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Brain Injury

 

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Additional Information
The primary NIH organization for research on Traumatic Brain Injury is the: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

The primary organization for information on Pediatric Brain Injury is the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA)

 

 

Advocacy & Legislation

The following Web sites have been selected by the Medical Library staff. The information presented in these Web sites is intended for informational purposes only and should not be construed as professional medical advice.These sites are listed by category in alphabetical, NOT ranked, order. Clicking on any of the links below will open the professional site in a new window.

Advocacy
Brain Injury Association of Illinois
The association advocates for and with people (with brain injury and family members) by responding to their challenges and representing their concerns through legislative efforts and active support of programs created for their needs.


Advocacy & Government Affairs
Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA)
BIAA is the voice of brain injury on Capitol Hill. We tirelessly advocate for greater access to care for civilian and military populations, expanded brain injury research, adequate resources for state programs and increased congressional awareness of brain injury issues, among other priorities.


TBI Webcasts (Audio)
National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)
NDRNs mission to advocate for the enactment and vigorous enforcement of laws protecting civil and human rights of people with disabilities.


Traumatic Brain Injury Program
Health Resources and Services Administration
The goals of the Federal Traumatic Brain Injury Program focus on helping State and local agencies develop resources so that all individuals with TBI and their families will have accessible, available, acceptable, and appropriate services and supports.