Helpful Articles, Links, and Organizations
The following is a rough guide to articles on various topics. Many, if not most of them, fit into more than one category. We urge you to look through the descriptions of articles in all categories for information relative to the knowledge you seek.
Brain Injury General Information
Aphasia-friendly website by and for people living with aphasia, offering aphasia related news, resources and a forum for people to communicate with each other all over the world.
- Brain at Work – HR Magazine
Learn more about Brain at Work – HR Magazine.
A medical, legal, and informational resource for persons dealing with traumatic brain injury.
- Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia
Traumatic Brain Injury information that offers more TBI resources from the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia.
- Emotional Memories Of Traumatic Life Events
- Encephalitis Global
Learn more about Encephalitis at this MSN page.
- Dyslexia the Gift
Explore the gifts and talents that are associated with dyslexia at Dyslexia the Gift.
Healthyplace.com is the largest consumer mental health site providing information and support as well as an area to share your story.
- Lash and Associates Publishing/Training
Lash and Associates Publishing/Training provides resources to help in the understanding of children and adults with brain injury.
- National Resource Directory
Connects wounded warriors, Veterans, Service Members, their families and caregivers with valuable resources supporting recovery and reintegration including resources for understanding and living with Traumatic Brain Injury.
- The Invisible Disabilities Advocate
The Invisible Disabilities Advocate releases publications and offers resources for a better understanding of chronic illness and pain.
Aftermath, Recovery, and Rehabilitation
- Helping the brain fix its own wiring
- Rewiring The Damaged Brain
National Institute Of Health Rehabilitation of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury This NIH Consensus Statement includes sections on epidemiology, consequences of TBI, and common therapeutic interventions.
- Post-traumatic Stress Reactions Following Motor Vehicle Accidents
American Family Physician. Dennis J. Butler, Ph.D., H. Steven Moffic, M.D., Nick W. Turkal, M.D. Traffic accidents are a leading cause of PTSD. The authors discuss the diagnostic criteria for PTSD, risk factors for stress disorders related to motor vehicle accidents, and evaluation, intervention, and treatment issues. American Association Of Marriage And Family Therapists.
Treatment Approaches to Brain Injury
- Brain Injury Guide
Caregivers, family members and those who have suffered brain injury will find resources that can lead to more productive lifestyles. This site provides information for developing memory skills, compensatory strategies, cognitive skills and behavioral issues.
- Brain Injury Online
a comprehensive source of information about living with an injured brain. Managed and maintained by Beth and Larry Jameson, authors of Brain Injury Survivors Guide, this site combines their expertise as well as that of many others who deal with common problems on a daily basis.
- Neurofeedback Center in Virginia
Neurofeedback Center of Virginia is committed to making this website a point of education for people who are struggling with performance and function as a result of stress-induced factors related to mood disorder, panic or anxiety attack, migraines, and fibromyalgia.
- Stay in The Zone
Jay P. Granat, Ph.D., is a Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist and a Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor. The founder of www.StayInTheZone.com, Dr. Granat has coached athletes and their families from virtually every sport from around the world. He has work & an Olympic Gold Medalist, professional golfers, tennis pros and elite young athletes from many sports and has lectured to many teams, clinics, camps and to some of America’s largest corporations.
Brain Injury in Sports
The popularity of sports exposes a large number of people daily to the risk of brain injury. Each year in the United States there are an estimated 500,000 sport-related brain concussions. Second Impact Syndrome” (SIS) occurs when a second concussion occurs within hours, days, weeks following a prior concussion. Despite its debilitating effects, many players, parents, and coaches believe that concussion should not restrict participation from competition. From Return to Contact Sports Following Concussion, By Dan Mendonca, MEDS 2000. Children/Youth Head Injury.
- New Concussion Test
Baseline test will provide basis to measure injury in young players Tuesday, February 29, 2000 By Brenden Sager, Post-Gazette Staff Writer.
Sports & Athletes
- Dr. John F. Murray
Dr. John F. Murray is a Clinical and Sports Psychologist and a Speaker in Palm Beach, Florida.
Explore the world of Assistive Technology! ABLEDATA is a federally funded project that provides information on over 20,000 assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment.
- Christians in Recovery
Christians in Recovery is a community brought together in faith to overcome challenges and obstacles in life.
- Dr. Igor Burdenko, Ph.D. Burdenko Institute
Dr. Burdenko offers a variety of programs for maximum rehabilitation, conditioning, and training at the Burdenko Water and Sports Therapy Institute.
Brain Injury Associations
- BIA of America
Brain Injury Association of America
- BIA of Colorado
Brain Injury Association of Colorado
- BIA of Florida
Brain Injury Association of Florida
- BIA of Mississippi
Brain Injury Association of Mississippi
- BIA of Nova Scotia
Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia
- Ontario BIA
Brain Injury Association of Ontario
- Clear Minds of Cape Ann
William Derry Heasley, Psy. D., offers access to a full range of psychological services to individuals to achieve optimal personal and professional performance in their daily lives.
Biofeedback Training and Equipment
- emWave2™ Personal Stress Reliever
Developed from the Institute of HeartMath’s 15 years of research on the relationship between the heart, brain, stress and emotions, emWave2 is both innovative and practical. It enhances your life through its scientifically validated technology.
- HealthPax order form View HealthPax kit image
HealthPax is a Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) device for the control of anxiety, depression and insomnia that has been reviewed and is deemed in compliance with FDA regulations.
- Stens Biofeedback
Diagnosis, Research, and Testing
- New Study Identifies Brain Centers For Attention Control
- American Family Physician
Assessment and Management of Concussion in Sports This article discusses issues related to the evaluation and treatment of concussion (mild traumatic brain injury – mTBI) in athletes, including the determination of when an athlete should return to play.
- American School Kara
The World Leader in Pressure Point Education & Certification, we teach the teachers.
- Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
is your online source for credible health information and is the official Web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
HealingWell.com is a wonderful health resource page.
- Brain damage real from ‘silent stroke’
From CNN Medical Correspondent
- MindBody Therapies
Mary E. Stafford is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 23 years of experience.
Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
- Dr. Leo Gagnon
Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy for those that can use an extra boost of mind power. Visit Dr. Leo Gagnon at besthypno.com.
- Illinois Hypnosis – Jeanne Clark, LCSW
- Whether you are struggling with weight loss, anxiety, depression, or on-going pain, hypnosis is a powerful, safe, and effective tool that can help you overcome whatever challenges you face. By enabling you to enter a very relaxed–but very focused–state.