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Listing: Traumatic Brain Injury Resources


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Online Resource

Reviewed Date

Feb 12, 2024


Traumatic Brain Injury - CDC 
CDC defines a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or penetrating head injury. Everyone is at risk for a TBI, especially children and older adults. Consult their factsheets, data, reports.  |  800-232-4636

Living With Traumatic Brain Injury - MSTK
The MSKTC works closely with researchers in the 16 Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Model Systems to develop resources for people living with traumatic brain injuries and their supporters. These evidence-based materials are available in a variety of formats such as printable PDF documents, videos, and slideshows. | 202-403-5600

Midwest Brain Injury Club House
1021 West Adams Street, Suite 200 Chicago, IL 60607
(Located on the corner of West Adams Street and North Morgan Street)
(312) 226-8720

Love Your Brain - Meditation and Yoga
North Shore Yoga: 2523 Waukegan Road, Bannockburn, IL 60015Room to Breathe: 25 E Washington Street #1025a, Chicago, IL 60602 |

American Brain Tumor Association Support
800-886-ABTA (2282)

Brain Injury Association of IL List of sites

Brain Injury Association of America-National

Synapse House
(877) 932-1120

University of Sydney - TBI Express Partner Training
A communication-training program for people with traumatic brain injury, their families, friends and careers. 

U.S. VET TBI - Make the Connection
Videos connection, symptoms, and information for veterans with brain injury. 

Epilepsy Foundation 
The Foundation and its nationwide network of nearly 50 partners connects people to treatment, support and resources; leads advocacy efforts; funds innovative research and the training of specialists; and educates the public about epilepsy and seizure first aid.
(800) 332-1000

 Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is a not-for-profit, incorporated in Illinois, serving 43 counties, offering counseling, advocacy and educational services to people with epilepsy, their families, and the communities in which they live.
(312) 939-8622

TBI Publications, Fact Sheets, Handouts - Washington State Department of Social and Health Services , Aging and Long-Term Support Administration (ALTSA)
Provides TBI publications, fact sheets and handouts.  Find information on everything from understanding a TBI, symptoms, and specific caregiving tips.

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From: Dank, L. (2008). Head and Neck Lateral View. InnerMan Images. 


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