We evaluated online resources available for brain injury survivors and their caregivers. Here is the best information on prognosis, brain injury treatment, research, therapy options, clinical trials, and caregiver tips.
NIH / National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke – Brain injury education, prognosis, treatment, clinical trials, research.
Brain Injury Association of America – Brain injury research, education and advocacy programs through a national office, network of state affiliates, support groups, and a helpline.
Centers for Disease Control – Injury Prevention and traumatic brain injury data & statistics.
Centers for Disease Control – HEADS UP Program – All about concussions: signs & symptoms, prognosis, treatment, prevention, research, education.
Brain Trauma Foundation – Focuses on the acute phase of traumatic brain injury & methods to improve chances of a meaningful recovery.
Brain Injury Association of America / Mild Brain Injury – Facts about mild traumatic brain injury and concussion – recovery, treatment, and more.
The Dana Foundation – One of the best resources for the science behind how the brain works; responsible research & education about brain science.
National Alliance of Family Caregivers – Supports families & caregivers of adults with debilitating health conditions. Offers programs & consultation on caregiving issues at local, state and national levels. Offers free publications & support online, including national directory of publicly funded support programs.