The Brain Injury Association of America created a pamphlet specifically for families and caregivers of children with traumatic brain injuries. This pamphlet covers topics including: hospitalization; recovery; returning to school; returning to work; and programs to assist with health services.
BIANC’s website houses a wide range of information about TBI in NC.
This webpage provides information about different types and levels of brain injuries. Topics covered include: concussion, contusion, Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI – Mild, Moderate, and Severe).
Project Learn is a resource created by the Brain Injury Association of New York State. Project Learn provides a variety of resources for parents, with particular focus on school transitions and parent self-care.
BrainLine is a national multimedia project offering authoritative information and support to anyone whose life has been affected by brain injury or PTSD: people with brain injuries, their family and friends, and the professionals who work with them. BrainLine also provides military-specific information and resources on traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to veterans, service members, and their families. Through BrainLine, we seek to provide a sense of community, a place where people who care about brain injury can go 24 hours a day for information, support, and ideas.
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The Brain Injury Guide & Resources website was built as a collaboration between the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the MU Department of Health Psychology. This website provides an abundance of information related to TBI. The first link below focuses on information about maintaining the family system and responding to family needs after a child experiences a brain injury.
The video below provides information about cognitive development in children, behavioral and emotional consequences of TBI in children, and educational concerns related to TBI.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducts research and offers programs, such as the “Heads Up” initiative, which “work to prevent TBI and help people better recognize, respond, and recover if a TBI occurs.” The CDC also provides numerous articles and fact sheets on TBI. The CDC also has a great Handout for Educators about students returning to school after a concussion.
CPIR now houses all of the TBI information from the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY). NICHCY is a central source for information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth; IDEA; No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities); and research-based information on effective educational practices. A direct link to their information on TBI is provided below.
This website provides information on the Return to Learn process for parents, school nurses, counselors, teachers, and other educators. One-page fact sheets are available on topics ranging from concussion symptoms to writing a 504 plan.
NASP has created a handout that provides parents with information about the impact of TBI, educational supports for TBI, and intervention strategies for parents.
The NRCTBI is a part of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College of Virginia campus. The website provides a wide variety of information, including articles related to TBI, FAQs related to TBI, and resources for living with TBI.
The mission of the Sarah Jane Brain Project is to develop a seamless, standardized, evidence-based system of care universally accessible for all children/young adults and their families dealing with PA/TBI regardless of where they live in the nation. This PA/TBI Model System of care, called the National Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan (PABI Plan) is found on this website.
This is a national injury prevention program. The website offers prevention program materials, fact sheets, statistics, etc. There is also a special section for kids, youth, and teens.
This website provides information to help spread the word to teens about the serious consequences of brain injury.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center created an infographic that explains what TBI is, the symptoms associated with TBI, the causes of TBI, and the treatment of TBI.