Brain Injury Resources

American Academy of Neurology
www.aan.com
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) provides resources for medical specialists worldwide who are committed to improving the care of patients with neurological diseases.

Brain Injury Association of America
www.biausa.org
A national clearinghouse of treatment resources, prevention awareness, and research information. The organization is dedicated to improving the quality of life of victims of the “silent epidemic.” The Association’s Family Helpline receives thousands of calls each year from victims and their family members seeking support.

Brain Injury Association of North Carolina
www.bianc.net
An affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America, the association provides lists of North Carolina resources available to survivors and their families. The site includes information about support groups throughout the state.

BRAIN magazine
www.oxfordjournals.org
Provides researchers and clinicians with original contributions in neurology. Leading studies in neurological science are balanced with practical clinical articles. Its citation rating is one of the highest for neurology journals.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Sources
www.cms.gov
U.S. federal agency which administers Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Centre for Neuro Skills
www.neuroskills.com
Founded in 1980, Centre for Neuro Skills (CNS) is an experienced and respected resource of rehabilitation programs for acquired brain injury. With facilities in Bakersfield and Los Angeles, California; and Dallas, Texas, CNS offers intensive, cost-effective and outcome-driven residential, outpatient, and in-home rehabilitation programs for individuals recovering from all types of acquired brain injury.

Disability Resources Monthly
www.disabilityresources.org
Provides extensive disability resources on the internet.

National Brain Injury Research, Treatment, and Training Foundation
www.nbirtt.org
A national not-for-profit foundation organized to provide support for research, treatment, and training in brain injury through individual research grants, contracts, and small business grants. Its primary goal is to find a cure for brain injury.

National Spinal Cord Injury Association
www.spinalcord.org
The National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA) is a non-profit membership organization for people with spinal cord injuries, diseases and dysfunction, their families, their related service providers, policy makers, organizations, hospitals and others interested in the issues affecting the spinal cord injury community. Their mission is to enable people with spinal cord injuries, diseases and dysfunction to achieve their highest level of independence, health and personal fulfillment by providing resources, services and peer support.

The Neurological Institute, PA
www.neuro-institute.com
The Neurological Institute, PA, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, specializes in the research, diagnosis and treatment of conditions and diseases affecting the central and peripheral nervous system. Its mission is to improve patient care and advance neuroscience knowledge.

Neuroscience Center
www.neuroscience.cnter.com
Internet resource center.

Neurrosciences on the Net
www.neuroguide.com
Neuroscience guide to information on the internet.

Neurotrauma Registry
www.neurotraumaregistry.com
Provides a resource list to assist in the proper care of those with acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury, or other complex neurotrauma.

Social Security Administration
www.ssa.gov
Information on obtaining Social Security benefits, including disability benefits.

University of North Carolina Injury Prevention Research Center
www.iprc.unc.edu
The Center’s mission is to build the field of injury prevention and control through a combination of interdisciplinary scholarly approaches to research, intervention, and evaluation as well as through the training of the next generation of researchers and practitioners.

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