- The American Academy of Pediatrics Injuries and Emergencies A-Z page links to information on a variety of injuries and situations.
- Learn more about NICHD concussion research by visiting the NICHD Spotlight on Concussions
- Visit the NICHD page on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC's Protect the Ones You Love initiative provides information on the important steps parents can take to prevent childhood injury.
- Safe Kids USA
This nationwide network of organizations works to prevent unintentional childhood injury. Safe Kids educates families, provides safety devices to families in need, and advocates for better laws to help keep children safe, healthy, and out of the emergency room.
- Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT)
ACT is a non-profit organization dedicated to cognitive therapy and ensuring that cognitive therapists have appropriate training. The ACT website provides information about cognitive therapy and includes a function to find a certified cognitive therapist in your area.
- American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
AAPM&R provides information about conditions and treatments, as well as ways to find local rehabilitation services.
- American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA)
AOTA provides a variety of information about occupational therapy services. AOTA's Consumer section offers tip sheets as well as other helpful tools.
- American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
APTA is the leading U.S. organization for physical therapists. The APTA website provides a variety of information about physical therapy, including how to find a physical therapist in your area.
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA is a national non-profit organization that seeks to make effective communication accessible and achievable for all people. ASHA helps to ensure that speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and other speech-language-hearing professionals have the proper education and training and aims to provide speech, language, hearing, communication, and cognitive assistance to all those who need it, regardless of whether their deficit is the result of TBI or another condition or injury. A speech-language-hearing professional can be located through the ASHA website at http://www.asha.org/findpro .
- Brain Injury Association of America (BIA)
BIA is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting those who have experienced brain injury and their families. The BIA has chapters and offices in every state that might be able to help users find specialists to assist with rehabilitation. Contacts for each state office are available through the BIA website at http://www.biausa.org .
- Brain Trauma Foundation (BTF)
The BTF works to improve the lives of TBI patients worldwide. The website offers a variety of information on critical care guidelines, treatment options, and the latest research on TBI.
- Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy
This office is charged with developing, analyzing, evaluating, and coordinating HHS policies and programs which support the independence, productivity, health, and long-term care needs of children, working age adults, and older persons with disabilities.
- National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD)
NCHPAD is an information center that offers resources on a variety of disabilities and conditions.
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
NINDS, part of the NIH, supports and conducts research on issues related to neurological conditions, including brain injury. The NINDS website, at http://www.ninds.nih.gov, offers information on a variety of neurological issues. NINDS also provides free publications on TBI at http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/tbi/pubs_tbi.htm.
- National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
NIDRR, located within the U.S. Department of Education, provides leadership and support for a comprehensive program of research related to the rehabilitation of people with disabilities, including those with TBI.
- The National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury , funded through the NIDRR, provides relevant, practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and family members.
- National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)
NARIC provides information and resources about rehabilitation options nationwide. A variety of resources on disability are available at http://www.naric.com/?q=en/node/27 .
- NIH National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus
This database provides information, including links to resources and services, about a variety of topics, including TBI.
- Administration on Disabilities, Administration for Community Living (ACL)
ACL's TBI Program conducts expanded studies and establishes innovative programs and services for those affected by TBI.
- U.S. Social Security Administration
This agency offers information related to disabilities, including TBI, and disability benefits.
BIA provides information about pediatric brain injury .
- National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
The center is a central source of information on disabilities, including TBI, in infants, toddlers, children, and youth.
- National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury
The center, at Virginia Commonwealth University, maintains a website with information on Pediatrics .
Please note: Links to organizations and information included on this page do not indicate endorsement from the NICHD, NIH, or HHS.