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Division of Behavioral Health (Alaska Department of Health and Social Services)
The site details the programs and services of the Behavioral Health Division of the Alaska Department of Health and Human Services.
High Hopes Head Injury Program
High Hopes High Hopes is a non-profit program that offers physical retraining, cognitive retraining, independent living classes, speech therapy, and vocational training for individuals with head injuries.
Brain Injury Association of Colorado
The Brain Injury Association provides services such as support groups, education, advocacy for independence, recreation, volunteering and resources for those with brain injuries in Colorado.
Brain Injury Association of Delaware (BIAD)
"The Brain Injury Association of Delaware, Inc., affiliated with the Brain Injury Association, Inc. (national), is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to advocate for and with people who survive traumatic brain injury; to secure and develop community-based services for survivors and their families; to support research leading to better outcomes that enhance the lives of those who sustain brain injuries; and to promote prevention of brain injury through public awareness, education, and legislation."
Delaware Health and Social Services: Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities
"The mission of the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities is to improve or maintain the quality of life for Delawareans who are at least 18 years of age with physical disabilities or who are elderly. The Division is committed to the development and delivery of consumer-driven services which maximize independence through individual choice, enable individuals to continue living active and productive lives and protect those who may be vulnerable and at risk."
Delaware Health and Social Services: Services and Programs for People with Disabilities and Other Impairments
This page contains links to information on State programs for brain/head injuries, mental health, mental retardation and other specific developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, substance abuse and visual impairment in the state of Delaware.
Brain Injury Association of Florida, Inc.
BIAF works to improve the lives of those who suffer from a brain injury through education, support services, prevention, and advocacy. The organization assists individuals with brain injuries, their families and professionals by providing: statewide information and resource center; education and training; support services; a toll-free help line; and awareness and prevention programs. All resources are provided free of charge to persons with brain injuries and their families who request information.
Florida Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program
"The mission of the Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program is to provide all eligible residents who sustain a brain or spinal cord injury equal opportunity to obtain necessary services to enable them to return to an appropriate level of functioning in their community."
Grove House- Jacksonville, Florida
"Grove House is a non-profit organization. Our mission is to assist adults with developmental and acquired disabilities in order to maximize their inclusion into the community enabling them to lead more productive, dignified and independent lives." Grove House provides a variety of services including a group home for women with developmental disabilities; a brain injury program; housing programs; and employment services.
Georgia Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission
The Georgia Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission was created to administer a State trust fund that provides funds to help offset costs of services used by those that have traumatic brain or spinal cord injuries.
Shepherd Center is an Atlanta-based catastrophic care hospital, treating people with spinal cord injuries, acquired brain injuries, multiple sclerosis and other neuromuscular illnesses and urological problems.
Special Education Center of Hawaii
"SECOH is committed to providing individual and family supports that promote successful community living in the lifestyle of choice. Services and supports are provided . . . to people with developmental disabilities, or acquired disabilities due to aging or head injury." Services include day care, respite care, and supported employment.
Brain Injury Association of Illinois, Inc.
The Brain Injury Association of Illinois is a not-for-profit, statewide membership organization comprised of people with brain injuries, family members, friends and professionals. The Association provides an information and resource clearinghouse; sponsors annual educational programming; facilitates of statewide support groups; and hosts adult and pediatric recreational camps.
Brain Injury Association of Iowa, Inc.
The Brain Injury Association of Iowa serves the brain injury community by working to secure and develop community-based services, encouraging research, establishing support groups, and providing access to pertinent information and resources. BIAI educates the public and works to increase statewide awareness of brain injury as a serious disability with lifelong consequences through the development and distribution of informational materials, news, and notices of conferences, symposia, and other meetings.
Lawrence/Douglas County Head Injury Support Group
"The local Head Injury Support Group was started in 1987 by volunteers, family members and head injury survivors who shared a common need for emotional and moral support unique to the problems of brain injury. Currently they still provide support, information and education monthly in an informal setting."
Brain Injury Association of Kentucky
BIAK serves "those affected by brain injury through advocacy, education, prevention, research, service, and support."
Kentucky Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation
The department provides services for people whose lives have been affected by mental illness, mental retardation or other developmental disability, substance abuse or an acquired brain injury.
Acquired Brain Injury Survivors Support Group of Southeast Louisiana
This site links to a variety of resources for Louisianans with brain injuries, their family members, and caregivers.
Louisiana Rehabilitation Services
"Louisiana Rehabilitation Services assists persons with disabilities in their desire to obtain or maintain employment and/or achieve independence in their communities by providing rehabilitation services and working cooperatively with business and other community resources."
Brain Injury Association of Maine, Inc.
"The organization has thirteen support groups, five active committees staffed by dedicated volunteers, as well as a toll free helpline available for people seeking information about brain injury."
Brain Injury Association of Maryland
The Brain Injury Association of Maryland (BIAM) site has information on conferences, information, councils, volunteer opportunities, support groups, outreach and reading.
Maryland Stroke Center
"The Maryland Stroke Center is a regional center of excellence in stroke care and research. It is the first center in Maryland dedicated to comprehensive care of patients with cerebrovascular disease." The Center is part of the University of Maryland.
MAB Community Services (formerly Massachusetts Association for the Blind and VISION Community Services)
Founded in 1903, MAB Community Services (formerly Massachusetts Association for the Blind) has for a century provided programs for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, and has broadened its scope of services to include programs for adolescents with acquired brain injuries and adults with mental retardation. Today, MAB helps more than 5,000 individuals gain the skills and spirit of independent living through programs that focus on rehabilitation, education, capacity building and access.
Brain Injury Association of Michigan
The Brain Injury Association of Michigan is the only statewide organization in Michigan dedicated to providing support, education, advocacy, research and prevention in the brain injury field. The Association has a variety of programs to provide information and resources about brain injury and brain injury prevention as well as numerous services that are meant to provide direct assistance to persons with brain injury and their families.
Brain Injury Association of Minnesota
"The Association offers the programs in Information and Resources, Individual Assistance, Resource Facilitation, Latino Outreach, Public Awareness and Prevention Activities, Education and Public Policy Advocacy."
Methodist Rehabilitation Center
"Methodist Rehabilitation Center provides comprehensive medical rehabilitation programs for people with spinal cord and brain injuries, stroke and other neurological and orthopedic disorders and treats patients from all of Mississippi's 82 counties and from neighboring states."
Brain Injury Association of Missouri
"The mission of the Brain Injury Association of Missouri, Inc. is to reduce the incidence of brain injury to promote acceptance, independence, productivity of persons with brain injury; and to support their families."
Brain Injury Association of Montana
"The Brain Injury Association of Montana was organized in 1987 by families who struggled with the frustration that can be experienced by those in search of information, appropriate services and support for their loved ones."
Nevada Assistive Technology Act Program
Programs coordinated by the Office of Disability Services under the Assistive Technology Act Program include Personal Assistance Services, Personal Assistance Training, the Assistive Technology for Independent Living Program, Assistive Technology Assessments and Training, Relay Nevada, the Equipment Distribution Program, Advocacy and Case Management Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, CARE Loans, the Recycled Equipment Program, the Housing Registry, and Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation.
Moore Center Services, Inc.
The Moore Center is a nonprofit organization that supports individuals in the Manchester, NH area with developmental disabilities and acquired brain disorders to live and work in their communities.
Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey
"Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey serves people with a variety of disabilities including cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, arthritis, spina bifida, mental retardation, hearing and visual impairments, alcohol and drug illness, and stroke. We serve those with both permanent and temporary disabilities, those born with disabilities, and those who acquire disabilities because of accidents, illness, or the aging process."
Brain Injury Association of New York State
The Brain Injury Association of New York State is a statewide non-profit membership organization that advocates on behalf of individuals with brain injury and their families, and promotes prevention. BIANYS maintains a clearinghouse that provides the latest information to consumers, professionals, advocates, providers, educators and the public about brain injury, resources and prevention.
Brain Injury Association of Ohio
"BIAOH is a state-wide advocacy and education organization incorporated in 1982 to improve services and supports to Ohioans with brain injury and their families, and to promote prevention. BIAOH is comprised of survivors, family members, friends and professionals working together to promote better under-standing, rehabilitation opportunities and lifelong community supports to assist an individual in living as fully and independently as possible."
Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
The Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation conducts research, provides education and develops programs to improve the quality of life of persons who experience traumatic brain injury.
Brain Injury Association of Oklahoma
The Brain Injury Association of Oklahoma offers a toll free helpline and a variety of other information resources. The Association also provides support groups throughout the state.
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital opened in 1958 as the Philadelphia region's original provider of physical and cognitive rehabilitation. Magee is one of 16 federally designated model Regional Spinal Cord Injury Centers, and is part of the brain injury model centers program. It also provides services for amputees and physical therapy for people with orthopedic issues.
The Watson Institute serves children from birth to 21 years old with autism, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, neurological impairments, developmental delays, brain injuries and other impairments. The institute serves the Pittsburgh, PA area.
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services provides services for persons with physical or mental disabilities and person who are blind, deaf blind, deaf, or hard of hearing. Programs include vocational rehabilitation, independent living services, comprehensive rehabilitation services for spinal cord injury and brain injury, a rehabilitation technology resource center, early childhood intervention services, transition services for teens and young adults, disability determination services, help for state agencies, and an Attendant Network to help persons with disabilities who need a personal attendant to find one.
Brain Injury Association of Vermont
"The mission of the Brain Injury Association of Vermont is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, research, education and advocacy."
Vermont Traumatic Brain Injury Medicaid Waiver Program
The goal of this program is to divert from placement and/or return Vermonters with a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury from out-of-state facilities.
Brain Injury Association of Virginia
"The Brain Injury Association of Virginia (BIAV) is a 501-C3 non-profit organization which provides a variety of educational and supportive services to individuals with brain injury, their families, and service providers."
Brain Injury Association of Washington
"The mission of the Brain Injury Association of Washington is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, support, education and advocacy."
Brain Injury Association of Wisconsin
The Brain Injury Association of Wisconsin was established in 1980 by a group of individuals with brain injury, their families, friends, and professionals. BIAW is a chartered member affiliate of the national Brain Injury Association, Inc. BIAW provides services in 5 core areas: Information and Resources; Education; Prevention; Advocacy; Support Services.
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- Brain Injury Association of Delaware (BIAD)
- Delaware Health and Social Services: Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities
- Delaware Health and Social Services: Services and Programs for People with Disabilities and Other Impairments
- Brain Injury Association of Florida, Inc.
- Florida Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program
- Grove House- Jacksonville, Florida
- Acquired Brain Injury Survivors Support Group of Southeast Louisiana
- Louisiana Rehabilitation Services
- MAB Community Services (formerly Massachusetts Association for the Blind and VISION Community Services)