Additional Resources for TBI


Brain Injury Association of America (

Founded in 1980, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the leading national organization serving and representing individuals, families and professionals who are touched by a life-altering, often devastating, traumatic brain injury (TBI). Together with its network of more than 40 chartered state affiliates, as well as hundreds of local chapters and support groups across the country, the BIAA provides information, education and support to assist the millions of Americans currently living with traumatic brain injury and their families.

Brain Injury Services, Inc. (

Since 1989, BIS has helped individuals in Northern Virginia and outlying suburbs. In the past few years, BIS has expanded services to include Fredericksburg and many other counties. Their case management services are provided at no cost. They offer additional services either at no cost or on a sliding scale, including independent living skills training, respite care, specialized clubhouse programs and social skills training.

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 serves anyone whose life has been affected by TBI. That includes people with brain injury, their families, professionals in the field, and anyone else in a position to help prevent or ameliorate the toll of TBI. BrainLine seeks to provide a sense of community, a place where people who care about TBI can go 24 hours a day for information, support, and ideas.
BrainLine is funded by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, the Primary Operational TBI Component of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, through a subcontract award with the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine

National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury (

The mission of the National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury (NRCTBI) is to provide relevant, practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and family members. They have more than two decades of experience investigating the special needs and problems of people with brain injury and their families. With input from consumers and nationally recognized experts, we have developed a wide variety of assessment tools, intervention programs, and training programs. The NRCTBI is housed at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College of Virginia Campus.

Brain Injury Network (

BIN is a non-profit organization involved in advocacy, civil rights, information, networking, peer support, policy, referral, and watchdog activities. BIN is serving and speaking on behalf of people around the world who have sustained acquired brain injuries.