The Brain Injury Association of Canada
Very informative site. Loads of information on many topics including links and contacts for National, Provincial and Regional societies and associations.
Traumatic Brain Injury Guide
This on line book has become the definitive “bible” for brain injury information. It has an easy to read and understand approach to medical information for the lay person to understand.
Centre for Neuroskills
This is a comprehensive site for education and the latest in research results. Sign up for the electronic newsletter to receive monthly updates.
Head Injuries: What to watch for afterward – from www.FamilyDoctor.org
A serious head injury is most likely to happen to someone who is in a car wreck and isn’t wearing a seat belt. Other major causes of head injuries include bicycle or motorcycle wrecks, falls from windows (especially among children who live in the city) and falls around the house (especially among toddlers and the elderly).
Dave Irwin Foundation for Brain Injury
Was created by two time Canadian Olympic downhill skiier and World Cup champion Dave Irwin and family in March, 2002. The concept was initiated following Dave Irwin’s remarkable survival and on-going recovery from acquired brain injury suffered at Sunshine Village in Banff, Alberta in march 2001.
British Columbians have trusted health information at their fingertips with just a phone call or a click away with HealthLink BC.
Just three numbers – 8-1-1 – on the phone or online at www.HealthLinkBC.ca means easy access to non-emergency health information and services. Translation services are available in over 130 languages on request. For deaf and hearing-impaired assistance (TTY), call 7-1-1.
Speak with a nurse about your symptoms, consult with a pharmacist about your medication questions, or get healthy eating advice from a dietitian. You can also find the health services and resources you need, closest to you.
Any time of the day or night, every day of the year, HealthLink BC is as close as your phone or the web 24/7.
North East Centre
An invaluable resource for acquired brain injury. Based in New York state, this website also features websites of the month for specialized information.
South Okanagan Similkimeen Brain Injury Society
A non-profit organization that supports individuals and their families in the South Okanagan Similkimeen who have been affected by brain injury. Their mission is to promote knowledge, encourage public awareness and understanding of the special needs of persons suffering from brain injuries, and the members of their family.
A medical, legal, and informational resource for persons dealing with traumatic brain injury.
Lash & Associates Publishing / Training, Inc
“We make it easier to understand, treat and live with brain injury in children, adults and veterans.”
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