WEB BASED RESOURCES

Brain Injury Association of America

http://Biausa.org/

BIAA’s mission is to advance brain injury prevention, research, treatment, and education and to improve the quality of life for all people affected by brain injury. We are dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury. With a network of state affiliates, local chapters, and support groups, we are the voice of brain injury.



The Center for Disease Control

http://www.cdc.gov/TraumaticBrainInjury/

The Center for Disease Control research and programs work to prevent TBIs and to help people recognize, respond and recover if a TBI occurs. This website covers both children and adults.



BrainLine

www.brainline.org

BrainLine is a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with TBI. BrainLine includes a series of webcasts, an electronic newsletter, and an extensive outreach campaign in partnership with national organizations concerned about traumatic brain injury.



Traumatic Brain Injury

www.traumaticbraininjury.com

Traumatic Brain Injury.com is designed to be a resource for education, advocacy, research and support for brain injury survivors, their families, and medical and rehabilitation professionals.



Family of a Vet

http://familyofavet.com

This site was founded by the wife of a vet and was developed for veterans, their families, and their friends in order to help you find your way, find the information you need, and find a way not only to cope
with life after combat… but to survive and thrive!



TBI Guide

www.tbiguide.com

Written by Dr. Glen Johnson, Clinical Neuropsychologist, this online book was developed to explain head injury in clear, easy to understand language. It is designed for survivors, friends and families as they walk the path to recovery.



Epilepsy Foundation

www.epilepsyfoundation.org

This website has basic information about seizures, types, treatment, and where to get help for epilepsy.



Family Caregiver Alliance

www.caregiver.org

Family Caregiver Alliance supports and sustains the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.



Red Treehouse

http://www.redtreehouse.org/

Red Treehouse is Ohio’s online resource providing valuable information for individuals with challenges or disabilities (prenatal to 25) and those who support them.



Wait

http://www.waiting.com

A Page Directed to You Who are Waiting While Someone is in a Coma due to Brain Injury



Cognitive activities

There are web-based computer games that can challenge cognitive skills, and “apps” that run on tablets. Your occupational therapist and speech-language pathologist should be able to help you locate the ones that are right for you. Here’s one for starters:


www.lumosity.com

Information Overload!

There is so much out there....


We don't know what you are looking for, but we sincerely hope that some of the links on the left will help you.   


The sites on the left are what we believe to be  some of the most useful sites on the web in regard to brain injury rehabilitation.


Take your time.  


If you can't figure out what you need or where to go in order to move forward, then contact the TBI Collaborative and see if you can present your case at one of our monthly meetings.