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RESOURCES

Listed below are resources to help guide TBI survivors and their families through their difficult journey through recovery.

 
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Brain Injury Association of America

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is a national organization dedicated to serving as the “Voice of Brain Injury.” Its mission is to advance awareness, research, treatment, and education and to improve the quality of life for all people affected by brain injury. BIAA’s website is loaded with information and resources for TBI survivors and others to learn more about brain injury,

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Brainline

BrainLine is a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with TBI. BrainLine includes a series of webcasts, an electronic newsletter, and an extensive outreach campaign in partnership with national organizations concerned about traumatic brain injury. BrainLine also provides military-specific information and resources on traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to veterans, service members, and their families. 

United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise. The CDC’s website has a plethora of information on traumatic brain injury.

 
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Nevada Department of Health & Human Services, Aging and Disabilities Services Division 3416 Goni Road, D-132 Carson City, NV 89706 775-687-4210 Email: adsd@adsd.nv.gov

The Office of Aging & Disability Services (ADSD) provides resources that promote equal opportunity and life choices for people with disabilities. Services are generally available to people of all ages with physical disabilities who have independent living needs. Available services include: Home and vehicle modifications; in-home care; rehabilitation for people with Traumatic Brain Injury; financial loans to people who need to buy assistive devices; recycled medical equipment; telephone devices and advocacy support for people with communication disabilities; assistive technology training and assessments; training for in-home caregivers; and an online registry of accessible housing.

Nevada Community Enrichment Program 6375 West Charleston Boulevard, Suite L200/WCL, Las Vegas, NV 89146 702-259-1903 Email: ncepinfo@accessiblespace.org

Nevada Community Enrichment Program (NCEP) is one of Accessible Space, Inc.’s housing programs. NCEP is specifically for people with traumatic or acquired brain injury. Candidates must be medically stable and able to tolerate several hours of therapeutic intervention per day. Located in Las Vegas, the program is for all residents of Nevada. NCEP offers day treatment, transitional living and home and community-based services.

Sierra Regional Center

601-615 South 21st St, Sparks, NV 89431 (775) 688-1930

Sierra Regional Center (SRC) provides support services for people with developmental disabilities and related conditions. SRC provides services to Washoe County residents of all ages. Most services are funded by Medicaid Title XIX through the Home and Community Based Waiver and Targeted Case Management. Services purchased or provided include: service coordination, family supports such as respite, residential supports, jobs and day training, autism specific services, psychological services, nursing services and quality assurance. 

Renown Health

Numerous locations. For general inquiries call (775) 982 4100

Renown Health (formerly Washoe Health System) is the largest locally owned not-for-profit healthcare network in Northern Nevada. It has more than 6,500 employees system-wide and is one of Northern Nevada's largest employers. Renown Rehabilitation Hospital, owned and operated by Renown South Meadows Medical Center, is the region’s only hospital with certification by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and is conveniently located one block east from Renown Regional Medical Center. We are certified for: Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program, Stroke Specialty Program, and Medical Rehabilitation Case Management