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Brain Injury


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Additional Information
The primary NIH organization for research on Traumatic Brain Injury is the: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

The primary organization for information on Pediatric Brain Injury is the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA)


Illinois Resources

The following Web sites have been selected by the Medical Library staff. The information presented in these Web sites is intended for informational purposes only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. These sites are listed by category in alphabetical, NOT ranked, order. Clicking on any of the links below will open the professional site in a new window.

Brain Injury Association of Illinois
The Brain Injury Association of Illinois (BIA of IL) is a not-for-profit, statewide membership organization comprised of people with brain injuries, family members, friends and professionals.

Brain Injury Resource Directory
This Web site is funded by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center through a contract with the Henry M. Jackson Foundation. The directory is searchable by city, state or zipcode.

Local chapters: ThinkFirst
National Injury Prevention Foundation
ThinkFirst Foundation offers research-validated multi-level educational programs that have reached millions of young people nationally and internationally and has had major influences on public policy initiatives. Can search by state (USA) and access full chapter contact information by using the member login.

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
University of Illinois at Chicago
Administered by the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) is the Illinois Title V agency that provides care coordination for families and children with special health care needs.