Resources for Head Injuries
Below is a selection of websites related to traumatic brain injury. Click on the title to go to website. We hope you find this information helpful!
Offers resources in assistive technology for individuals with intellectual and cognitive disabilities.
The American Speech-Language Hearing Association maintains this website to help you locate cognitive therapists and speech/language pathologists in your area.
Brain Injury Association of America can direct you to local offices in your area. Search their website for other resources including location of neuropractitioners in your area.
The Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado is the go-to resource for help and services for survivors of brain injury, their families and providers.
Resources for preventing, treating and living with TBI.
An online source for credible health information and a tool kit about preventing concussions in youth sports.
A website with information about neurofeedback.
The EMDR International Association offers resources, the latest research and how to find an EMDR Therapist. Scientific research has established EMDR as being effective for PTSD, phobias, pain disorders, performance anxiety, addictions, sexual and/or physical abuse, and stress reductions.
Offers an online, free hearing test. The site is a convenient compilation of hearing health care resources and information.
Learn about a multi-functional dual filtered hearing protector, called Heardefenders, that allows you to hear critical sounds needed for communication and environmental awareness. It is one of the products developed by the Environmental Acoustical Research, Inc.
Information about assistive devices that can help compensate for cognitive deficits, such as impaired memory and disorientation to time range from simple appointment books and basic digital watches with alarm function to more advanced devices, such as vibrating watches which display messages.
Learn about Somatic Experiencing® which is a body-awareness approach to trauma being taught throughout the world. It is the result of over forty years of observation, research, and hands-on development by Dr. Peter Levine.
The Brain Injury Resource Center is a multidisciplinary team trained in traumatic brain injury. Consultants include: individuals with TBI, family members, learning specialists, nurses, paraprofessionals, lawyers, neuropsychologists, and physicians specializing in emergency medicine, and neurology. The TBI Consulting Team offers consultations, research assistance, case management services, legal services and in-service training.
An online resource that provides functional concussion assessment tools for student athletes, parents, coaches and physicians.
Offers the REAP Project, a community-based concussion management program for families, schools and medical professionals.
Reduce the NOISE: Help loved ones of all ages with sensory overload enjoy shopping, restaurants, and public places that can cause a sensory meltdown.
Bills assistance programs listed by state.