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Brain Trauma Links

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Important Web Links for Brain Trauma and more

Traumatic Brain Injury

  • www.biausa.org – Website for the National Brain Injury Association
  • www.traumaticbraininjury.com – Homepage for the Traumatic Brain Injury- contains online resources, including resource guides and educational materials related to traumatic brain injury

Brain Tumor

  • www.tbts.org – Website for the National Brain Tumor Society; provides resources for patients, survivors, families, friends and professionals.
  • www.brain-surgery.com – Website for the Brain and Neuro Surgery Information Center; provides non-technical information about the conditions which may require brain surgery and overview of brain surgery intervention options

Stroke/Aphasia

  • www.aphasia.org – Provides information about aphasia, available resources, and community support groups
  • www.stroke.org – Website sponsored by the National Stroke Association; provides information regarding the incidence and impact of stroke 
  • www.heartandstroke.ca – Provides information about strokes, heart disease, prevention, emergency care, conditions, treatment, healthy living, healthy eating, physical activity and family health 
  • www.marchofdimes.ca – Provides services to people with physical disabilities to assist them explore new directions, gain more independence, and define their own lives  

Spinal Cord Injuries

  • www.csro.com – Website provides information for the improvement of the physical quality of life for persons with spinal cord injuries and those with related neurological deficits, through targeted medical and scientific research
  • www.disability-resource.com – A link to other links that have relevant information relating to spinal cord injuries

Related/Concomitant Conditions

  • www.epilepsyfoundation.org – Homepage for the Epilepsy Foundation of America; provides practical information regarding daily living with seizures, treatment methods, and current research

Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Resources

  • www.wheelchairnet.org – Website sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh’s Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center; provides information about wheelchair resources including adapting to wheelchair use and locating mobility products
  • www.donjohnston.com – Provides online catalogue for proprietary learning intervention resources for students with special needs in the classroom setting
  • www.resna.org – Website for the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America; provides current research, educational events, and directory for locating certified Assistive Technology practitioners
  • www.nmeda.org – The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association. A non-profit trade association of mobility equipment dealers, driver rehabilitation specialists dedicated to broadening the opportunities for people with disabilities to drive or be transported in vehicles modified with mobility equipment