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Prevention Resources - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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The West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities (WVUCED)

Traumatic Brain Injury Program

The Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Program at the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities is a collaboration between the state funded Traumatic Brain Injury Services and the Federally funded Traumatic Injury Implementation Partnership Grant. Their goal is to establish a coordinated and person-centered system of statewide services for individuals of all ages with traumatic brain injuries and their families.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion

The CDC website has several resources on TBI such as publications, reports, fact sheets, resources for health care providers, and other basic information about these types of injuries.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Traumatic Brain Injury Information Page

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) supports TBI research through grants to major medical organizations across the country and conducts TBI research in its intermural laboratories and clinical center. Their website has information regarding treatment, prognosis, clinical trials, partner organizations, and publications.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Traumatic Brain Injury

The ASHA is committed to ensuring that all people with speech, languange, and hearing disorders received services to help them communicate effectively. It is a great resource for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, students, and faculty. The site provides information on TBI and their causes. ASHA also discusses how a TBI is diagnosed and what a speech-language pathologitst can do when working with people suffering with a TBI.


 

This list is not exhaustive, and inclusion does not imply endorsement of the organization or contents of the website by the WVVIPP.

 

 

 
West Virginia Violence and Injury Prevention Program (WVVIPP) Room 427 350 Capitol Street Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 1-800-642-9704