Resource Information
TBI Brain Injury
General Background Information and Resources

General background info and resources:

1. Brochure: Oregon TBI Consulting Team – Educational services for students with TBI ~ Oregon Brain Injury Support Network

2. Brochure: The Brain Injury Resource Network – Improving access to information for Oregonians with brain injury ~ Oregon Brain Injury Support Network

3. Brochure: Family Advocacy and Support Training – The FAST Program for people with brain injuries, their families and support people ~ Oregon Brain Injury Support Network

4. Brochure ~ Oregon Office on Disability and Health (OODH)

5. Aetna Healthcare Coverage Policy Bulletin re: Cognitive Rehabilitation ~ Bulletin states that Cognitive Rehabilitation is not covered as a stand-alone modality in their plan unless Cognitive Rehabilitation is being provided as part of a comprehensive physical rehabilitation program. The Bulletin states that

6. Cognitive and Communication Disorders ~ from www.neuroskills.com

7. Harris Poll ~ October 2000 ~ summary Press Release: Harris_press_release.htm

Complete: Harrisfindings.htm

Additional Links and resources:

1. Favorite links submitted by NASHIA members ~ http://www.nashia.org/links.htm

2. Federal TBI Projects ~ http://www.nashia.org/tbiproj.htm

3. Federal Laws and Agencies ~ http://www.nashia.org/fedlaw.htm

4. State Associations ~ http://www.braininjury.org/Starman/States/Advocacy/advocacy_overview.htm

5. Northern New Jersey TBI System ~ http://nnjtbi.mcls.kent.edu/nnjtbi/

6. Ohio TBI Toolbox and resources ~ http://www.tbitac.org

7. OBIRN Resource Directory ~ available upon request through BIAOR (lengthy document)

8. National Driectory of Brain Injury Rehabilitation Services May 2002-2003

9. Resource Facilitation Booklet: A Consensus of Principles and Best Practices to Guide Development and Operation of Brain Injury

10. Urban Institute Booklet: Consumers, Providers, and Financing of Long Term Care – A Chartbook

Additional Sites:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/dacrrdp/tbi.htm

The Consumer Perspective on Existing Models of Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/traumatic/Appendix_A.htm

Demonstration Grant State-by-State Objectives demonstration_grant_bystate.htm

Maternal and Child Health Bureau http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov/needs.doc

NIH Consensus Development Conference on Rehabilitation of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/traumatic/default.htm

For information about TBI prevalence and other important facts, the Brain Injury Association. http://www.biausa.org

TBI State Grant Program Fact Sheets for all states TBI_State_Grant_Program_Facts_for_all_states.htm

Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems (funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research) http://www.tbims.org


The Governor's Task Force on Traumatic Brain Injury is supported by grant number 1 H21MC00043-01 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
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