Resources listed are the most common, but are not limited to:
Click Organization name for further information or direct website.
•Brain Injury Association of America – (703) 761‐0750
Their mission is to advance brain injury prevention, research, treatment, and education and to improve the quality of life for all individuals impacted by brain injury. Through advocacy, they bring help, hope, and healing to millions of individuals living with brain injury, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
•Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania (BIAPA) – 1‐866‐635‐7097 or 1‐800‐444‐6443
Their mission is to prevent brain injury and improve the quality of life for people who have experienced brain injury and their family members through support, education, advocacy, and research. It’s designed to give brain injury resource information. Since its inception in 2002, volunteers have handled over 2,000 phone calls.
•Disabilities Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) – 1‐800‐692‐7443
Disability Rights Pennsylvania mission is to
protect and advocate for rights of people with disabilities so that they may live the lives
they choose, free from abuse, neglect, discrimination, and segregation.
•American Stroke Association – 1‐888‐478‐7653
Created in 1997, the American Stroke Association is dedicated to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment to save lives from stroke — America’s number 5 killer and a leading cause of serious disability. They fund scientific research, help people better understand and avoid stroke, encourage government support, guide healthcare professionals, and provide information to enhance the quality of life for stroke survivors.
•Brain Trauma Foundation – (212) 772‐0608
Brain Trauma Foundation is led by our founder and
president, Dr. Jamshid Ghajar. In 1986, Dr. Ghajar set forth to translate neuroscience into
effective solutions. In the 30 years since, Brain Trauma Foundation has saved or
significantly impacted, for the better, the lives of countless patients worldwide. With
groundbreaking global partnerships, such as the Indian Head Injury Foundation (IHIF),
South America FUNDCOMA, and the Open Society Foundation, Brain Trauma Foundation
is ensuring its educational outreach and actionable guidelines are touching the lives and
trauma centers of patients worldwide.
AHEDD, Employment Services, training & placement
Acquired Brain Injury Network Pennsylvania (ABIN‐PA)
Aging/Disability Resource Centers
American Stroke Association
Brain Injury On‐line Support Chat
Defense/Veterans Brain Injury
Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP)
Head Injury Program (HIP)
(717) 772‐2762 or 1‐800‐635‐7097
Special Olympics (recreational programs)
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)
Brain Injury Resource line (BIRL)
Brain Injury Association of America