Survivors & Family Members

  • Background

    Background

Brain and Spinal Cord
BrainAndSpinalCord.org's mission is to be the most reliable, timely and complete resource on the internet for brain injury and spinal cord injury survivors. Our hope is that this site will become relied upon as a trustworthy resource for the community and for those who are searching for information.

Brainline
A comprehensive website where you will find fact sheets, personal stories, research, resources and more.

Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA)
BIAA is the leading national organization serving and representing individuals, families and professionals who experience a brain injury. Contact BIAA Toll Free @ 800.444.6443. Download the Employment after Traumatic Brain Injury PDF.

Brain Injury Resource Center
The Center provides helpful information for the brain injury community including audiotapes, newsletters, and evaluation tools.

National Association of State Head Injury Administers (NASHIA)
A resource on brain injury policy, program, and service resources for state employees and others interested in state government.

National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury
The National Resource Center provides relevant and practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and their families.

http://www.cdc.gov/TraumaticBrainInjury/
All of the Centers for Disease Control's information including statistics, clinical diagnosis and long-term outcomes.

National Information for Veterans and Employers

BrainLineMilitary.org
BrainLineMilitary.org provides military-specific information and resources on traumatic brain injury to veterans, service members in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, Reserve, and their families. Through video, webcasts, articles, personal stories, research briefs, and current news, those whose lives have been affected by TBI can learn more about brain injury symptoms and treatment, rehabilitation, and family issues associated with TBI care and recovery.

http://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/toolkits/toolkits_list.asp/
A toolkit for specific professionals who encounter Veterans or trauma survivors in their line of work (e.g. clergy, employers, police, college campus staff, or community mental health providers). It includes handouts, information, and networking resources specific to helping Veterans or anyone who may have PTSD. Also learn how to take care of yourself while providing care or working alongside those managing PTSD.

http://www.americasheroesatwork.gov/forEmployers/HiringToolkit
Step by step toolkit for employers hiring veterans

Brain Injury Network Radio
  • Brain Injury Radio Network is an interactive Peer to Peer Support Internet Radio Program. It caters to brain injury survivors, caregivers, neuro professionals and others.

    The show starts at 9pm central, seven days a week and can be accessed by phone 424-243-9540, or by computer at this link. The show is hosted by brain injury survivors from around the world, but on Wednesday night, the host is Kim Justus from Omaha. Shows are posted on Facebook at the Brain Injury Radio page and sponsored by Lash Publishing.

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