Kevin McDonald

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Tel: 484-887-8190

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Resources

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.


Other resources:

 

AHEDD, Employment Services, training & placement
(717) 560‐1000       

https://www.ahead.org/about


Acquired Brain Injury Network Pennsylvania (ABIN‐PA)

1‐800‐516‐8052

www.abin‐pa.org


Aging/Disability Resource Centers    

1‐866‐286‐3636


American Stroke Association  

 1‐888‐4‐STROKE  

www.strokeassociation.org


Brain Injury On‐line Support Chat     

www.braininjurychat.org


BrainSTEPS

1‐866‐635‐7097   

www.biapa.org


Defense/Veterans Brain Injury

1‐866‐966‐1020


Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP)    

1‐800‐692‐7443    

www.drnpa.org


Head Injury Program (HIP)        

(717) 772‐2762 or 1‐800‐635‐7097


Special Olympics (recreational programs)     

www.specialolympics.org


Veteran’s Administration  

http://www.va.gov/


Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)   

1‐800‐442‐6352


Brain Injury Resource line (BIRL)    

1‐800‐444‐6443


Brain Injury Association of America

703‐761‐0750 

http://www.biausa.org/