Alamo Head Injury Association

Helpful Links

This resource guide is not endorsed by any particular agency or organization. It is edited and maintained by the Alamo Head Injury Association. The purpose of this site is to provide assistance and information to brain injury survivors and their families.

A brain injury survivor and family may experience many changes and needs as a result of the crisis. This site has been created in general terms, and is not intended to provide all the answers but rather to be only a guide to available assistance. Since head Injury effects are different with every individual, the resources and services listed here may not apply to everyone.

Finally, this resource guide is not intended in any way to be a substitute for the services of legal counsel, nor is it a recommendation of services provided by the named organizations.

If you would like more specific information on programs please contact the AHIA office.

Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide
www.tbiguide.com

Kids Guide to the Brain
http://www.mastersinpsychologyguide.com

Brain Injury Association of America
www.biausa.org

BrainLine.org
“BrainLine.org is a WETA website funded by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center through a contract with the Henry M. Jackson Foundation. Government funding support is not an endorsement of WETA or any of its products, including this website.”
www.BrainLine.org

Support for spousal caregivers
www.wellspouse.org

BJ's Closet
A site to provide information to those with brain injuries and/or their loved ones
www.bjscloset.org

National Disability Rights Network
www.ndrn.org/index.php

Disability Rights of Texas (previously known as Advocacy Inc)
www.disabilityrightstx.org

Mayo Clinic website
www.mayoclinic.org

“The Coma Guide”
Originally posted on the Deleware Department of Health and Social Services website.
Adobe Acrobat Reader is required.
www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dsaapd/files/coma_guide.pdf

Center for Disease Control's section on Traumatic Brain Injury
www.cdc.gov/TraumaticBrainInjury

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Mount Sinai center for brain injury research
www.mssm.edu/research/centers/brain-injury-research-center-of-mount-sinai

A site for those who are waiting while someone is in a coma
Note: It is edited and maintained by the Brain Injury Law Group
www.waiting.com

TBI Journey: blog and resource information
www.braininjurysurvivalkit.com

Survivor and family forum - forum index lists all articles
www.lapublishing.com

Brain Injury Resource Center
www.headinjury.com

Ohio Valley Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center
www.ohiovalley.org

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
www.pparx.org/

Adult brain exercises
www.criticalthinking.com/company/articles/adult-brain-exercises.jsp

Senior and Assisted living, licensed facilities for entire state
newlifestyles.com

Site to update friends and family during crisis
www.caringbridge.org

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Network
www.braininjurynetwork.org

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Hope 4 Minds - Resource for children with brain injuries
www.hope4minds.org

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/tbi.htm

Office of Acquired Brain Injury
www.hhsc.state.tx.us/hhsc_projects/abj/index.shtml

Parent Resources for Children with TBI
www.ParentCenterHub.org/repository/tbi

Substance Abuse and TBI
www.brainline.org/webcasts/4-TBI_and_Substance_Abuse

Texas Brain Injury Alliance
www.TexasBIA.org

TBI Home
A peer support website for people living with brain injury, their families and friends
to support each other by sharing their experiences.
www.tbihome.org

Memory and the Brain
This informatinal site was recommended to us by a student who was doing online research. It is hosted by PC-Wholesale (who we are not endorsing), but includes fair number of interesting links about the brain and Memory.
Memory and the Human Brain

Links specific to Medicare Part D

Forms, Help, and Resources
www.medicare.gov

Medicare Part D Coverage
www.ehealthinsurance.com

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid: Regulations and Guidance
www.cms.gov

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