Further Resources* * PLEASE NOTE: The following list is only a small selection of internet resources available to persons with brain injury, their families, caregivers, and professionals.
SEMTBIS does not endorse any of these websites, nor make any guarantees regarding the information or services included on these sites.
- The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC)
Summarizes research, identifies health information needs and develops information resources to support the Model Systems programs in meeting the needs of individuals with TBI, SCI and burn injuries. Model Systems are funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) to conduct innovative and high quality research, provide patient care, and offer other services to improve the health and quality of life of individuals with TBI, SCI, and burn injuries.
- TBI Model System Research Publication Database
- TBI Consumer Information factsheets
- Understanding TBI, Part 1: What happens to the brain during injury and in the early stages of recovery from TBI?
- Understanding TBI, Part 2: Brain injury impact on individuals' functioning
- Understanding TBI, Part 3: The recovery process
- Understanding TBI, Part 4: The impact of a recent TBI on family members and what they can do to help with recovery
- Sleep and TBI
- Driving after TBI
- Cognitive Problems after TBI
- Emotional Problems after TBI
- Fatigue and TBI
- Facts about the Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States after Severe Brain Injury
- Seizure after TBI
- Return to School After TBI
- Balance Problems after TBI
- Depression after TBI
- Headaches after TBI
- TBI and Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation
- Sexuality After TBI
- Brain Injury Association of Michigan (BIAMI)
This website provides information on local chapter support group meetings throughout the state of Michigan, as well as TBI prevention, education, advocacy and research activities.
The Michigan Resource Guide for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury and Their Families
This is a directory of resources to help persons with TBI find the services they need as well as helpful information for providers and families.
- Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems (TBIMS)
Funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), these projects research the spectrum of care from point of injury, through rehabilitation, to integration back into the community. The TBIMS centers produce a wealth of information and resources.
- National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)
This website contains an abundance of interactive information related to disability and rehabilitation, including searchable databases, online publications and references.