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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)




The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA): Pediatric Brain Injury
The country's oldest and largest nationwide brain injury advocacy organization.

Brain Injury Association of Illinois (BIAIL)
BIAIL is a not-for-profit, statewide membership organization comprised of people with brain injuries, family members, friends and professionals. Two websites were developed by the BIAIL: Brain Injury Toolbox and Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center which is a resource for Illinois residents.

Pediatric Brain Injury Foundation
Provides knowledge and support to families and caretakers of children with brain injury and connect them with available services.

National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA)
Established by State government employees, NASHIA helps enhance state capacity to plan, implement, and administer public programs and services for individuals with brain injury and their families.

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD)
The slogan of NCPAD is Exercise is for EVERY body, and every person can gain some health benefit from being more physically active. This site provides information and resources that can enable people with disabilities to become as physically active as they choose to be. For Brain Injury specific information, go to Articles, then click on Disabilities and Conditions and click on Acquired Brain Injury.