Here at Aitken Aitken Cohn, we want to provide you with a comprehensive service that extends beyond our legal representation. Because many of our clients have so many questions about traumatic brain injury and undoubtedly benefit from all the resources available, we have compiled this list of TBI organizations that provide additional information and support to people with TBI and their families.
The Brain Resources and Information Network (BRAIN) of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
Brain Injury Association of America, Inc.
BIA is a non-profit group dedicated to people with traumatic brain injury and their families. They offer research, education and advocacy through national and state offices, support groups and a helpline.
1608 Spring Hill Rd
Vienna, VA 22182
Tel: 703-761-0750 or 800-444-6443
Brain Trauma Foundation
This national organization is dedicated to improving the outcomes of traumatic brain injury by focusing their efforts on the acute phase of TBI-from the scene of the injury to emergency room and ICU treatment. This group develops guidelines, professional education, quality improvement measures, and conducts clinical research.
415 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Family Caregiver Alliance and the National Center on Caregiving
This organization supports the caregivers of adults with debilitating health conditions. They offer free publications and online support, including a national directory of publicly funded caregiver support programs.
180 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
Tel: 415-434-3388 or 800-445-8106
National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)
8201 Corporate Drive
Landover, MD 20785
Tel: 301-459-5900/301-459-5984 (TTY) 800-346-2742
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
400 Maryland Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20202-7100
Tel: 202-245-7460 202-245-7316 (TTY)
California Brain Injury Association
Offers support groups, education, and other types of support to Californians with traumatic brain injuries.
2658 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
Tel: (661) 872-4903
Fax: (661) 873-2508