Click the link to the left for a list of Designated Facilities in Florida for individuals with TBI and their families.

 

Get HelpBelow are statewide and national TBI resources. Note: These links will take you out of the BIAF Website. Use your browser back arrow to return to BIAF.

The Able Trust
Also known as the Florida Governor's Alliance for the Employment of Citizens with Disabilities

Brain Injury Association of America
Our national organization

Brain Injury Association of Florida, Inc.
Visit our corporate website.

Brain & Spinal Cord Injury Program
The mission of the Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program is to provide all eligible residents who sustain a traumatic brain or spinal cord injury the opportunity to obtain the necessary services enabling them to return to their community.

Brain Injury Resource Center
A comprehensive brain injury resource center.

brainline.org
A website dedicated to preventing, treating and living with TBI

Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services
Administers programs for students with disabilities for the Florida Dept. of Education.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Brain injury information from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.

Cognitive Therapy Exercises
Activities and exercises for Home-Based Cognitive Stimulation are provided here by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Traumatic Brain Injury Model System.

Disability Program Navigator Initiative
A Joint venture between the US Dept. of Labor and the Social Security Administration, now funded by the Department of Economic Opportunity, an initiative to increase the ability of One-Stop Career Centers to increase career advancement opportunities and self-sufficiency.

Disability Resources
Information about books, pamphlets, magazines, newsletters, videos, databases, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, telephone hotlines and on-line services that provide free, inexpensive or hard-to-find information to help people with disabilities live independently.

Family Network on Disabilities in Florida
Statewide network of families and individuals who may be at-risk, have disabilities, or have special needs and their families, professionals, and concerned citizens.

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST)
FAAST's Mission is to improve the quality of life for all Floridians with disabilities through advocacy and awareness activities that increase access to and acquisition of assistive services and technology. Got a Plan?  FAAST's Emergency Preparedness Self-Help List of Weblinks, Videos, Articles and Other Helpful Information.  Download FAAST's 52-page general self help resource guide designed to provide basic tools to find sound financial resource information.

Florida Commission on Human Relations
A resource in addressing and resolving discrimination issues.

Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged
Mission: To ensure the availability of efficient, cost-effective, and quality transportation services for transportation disadvantaged persons.

Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources Systems
Provides diagnostic and instructional support services to district exceptional student education programs and families of students with exceptionalities statewide.

FloridaDisaster.org
It is important for every Floridian, especially citizens with disabilities and other special needs, to plan ahead for an emergency situation and know what to do in the event of an emergency. Learn more here.  Special Needs Shelter brochure

Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
An employment resource for businesses and people with disabilities. Our mission is to enable individuals with disabilities to obtain and keep employment.

Florida Independent Living Council
Promotes independent living opportunities for persons with disabilities throughout the state of Florida.

Florida Office on Disability & Health
The mission of the Florida Office on Disability & Health is to maximize the health, well-being, participation, & quality of life, throughout the lifespan, of all Floridians & their families living with disability.

Lash & Associates
Specializing in information on the treatment of brain injury and concussion in adults and children. Tip cards, manuals, books and training programs on traumatic brain injury can be used in hospitals, rehabilitation programs, schools, community agencies and at home.

Life-Changing Apps for People with Brain Injury - Android

Life-Changing Apps for People with Brain Injury - IPhone/IPad

Learning Disabilities Association of Florida
The association serves parents, professionals, and adults with learning disabilities.

National Disability Rights Network  nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and the Client Assistance Programs (CAP) for individuals with disabilities.

Shaken Baby Syndrome Site
Information provided by the Epilepsy Association of Central Florida

Social Security Administration
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) & Supplemental Security Income (SSI) eligibility. It is possible that your loved one may qualify for these programs. Click link above or call (800) 772-1213.

Traumatic Brain Injury National Resource Center
NRCTBI provides relevant, practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and family members. They have more than two decades of experience investigating the special needs and problems of people with brain injury and their families.

 
 



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