation established to provide services to adults with acquired brain injury an their families in Santa Barbara County.

The Center for Neuro Skills - website is a resource based website that helps individuals cope with brain injury rehabilitation.

Advocacy:

Mental Disability Rights International - Non-governmental advocacy organization working for the international recognition and enforcement of the rights of people with mental disabilities.

Shaken Baby Alliance - Advocacy web site for shaken baby syndrome children and their families working alongside friends and professionals in a community effort for prevention, support and justice.

Prevention:

Injury Free Coalition for Kids - The Injury Free Coalition for Kids is among the country's fastest growing and most effective injury prevention programs. We are a National Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation comprised of hospital-based, community-oriented programs, whose efforts are anchored in research, education, and advocacy.

Injury Prevention Web - Preventing Injuries by Disseminating Information.

Saskatchewan Institute on Prevention of Handicaps - Raising Awareness Measures to Reduce the Incidence of Handicapping in Children.

Rehabilitation:

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - RIC has been a leader in brain injury (anoxic, traumatic, severe, moderate, & mild) rehabilitation for over 20 years. Yearly, RIC cares for 1,000+ brain injury patients using inpatient, C-STEP, Day Rehab and outpatient rehabilitation.

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