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    TBI Resource Guide - Information on brain injury, rehabilitation, long-term assisted living, medications, and current research, from the Centre for Neuro Skills.

    Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide - Information, for survivors and their families, provided on the honor system from Clinical Neuropsychologist Dr. Glen Johnson. Topics includ signs of a brain injury, coping with common problems, and dealing with doctors.

    National Resource Center For Traumatic Brain Injury - Providing information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and family members. Also developing intervention programs, and assessment tools.

    Brain Injury - A Guide for Families and Friends - Basic information about brain injury and its treatment, from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

    Anatomy of a Head Injury - Causes, symptoms and assessment of brain injuries.

    Washington Association of Optometric Physicians - Traumatic Brain Injury - Information on how a TBI can affect vision, and what can be done to help correct the problems.

    Acquired Brain Injury Literature Resource Guide - List of reference materials about acquired brain injury, for professionals, caregivers, and survivors.

    Acquired Brain Injury, Defined - Short article describing ABI, directed at college students.

    Brain Injury Resource Center - Offers information, reference materials, and self-help resources. Provides links to support and discussion groups, rehabilitation sites, publications and journals.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Head Injury - Basic information about traumatic brain injury, coma, seizures, and what to expect from treatment.

    Perspectives Network On-Line - Brain injury resources including detailed links, multiple language FAQS, diagrams and tools, on-line newsletter and article archives.

    Head to Head Magazine - Christian magazine, committed to educating the general public about the struggles and the victories of brain injured survivors and their caregivers.

    Acquired Brain Injury & Hidden Visual Problems - Addressing visual problems that may be overlooked during initial treatment of brain injury.

    Coma Waiting Page - Information about coma and brain injury directed at helping with answers and support in those critical first days and weeks, while waiting for someone to awake from a coma.

    Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Center - Working to raise awareness of TBI's effect on society, and provide easily accessible information and support for survivors, their loved ones, and the professionals who work on their behalf. - Coma can be caused by an underlying illness, or it can result from head trauma. A comatose person is still very much alive, but he or she is not simply asleep. Get information from board certified Neurologists, find a neurologist in your area.

    Head Injury - An information sharing point for those whose lives have been touched by the effects of head injuries. Offers stories, articles, essays, and resources.

    TBINET at Mount Sinai School of Medicine - The Research and Training Center on Community Integration of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury. Provides a large database on a variety of Post-TBI challenges as well as the activities and research findings of the RTC. Maintains a newsletter, consumer reports, and journal articles for individuals with TBI and their family and friends. Also offers other publications and resources, designed for professionals.

    Post Concussion Syndrome Page - Personal stories and information on Mild Brain Injury, chat room, message board, and mailing list.

    NARIC Databases: Brain Injuries - Introduction to resources available from the National Rehabilitation Information Center.

    The ABI/TBI Information Project - Provides information on brain injury through the TBI-SPRT E-Mail List and the Sasquatch ABI/TBI Gopher.

    Family Caregiver Alliance Fact Sheet - Offers an overview of head injury, its effects, prognosis and treatment.

    Coma - A Healing Journey - Excerpt from Dr. Amy Mindell's book discussing the importance of communication style and the effects of what you say to a person in a coma. (InnerSelf Magazine)

    Brainhelper - Topics include a description of a brain injury, types of rehabilitation, importance of the neuropsychological assessment, coping strategies, conferences and events, how to find qualified professionals, and resources for patients, families, and professionals.

    The TBI Help Desk for Caregivers - Information and resources to increase the quality of care available to Brain Injured patients after departure from the Hospital. Includes a chat room and discussion board as well as articles, tips, FAQs, glossary, personal experiences, and phone numbers for a variety of helpful agencies.

    PoinTIS - Information and services for spinal cord and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation.

    The Brain Spot - An accessible site designed for brain injury survivors, persons with memory impairments and new Internet users. Includes links to games, discussion board, activity resources, and personal pages.

    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.

    Healthlink-MCW - Article from the Medical College of Wisconsin about "Sports Concussions a Growing Concern." Describes the symptoms and effects of mild brain injuries as well as multiple concussions.

    Traumatic Brain Injury: Cognitive and Communication Disorders - NIDCD's fact sheet covering the problems, assessment, treatment, and research related to TBI.

    Missouri Model Brain Injury System - Investigating factors that affect and improve the outcomes of individuals with traumatic brain injury. Primarily serving patients in rural settings.

    Traumatic Brain Injury - Information for Caregivers - Topics include a description of brain injury, questions to ask before leaving the hospital, managing memory problems, developing a behavior modification program, and prevention techniques. A special feature is the explanation of the Rancho Los Amigo Recovery Scale, and tips on interacting with a patient in each stage.

    Services and Supports for Persons with Brain Injury - From the University of North Carolina -- Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies. Project designed to enable individuals with brain injury to decrease social isolation and loneliness, strengthen community living skills, and increase the skills needed to participate in inclusive recreation opportunities.

    Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury in the United States - The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control provides statistics on the incidence, populations, risks, outcomes, severity, and cost of TBI's.

    Locked-in Syndrome from NINDS - Booklet describing the basics of this rare disorder, treatment, prognosis, research, and references.

    Whiplash Injury - Scientific information about cervicocephalic trauma, lesions, symptoms, and recovery.

    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) -'s newsletter dealing with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of TBIs.

    TBI Project Information - This statewide project is designed to provide inservice training, technical assistance, and consultation to educators and related personnel serving students with ABI/TBI throughout the state of Kansas.

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