Acquired Brain Injury Network Of Pennsylvania, Inc.

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Advocacy
Alternative Organizations
Assistive Technology
Brain Injury Organizations
Chat Rooms & Help Lines
Children & Teens
Disability Organizations
Employment
General Health
Parents & Caregivers
Professional Organizations
Publicly Funded Programs
Resource Directories
Schools & Colleges
Self-Help
Understanding Brain Injury

Advocacy

ADA Technical Assistance Center

Americans with Disabilities Act The ADA Technical Assistance Center provides information on the ADA and its implementation. It is funded by the National Institute of Disability Rehabilitation and Research (NIDRR).

Americans with Disabilities Act

Attorneys in the United States

Calumet Cty Children w Disabilities Ed Bd

Best school website for special education in Wrightslaw contest.

Center for Disability Law & Policy

The Center for Disability Law & Policy (CDLP) provides advocacy to individuals with disabilities throughout Pennsylvania. This includes assisting such individuals pursue administrative, legal, and other remedies to ensure the protection of their rights under the Rehabilitation Act and Americans with Disabilities Act . CDLP also focuses on vocational rehabilitation and employment public policy and systemic issues impacting person with disabilities at the state and federal levels. The Center administers a program called the Client Assistance Program (CAP). CAP helps people who are seeking services from the Independent Living and other programs funded under federal law. CAP help is provided to you at no charge, regardless of income.t src=http://www.

Client Assistance Program

Free help with OVR, CIL's and other programs funded under federal law.

Disability Law Project

MISSION STATEMENT:The mission of the Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania is to advance, protect, and advocate for the human, civil, and legal rights of Pennsylvanians with disabilities.

Education Law Center

Help with school issues.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Liberty Resources, Inc.

Contact for Publicly Funded Programs, peer support. A Center for Independent Living.

Neurotrauma Law Nexus

An information source for understanding the legal system's involvement in brain and spinal cord injury cases.

PA Attorney Generals Health Care Unit

Help with employer or private insurance denials.

PA Bar Association

Legal

PA Health Law Project

PHLP is a nationally recognized expert and consultant on access to health care for low-income consumers, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. For more than two decades, PHLP has engaged in direct advocacy on behalf of individual consumers while working on the kinds of health policy changes that promise the most to the Pennsylvanians in greatest need

PA Protection & Advocacy

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center

Assists the families of children with disabilities through education, information and training. Information and assistance to families in understanding and negotiating the education and service systems for their children with disabilities. Training for families and professionals that model partnerships and encourage active learning; and collaboration with and technical assistance to schools, state and local agencies, parent resource centers and community organizations.

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

Self-advocacy, social justice, and equal protection under the law.

Steve Gold

Tools to enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act. Includes Housing, Medical Assistance/Medicaid, Nursing Homes, Education, and Miscellaneous.

UCP of Pittsburgh

UCP of Pittsburgh serves people with wide range of disabilities who live in Allegheny County, offering programs that build on individual strengths and promote inclusion in the community - working toward a community where each belongs.

Wrightslaw

For parents, advocates, educators, attorneys. IDEA & 504 regulations. Case law. Newsletters. E-list. Chats. Hundreds of articles.Law libraries.


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Alternative Organizations

Acupressure - Jin Shin Do

Jin Shin Do Foundation for Bodymind Acupressure

Acupuncture - AAMA

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Acupuncture - NCCAOM

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Alexander - AA

Art - AATA

American Art Therapy Association.

Ayurveda - NAMA

National Ayurvedic Medical Association.

Center for Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine Search on "Alternative Medicine".

CranioSacral - Upledger

Feldenkrais - AE

Achieving Excellence.

Feldenkrais - IFF

International Feldenkrais Federation.

Herbs - HRF

The Herb Research Foundation.

Homeopathy - AIH

American Institute of Homeopathy.

Homeopathy - HANP

Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians.

Homeopathy - NCH

National Center for Homeopathy.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy - ASAT

Association For Science In Autism Treatment. An intervention in which oxygen is delivered in a pressurized chamber, with the goal of increasing oxygen absorption in bodily tissue.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy - BHA

British Hyperbaric Association

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy - BNA

Baromedical Nurses Association ... with a professional organization in order to maintain and promote the status and standards of practice in hyperbaric nursing ...

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy - HBOT

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy - The International Hyperbarics Association is an educational and charitable organization focusing on the needs of the hyperbaric community.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy - UHMS

The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society ... OXYGEN CONNECTION SAFETY SYSTEMS.

Massage - AMMA

American Medical Massage Association.

Massage - Resource Directory

Music - AMTA

American Music Therapy Association.

National Institutes of Health

Alternative Medicine Search on "Alternative Medicine"

Naturopathy - AANMC

Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges.

Naturopathy - AANP

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.

Nutrition - ASN

American Society for Nutrition.

Nutrition - CSPI

Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Nutrition - HCPH

Harvard School of Public Health.

Nutrition - NIA

Nutrition Institute of America

Optometry - BABO

British Association of Behavioural Optometrists.

Optometry - ON

Optometrists Network. Behavioral Optometry.

Oriental Medicine - AAAOM

American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Dedicated to the promotion and advancement of high ethical, educational, and professional standards in the practice of acupuncture and Oriental medicine in the U.S.

Recreation - ATRA

American Therapeutic Recreation Association.

Reiki - ICRT

The International Center for Reiki Training. 350 web pages and 150 articles.

Therapeutic Touch - NH-PAI

Nurse Healers - Professional Associates International.

Touch for Health

Touch for Health is a system of balancing posture, attitude and life energy to relieve stress, aches and pains, feel and function better, be more effective, clarify and achieve your goals and enjoy your life!

Trager - Trager Approach


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Assistive Technology

ABLEDATA

Assistive Technology

Access Unlimited

Accessible vehicles for people with disabilities.

ADA Technical Assistance Center

Americans with Disabilities Act The ADA Technical Assistance Center provides information on the ADA and its implementation. It is funded by the National Institute of Disability Rehabilitation and Research (NIDRR).

Closing The Gap, Inc.

Assistive Technology

Day-Timers Brain Injury Recovery Kit

Equal Access to Software and Information (C 2001)

EASI"s mission is to serve as a resource by providing information and guidance in the area of access-to-information technologies by individuals with disabilities. We stay informed about developments and advancements within the adaptive computer technology field and spread that information to colleges, universities, K-12 schools, libraries and into the workplace.

Georgia Tech Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental

Links to resources on assistive technology.

Maintream Magazine Index of Advertisers 1997

Society of Rehab. Engr. & Assistive Tech.

Assistive Technology

The Alliance for Technology Access

The Alliance for Technology Access (ATA) is a network of community-based Resource Centers, Developers, Vendors and Associates. The members are dedicated to providing information and support services to children and adults with disabilities and increasing their use of standard, assistive and information technologies.

Trace Research & Development Center

The Trace Research & Development Center is a part of the College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Founded in 1971, Trace has been a pioneer in the field of technology and disability.


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Brain Injury Organizations

Alabama Head Injury Foundation

Brain Injury Association of America

Brain Injury Association of Arizona

Brain Injury Association of Arkansas

Brain Injury Association of Colorado

Brain Injury Association of Connecticut

Brain Injury Association of Delaware

Brain Injury Association of Florida

Brain Injury Association of Georgia

Brain Injury Association of Hawaii

Brain Injury Association of Idaho

Brain Injury Association of Illinois

Brain Injury Association of Indiana

Brain Injury Association of Iowa

Brain Injury Association of Kansas & Greater Kansas City

Brain Injury Association of Kentucky

Brain Injury Association of Maine

Brain Injury Association of Maryland

Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts

Brain Injury Association of Michigan

Brain Injury Association of Minnesota

Brain Injury Association of Mississippi

Brain Injury Association of Missouri

Brain Injury Association of Montana

Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire

Brain Injury Association of New Jersey

Brain Injury Association of New Mexico

Brain Injury Association of New York

Brain Injury Association of North Carolina

Brain Injury Association of Ohio

Brain Injury Association of Oklahoma

Brain Injury Association of Oregon

Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania

Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island

Brain Injury Association of South Carolina

Brain Injury Association of Tennessee

Brain Injury Association of Texas

Brain Injury Association of Utah

Brain Injury Association of Vermont

Brain Injury Association of Virginia

Brain Injury Association of Washington

Brain Injury Association of West Virginia

Brain Injury Association of Wisconsin

Brain Injury Association of Wyoming

California Brain Injury Association

Head Injury Society of New Zealand

North American Brain Injury Society - NABIS

North American Brain Injury Society: A Society of Multidisciplinary Brain Injury Professionals, specializing in head injury and brain injury.


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Chat Rooms & Help Lines

Brain Injury Helpline - PA DOH

Brochure.

Brain Injury Resource Line - BIAPA

Leave a message on the answering machine. Your call will be returned by a trained volunteers who is a member of the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania.

TBI Survivors and Families Chat Room

The Brain Injury Information Network

The TBI Chatroom and Homepage

Homepage for brain injury survivors & caregivers with pictures, stories, poems, art gallery, message board, question of the week board, homepages, & email...


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Children & Teens

Calumet Cty Children w Disabilities Ed Bd

Best school website for special education in Wrightslaw contest.

Children

Special Kids Network A free, statewide network for families, like yours, with children who have special needs or disabilities. They connect you with a broad range of resources and support services in your community.

Education Law Center

Help with school issues.

Florida Institute for Neurologic Rehabilitation

FAX numbers: Admissions 863-773-0867; Marketing 863-773-2638; Case Mgmt. 863-773-9293; MedRecs/Billing 863-773-2041.

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital

Contact: Michael Bonner

HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

http://idea.ed.gov/explore/home

Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center

Age 4 through adults. Includes difficult behavior.

Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab

Age 4 through adults. Includes difficult behavior.

National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury

The mission of the National Resource Center for Traumatic Brian Injury is to provide relevant, practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and family members.

Natl Dissemination Ctr - Children/Youth with Disabilities

Serves as a central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children and youth. Also contains information on IDEA and "No Child Left Behaind" programs as they relate to children with disabilities. Simply put - the Dissemination Center is part of a broad Federal effort to improve results for children with disabilities. We are funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education to connect you with the resources you need in your efforts on behalf of infants, toddler, children and youth who have disabilities.

PA Training & Technical Assistance Network

Pennsylvania Training & Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) PaTTAN provides support to families and educators in an effort to provide effective and efficient training and technical assitance.

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center

Assists the families of children with disabilities through education, information and training. Information and assistance to families in understanding and negotiating the education and service systems for their children with disabilities. Training for families and professionals that model partnerships and encourage active learning; and collaboration with and technical assistance to schools, state and local agencies, parent resource centers and community organizations.

The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

The Childrens Institute

The Mentor Network Headquarters

National network. Children through Adults. Includes difficult behavior. Also, www.thementornetwork.com

Woodbine House

WOODBINE HOUSE publishes "The Special-Needs Collection"-- sixty-three books on disabilities and related topics including AD/HD, autism, celiac dissease, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, learning disabilities, spina bifida, traumatic brain injury, early intervention, inlcusion, special education, communication skills, and more. Since 1985, we"ve prided ourselves on publishing books of the highest quality and best value for parents, children, therapists, health care providers, and teachers.

Wrightslaw

For parents, advocates, educators, attorneys. IDEA & 504 regulations. Case law. Newsletters. E-list. Chats. Hundreds of articles.Law libraries.


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Disability Organizations

American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today

Activist group. Working to move people from nursing homes back into the community.

Brain Aneurysm Foundation

Brain Tumor Association

Delaware Valley Stroke Council

Epilepsy Foundation

The Epilepsy Foundation will ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences; and will prevent, control and cure epilepsy through research, education, advocacy and services.

Institute on Disabilities, Temple University

Learning Disabilities Assoc. of America

Largest non-profit volunteer organization advocating for individuals with learning disabilities. Works for individuals with learning disabilities, their parents, and the professionals who serve them. http://www.ldanatl.org/

Meningitis Foundation of America

National Aphasia Association

National Stroke Association

PA Developmental Disabilities Council

Developmental disabilities are those disabilities presenting prior to age 22. Activist organization. Provides grants. Legislative news.

Suicide & Crisis Center

TASH - The Assoc. for the Severely Handicapped

TASH strives to create opportunities, advocates and supports excellence in order to promote communities in which no one is segregated.

VIA

Lehigh Valley Via is a nonprofit human service organization whose mission is to provide leadership, support, opportunities and resources for people with disabilities, so that they may be independent , productive and enjoy full lives within the community.


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Employment

ADA Technical Assistance Center

Americans with Disabilities Act The ADA Technical Assistance Center provides information on the ADA and its implementation. It is funded by the National Institute of Disability Rehabilitation and Research (NIDRR).

AHEDD

Meeting the employment needs of people with disabilities and the business community.

Bender Consulting Services

For people with disabilities.

Center for Personal Assistance Services

Job Accomodation Network (JAN)

The Job Accomodation Network (JAN) is a free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the Americans with Disaabilities Act ADA), and the employability of people with disabilities.

PA CareerLink

Resume preparation, support services, training programs and much more.

Social Security - Ticket to Work

Ticket to Work Program Contact: Matthew Fabian

US Office of Disability Employment Policy


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General Health

Amazon.com

Bookstore on the Internet. Can search by subject, author, and other ways.

Barnes & Noble

Bookstore on the Internet. Can search by subject, author, and other ways.

Center for Disease Control - Spanish

Families USA Home Page

Families USA ;is a national non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health and long-term care for all Americans.

Health Information

Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Publications, resources, and referrals on health care services for low-income, uninsured individuals and those with special health care needs.

Institute for Family Centered Care

The Institute serves as a central resource for both family members and members of the health care field. This site shares information, facilitates problem-solving and promotes dialogue among individuals and organizations working toward family-centered care.

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

This Center, located at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, publishes brochures including "Facts about Concussion and Brain Injury and Where to Get Help" and "Facts about Brain Injury".

PA Department of Health

Pub Med

PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.

Rx List Page

Safe USA from Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Sexual Health

The Sexual Health Network is dedicated to providing easy access to sexuality information, education, mutual support, counseling, therapy, healthcare, products and other resources for people with disabilities, illness or natural changes throughout the life cycle and for those who love or care for them.

Think First

National Injury Prevention Foundation


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Parents & Caregivers

Brain Injury Resource Center

Has links to information on brain injury. Items in this library will help you to identify and pursue your goals as they relate to brain injury. This site also has an excellent dictionary of terms commonly used in Traumatic Brain Injury.

Caregiver-Information.com

A guide with some useful information for anyone dealing with the challenge of caring for a loved one with a brain injury. Also contains information on stroke.

CaringBridge

Free, personal and private websites that connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to family and friends, making each health journey easier.

Families USA Foundation

Families

Family Caregiver Alliance

Founded in 1977, Family Caregiver Alliance was the first community-based, nonprofiit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long term care by developing services, advocating for public and private support, conducting research and educating the public.

Lash and Associates Publishing/Training

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center

PEATC Mission Statement: The Parent Educational Advocacy Center assists the families of children with disabilities through education, information ad training. Information and assistance to families in understanding and negotiating the education and service systems for their children with disabilities.

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network

Technical Assistance for Parent Centers


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Professional Organizations

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Search by topic, such as Traumatic Brain Injury. t

Am. Academy of Pediatrics & Am. College of Emergency Physicians

For parents of children with special health care needs. Places pertinent medical information in one accessible place.

American Academy of Neurology

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

Clinical Trials

National Institute of Health listing clinical research.

Clinical Trials - Center Watch

Information on current clinical trials.

Clinical Trials & Noteworthy Treatments for Tumors

Dana Research Alliance

The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization with interests in science, health and education. It was founded in 1950. The Dana Alliance is a nonprofit organization of more the 200 pre-eminent scientists dedicated to advancing education about the progress and promise of brain research.

National Academy of Neuropsychology

Neuropsychologists

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Supports biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.

National Institute on Deafness

National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders. (NIDCD) This web site is the primary source of online information about the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communcation Disorders (NIDCD), which is part of the National Institutes of Health. The site was established in 1966 and has become a key resource for information about human communication disorder.

National Rehabilitation Information Center

Information on research funded by this organization. Funds all types of disability.

Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

Research on education and programs to improve the quality of life of persons who experience traumatic brain injury.

PA Psychological Association

Neuropsychologists

Physical Therapy - Heads Up

Society of Rehab. Engr. & Assistive Tech.

Assistive Technology

The Rehabilitation Research Center

Conducts research to better understand and improve outcomes after TBI and Spinal Cord Injury.

Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems

Homepage for the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems. These are funded through the National Instutute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).


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Publicly Funded Programs

Assistive Technology Lending Library

Also http://disabilities.temple.edu/programs/assistive/atlend/index.htm.

Attendant Care - PA Dept of Public Welfare

Age 18 to 59. All disabilities. Waiver plus sliding scale for Act 150.

CommCare - PA Dept of Public Welfare

Traumatic brain injury. Age 21 or older.

Early Intervention - PA Dept of Pub Welfare

Birth to age 5.

Head Injury Program - PA Dept of Health

One year of rehabilitation. Age 21 or older.

Independence Waiver - PA DeptPubWel

Age 18 or older. All disabilities.

Liberty Resources, Inc.

Contact for Publicly Funded Programs, peer support. A Center for Independent Living.

Medical Access County Offices

Apply in-person at County Assistance Offices.

Medical Access Information

Medical care - some adults, all needed care for disabled children under age 21.

Medical Access On-Line Application

Apply on-line. No financial criteria for disabled children under 21.

Mental Retardation Services - PA DPW

IQ below 70 prior to age 22.

Michael Dallas Waiver - PA Dept of PubWel

Technology dependent. Any age.

MR Consolidated Waiver - PA DPW

IQ below 70 prior to age 22.

MR Person/Family Directed Support Waiver - PA DPW

IQ below 70 prior to age 22.

OBRA Waiver - PA Dept of Public Welfare

Disabled prior to age 22. All disabilities.

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - PA D&I

Age 18 or older. Capable of competitive employment within 18 months.

PA Department of Aging

PA Government Home Page

Pennsylvania Home Page General information on all programs in Pennsylvania. Very useful.

Social Security - Benefits Counseling

Benefits for retirement, disability (SSD), dependent children, and low income (SSI).

UCP of Pittsburgh


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Resource Directories

Brain Injury Resource Center

Case Management Resource Guide

A free searchable database of over 110, 000 specialty healthcare services, facilities, businesses and organizations.

MossRehab Resource Network

General information about disability.

Neuropsychology Central

Resources.

Neurotrauma Registry

Resource information for families. To members, including physicians, social workers, case managers, and other professonals dealing with neurotrauma, a forum to provide vauluable information regarding their particular services. To our staff, a valuable experience networking with professionals in creating a meaningful and worthwhile enterprise.

PA Government Web Contact List

Contains all PA government web links.

Rehab Healthcare Providers

The Perspectives Network

The Perspectives Network, Inc's primary focus is positive communication between persons with brain injury, family member/caregivers/friends of persons with brain injury, those many professionals who treat persons with brain injury and community members in order to create positive changes and enhance public awareness and knowledge od aquired/traumatic brain injury.


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Schools & Colleges

American Association of Community Colleges

Go to the AACC bookstore and search on "disability".

Calumet Cty Children w Disabilities Ed Bd

Best school website for special education in Wrightslaw contest.

Disability Access, Information and Support (DAIS)

DAIS is an important resource to the higher education community, providing a menu of services for those concerned with disability and access in higher education.

Disability Services at University of Georgia

Provides academic and support services to qualified students with disabilities.

Heath Resource Center of George Washington University

The Heath Resource Center of the George Washington Univeristy, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, is the national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities.

Learning Disabilities Assoc. of America

Largest non-profit volunteer organization advocating for individuals with learning disabilities. Works for individuals with learning disablilites, their parents, and the professionals who serve them.

National Center for Learning Disabilities

A national non-profit organozation committes to improving the lives of those affected by learning disabilities

PA Training & Technical Assistance Network

Pennsylvania Training & Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) PaTTAN provides support to families and educators in an effort to provide effective and efficient training and technical assitanse.

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center

PEATC Mission Statement: The Parent Educational Advocacy Center assists the families of children with disabilities through education, information ad training. Information and asistance to families in understanding and negotiating the education and service systems for their children with disabilities.

Reed Martin

Special education information, e-list, chats.

Secondary Education Transition

The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) coordinates national resoruces, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youths with disabilities in order to create opportunities for them to achieve successful futures.

Technical Assistance Alliance for Parent Caregivers

The Technical Assistance Alliance for Parents Centers is an innovative project that supports a unified technical assistance system for the purpose of developing, assisting and coordinating Parent Training and Information Projects and Community Parent Resource Centers under the Individuals with Disalblities Education Act (IDEA). Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs)and Community Parent Resource Centers(CPRCs) in each state provide training and information to parents of infants, toddlers, children and youth with disablilties and to professionals who work with children.

The Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)

The Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) is an international, multicultural organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for persons with disabilitities. The Association is a vital resource, promoting excellence through education, communication and training.

Wrightslaw

For parents, advocates, educators, attorneys. IDEA & 504 regulations. Case law. Newsletters. E-list. Chats. Hundreds of articles.Law libraries.


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Self-Help

Accessible PA

Disability resources. Online disability resource for Pennsylvanians. Accessible PA combines the latest information on programs and services in one convenient site for people of all ages with disabilities, as well as their families and support providers.

Accessible Recreation

Pennsylvania Recreation & Leisure Services for Persons with Disabilities Referrals to events and activities forpeople of ALL ages. Information about local activities

Brain Injury Resource Center

Has links to information on brain injury. Items in this library will help you to identify and pursue your goals as they relate to brain injury. This site also has an excellent dictionary of terms commonly used in Traumatic Brain Injury.

Lash and Associates Publishing/Training

The Perspectives Network

Founded by a survivor of acquired brain injury. The Perspectives Network, Inc."s primary focus is positive communication beween persons with brain injury family members, caregivers, friends and professionals dealing with persons with brain injury.

Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide

The goal of this online book is to better prepare the head injured person and family for the long road ahead. It can be copied free.


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Understanding Brain Injury

Coma Recovery Association, Inc.

Our purpose is to help familities of coma and head injury survivors by providing information and referrals, enabling them to make informed choices regarding treatment, rehabilitation and socialization alternatives as well as support from others who struggle with similar concerns.

HealthSouth Press

...The HealthSouth Rehabilitation Series of user-friendly yet authortative books to help educate patients and their families in the sometimes difficult, sometimes overwhelming, path of recovery after injury, accident, or illness...

Lash and Associates Publishing/Training

Low Vision Gateway

Listing of "low vision" resources worldwide.

National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury

The mission of the National Resouce Center for Tramumatic Brian Injury is to provide relevant, practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and family members.

Neuropsychology Central

Resources.

Nova Online: Coma

There"s a revolution in the making in the treatment of coma patients. This website has a considerable amount of information.

Pub Med

PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.

Rehabilitation of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury

Entire website URL: http://consensus.nih.gov/cons/109/109_ statement.htm Vol. 16, No. 1 October 26-28, 1998 This is Consensus Statement from the National Institutes of Health. It is the product of a non-Federal panel of experts. As such, it is an assessment of medical knowledge available at the time of writing.

TBI Statistics

The Rehabilitation Research Center

Conducts research to better understand and improve outcomes after TBI and Spinal Cord Injury.

Virtual Home Assessment Prior to Discharge


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