DISCLAIMER: We are not medical professionals and do not mean in any way to advocate for one professional service over another. Our goal in creating this page is to create a compilation of all the potential resources that we have been able to find for the convenience of community members with TBIs. We are not affiliated with, have an extensive knowledge of, nor are sponsored by the organizations listed below. If you are a community member who is familiar with a resource we have not listed and think it may be helpful for other members of Synapse, please leave us a message on the Get Involved page or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Compiled lists of local support groups
- The Brain Injury Alliance of Washington provides free services to individuals throughout Washington whose lives are affected by brain injury.
- Address: 316 Broadway, Ste 305 Seattle, WA 98122
- Contact information: 877-982-4292
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BrainInjuryWA
- Head injury hotline and website based in Seattle, WA. This website provides information, coordinated care resources, legal services, and personal consultation
NATIONAL AND GENERAL RESOURCES
- BrainLine is a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with TBI. BrainLine includes a series of webcasts, an electronic newsletter, and an extensive outreach campaign.
- BrainandSpinalCord.org is a resource for brain and spinal cord injury survivors and their families to learn more about medical conditions, rehabilitation, and legal options
- The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the country’s oldest and largest nationwide brain injury advocacy organization
- Brain Injury Society will assist the families in understanding their physician’s diagnosis and recommended treatment for all brain injured patients. The website also provides informative articles related to coping with brain injury.
- The mission of the National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury (NRCTBI) is to provide relevant, practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and family members.
- Online discussion forum
- The first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home.
- A non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregiver across the country free of charge.