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INFORMATION ON BRAIN INJURY

Brain Injury 101 (video)
Difficulties After Brain Injury
Neuropsychology
Brain Injury Studies and Research

ASSOCIATIONS AND FOUNDATIONS
IOWA RESOURCES

Area Education Agencies’ Brain Injury Resource Teams
State University Disability Resources and Services

ONLINE BRAIN INJURY SUPPORTS
IOWA GOVERNMENT
NEIGHBORING STATE ASSOCIATIONS
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
FINDING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

INFORMATION ON BRAIN INJURY

Understanding Brain Injury (Video Series) http://www.braininjury101.org/

Concussion Fact Sheet from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Lash & Associates Publishing/Training Inc

Brain Injury FAQs - http://www.tbinrc.com/faqs

Traumatic Brain Injury Central - http://www.mssm.edu/tbicentral/

Brain Injury Resource Center - http://www.headinjury.com

Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide - http://www.tbiguide.com

Facts about Traumatic Brain Injury - http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/tbi/FactSheets/Facts_About_TBI.pdf

Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Directory - http://www.tbi-sci.org/tbird/main.html

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Difficulties After Brain Injury

Substance Abuse and TBI -
http://ohiovalley.org/informationeducation/

Practical Guide to Universal Home Design
http://www.iowaat.org/udbooklet

Iowa Gambling Treatment Program - http://www.1800betsoff.org

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Neuropsychology

American Psychological Association – Division of Clinical Neuropsychology - http://www.div40.org/

American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology - http://www.theabcn.org/

Neuropsychology and Brain Injury - brainline.org

Neuropsychology Central - http://www.neuropsychologycentral.com

International Neuropsychological Society - http://www.the-ins.org

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Brain Injury Studies and Research

Coming Into Focus: A Needs Assessment and State Plan for Iowans with Brain Injury – http://www.idph.state.ia.us/bh/common/pdf/brain_injury/Coming_into_Focus.pdf

TBI Research Studies at NYC's Mt Sinai BI Research Center

NIH Consensus Development Program, Rehabilitation of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury - http://consensus.nih.gov/1998/1998TraumaticBrainInjury109html.htm

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ASSOCIATIONS AND FOUNDATIONS

Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa - http://biaia.org

United States Brain Injury Alliance - http://usbia.org

Brain Injury Association of America - http://www.biausa.org

National Association of State Head Injury Administrators - http://www.nashia.org

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability - http://www.ncpad.org

Coma Recovery Association - http://www.comarecovery.org

National Aphasia Association - http://aphasia.org

National Headache Foundation - http://www.headaches.org

Vestibular Disorders Association - http://www.vestibular.org

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IOWA RESOURCES

Iowa Work Incentive Network Services ("Iowa WINS") http://www.iowawins.org/

Fall prevention for Iowa  http://www.idph.state.ia.us/fallprevention

Family to Family Iowa http://familytofamilyiowa.org/

Iowa Brain Injury Resource Network Virtual Tote Bag

Iowa Crime Victim Assistance Division
http://www.iowa.gov/government/ag/helping_victims/services/compensation_program.html

Center for Disabilities and Development - http://www.uihealthcare.org/cdd/

Iowa Protection and Advocacy/Disability Rights Iowa - http://www.ipna.org

The Governor's Developmental Disabilities Council

Iowa Association of Community Providers – http://www.iowaproviders.org

Iowa Training Consortium Training Calendar - http://disabilitytraining.mhsoftware.com/

Department of Human Services Policy Manuals - http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/PolicyAnalysis/PolicyManualPages/PolManual.htm

In-Home Health Related Services DHS Employee Policy Manual -http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/policyanalysis/PolicyManualPages/Manual_Documents/Master/16-j-app.pdf

Iowa Mental Health and Disability Services (MHDS) Commission

For additional resources in your community visit http://www.211.org/

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Area Education Agencies’ Brain Injury Resource Teams

Keystone AEA 1 (Elkader)

AEA 267 (Cedar Falls) - http://www.aea267.k12.ia.us/braininjury

Prairie Lakes AEA 8 (Fort Dodge)

Northwest AEA 4 (Sioux City)

Mississippi Bend AEA 9 (Bettendorf) -

Grant Wood AEA 10 (Cedar Rapids) - http://www.aea10.k12.ia.us/divlearn/brain.html

Heartland AEA 11 (Johnston) - http://www.aea11.k12.ia.us/NurseWeb/Brain%20Injury.html

Green Hills AEA

Special Education of the Iowa Department of Education http://educateiowa.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=574&Itemid=591

ASK Resource Center (Access for Special Kids) http://askresource.org/

State University Disability Resources and Services

Iowa State University Disability Resources – http://www.dso.iastate.edu/dr

University of Northern Iowa Office of Disability Services – http://www.uni.edu/disability

We Connect is dedicated to uniting college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment issues. http://weconnectnow.wordpress.com/

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ONLINE BRAIN INJURY SUPPORTS

The Waiting Room - Coma Support - http://www.waiting.com/comawaiting.html

Brain Injury Information Network - http://tbinet.org

The TBI Chatroom and Homepage - http://www.braininjurychat.org or http://www.tbihome.org

The Perspectives Network - http://www.tbi.org

The Brain Injury Ring - http://f.webring.com/t/Brain-Injury-Ring

B Independent - http://www.bindependent.com

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IOWA GOVERNMENT

State of Iowa Home Page - http://www.iowa.gov/

Advisory Council on Brain Injuries  https://www.idph.state.ia.us/acbi/ 

Department of Public Health - http://www.idph.state.ia.us

Department of Education - http://educateiowa.gov/

Department of Human Services - http://www.dhs.state.ia.us

HCBS Brain Injury Waiver Waiting List - When you arrive at page scroll to section titled HCBS Funding Slots and click on "Slot and Waiting list information".

Department of Human Rights - http://www.iowa.gov/government/dhr/index.html

Division of Persons with Disabilities - http://www.iowa.gov/government/dhr/pd/index.html

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services - http://www.ivrs.iowa.gov/

Iowa Division of Health Facilities – https://dia-hfd.iowa.gov/DIA_HFD/Home.do

Iowa General Assembly - https://www.legis.iowa.gov/index.aspx

Iowa State Association of Counties - http://www.iowacounties.org

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IOWA’S NEIGHBORING BRAIN INJURY RESOURCES

NEBRASKA's Brain Injury Resource Network - http://www.braininjury.ne.gov/

Nebraska Brain Injury Association -  www.biane.org

Brain Injury Association of ILLINOIS - http://www.biail.org/

Brain Injury Association of KANSAS and Greater Kansas City – http://www.biaks.org

MINNESOTA Brain Injury Alliance – http://braininjurymn.org

Brain Injury Association of MISSOURI http://www.biamo.org/

SOUTH DAKOTA Brain Injury Alliance – http://www.braininjurysd.org/

Brain Injury Alliance of WISCONSIN – http://biaw.org

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Federal Traumatic Brain Injury Program - http://mchb.hrsa.gov/programs/traumaticbraininjury/index.html

The New Freedom Initiative for Americans with Disabilities – https://www.disability.gov/

The Americans with Disabilities Act - http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm

CDC's Help Seniors Liver Better, Longer: Prevent Brain Injury - http://www.cdc.gov/braininjuryinseniors/

U.S. Fall Prevention Program for Seniors - http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/falls/default.htm

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center Program
http://www.dvbic.org

Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions http://www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/travelers-disabilities-and-medical-conditions

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FINDING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Google Search Engine - http://www.google.com

National Library of Medicine - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Literature/

National Library of Medicine: Bibliographies on Brain Injury (scroll down the page) – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/archive/20040830/pubs/cbm/tbi.html

HDI Publishers - http://braininjurybooks.com

This resource was created to assist individuals with locating brain injury information on the World Wide Web (or Internet). Special focus was given to the location of information that would be relevant to people with brain injury and family members of people living with brain injury. From time to time the links on this page may become out-of-date.

Updated  November 3rd, 2012

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