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Traumatic Brain Injury (page 3)

— National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
Updated on Oct 22, 2010

Resources

DeBoskey, D.S. (Ed.). (1996). Coming home: A discharge manual for families of persons with a brain injury. Houston, TX: HDI. (Telephone: 800.321.7037. Web: www.braininjurybooks.com)

DePompei, R., Blosser, J., Savage, R., & Lash, M. (1998). Special education: IEP checklist for a student with a brain injury. Wolfeboro, NH: L&A Publishing/Training. (Telephone: 919.562.0015. Web: www.lapublishing.com)

DePompei, R., & Cluett, B. (1998). All about me! Wolfeboro, NH: L&A Publishing/Training. (For use by elementary school children with TBI. Available from L&A, see contact information above.)

DePompei, R., & Tyler, J. (2004). Learning and cognitive communication challenges: Developing educational programs for students with brain injuries. Wolfeboro, NH: L&A Publishing/Training. (See contact information above.)

Hibbard, M., Gordon, W., Martin, T., Rashkin, B., & Brown, M. (2001). Students with traumatic brain injury: Identification, assessment, and classroom accommodations. New York: Research and Training Center on Community Integration of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury. (Telephone: 888.241.5152. Web: www.mssm.edu/tbicentral/resources/publications/students_with_tbi.shtml

Lash, M., Wolcott, G., & Pearson, S. (2000). Signs and strategies for educating students with brain injuries: A practical guide for teachers and schools. (2nd ed.). Houston, TX: HDI. (See contact information above.)

Schoenbrodt, L. (Ed.). (2001). Children with traumatic brain injury: A parents' guide. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House. (Telephone: 800.843.7323. Web: www.woodbinehouse.com)

Senelick, R.C., & Dougherty, K. (2001). Living with brain injury: A guide for families (2nd ed.). San Diego, CA: Singular. (Telephone: 800.347.7707. Web: www.delmarhealthcare.com)

Snyder, H. (1998). Elvin the elephant who forgets. Wolfeboro, NH: L&A Publishing/Training. (A 16-page picture book for children. Available from L&A, see contact information above.)

Organizations

Brain Injury Association (formerly the National Head Injury Foundation) 8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 611 McLean, VA 22102 Telephone: 703.761.0750; 800.444.6443 (Family Helpline) Email: FamilyHelpline@biausa.org Web site: www.biausa.org

Emergency Medical Services for Children—National Resource Center 111 Michigan Avenue N.W. Washington, DC 20010 Telephone: 202.884.4927 Email: information@emscnrc.com Web: www.ems-c.org/

Epilepsy Foundation-National Office 4351 Garden City Drive, Suite 500 Landover, MD 20785-7223 Telephone: 301.459.3700; 800.332.1000 Web site: www.epilepsyfoundation.org

Family Caregiver Alliance 180 Montgomery St., Suite 1100 San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: 415.434.3388; 800.445.8106 Email: info@caregiver.org Web site: www.caregiver.org

Family Voices 2340 Alamo SE, Suite 102 Albuquerque, NM 87106 Telephone: 505.872.4774; 888.835.5669 Email: kidshealth@familyvoices.org Web site: www.familyvoices.org

Head Injury Hotline 212 Pioneer Building Seattle, WA 98104-2221 Telephone: 206.621.8558 Email: brain@headinjury.com Web site: www.headinjury.com

National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury (NRC TBI) Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation P.O. Box 980542 Richmond, VA 23298-0542 Telephone: 804.828.9055 E-mail: mbking@hsc.vcu.edu Web site: www.neuro.pmr.vcu.edu Additional Resources from NICHCY

NICHCY State Resources Sheets list organizations in each state that address TBI, special education, assistive technology, and other disability-related issues and concerns.

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