EDUCATION

Get started learning about Brain Injury with these helpful resources.


Types of Brain Injury

Watch a video that explores brain anatomy.


Explore Brain Injuries in this easy-to-understand video.


Understanding TBI from the TBI Model Systems


TBI Info Comics [Website]
Learn about common symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury and ways to manage them through InfoComics from the University of Washington TBI Model System

Living With Brain Injury [Website]
Learn more about the brain in this overview of Brain Injury.


Functions of the Brain

Interactive Brain [Website]
Explore brain functions with this interactive model created by the Center of Excellence for Medical Multimedia.

Functions of the Brain [Website]
Learn in more detail about how the brain functions.

Brain Anatomy [Website]
An interactive tour of the brain the National Brain Tumor Society shares.

 

Recovery from Brain Injury

Do I Have a Brain Injury? And, What Can I Do About It?
From the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Brain Injury Research Center, this 10 minute film discusses how it may be possible to have a brain injury and not realize it.


Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury [Website]
Learn more about brain injury treatments and watch a video.

Checklist for Discharge from the Hospital [PDF]
Use this checklist for discharge from the hospital from the Government of Alberta.

Important First Steps in Supporting a Loved One with a Brain Injury [PDF]
What should I do next? From the Texas Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council

The Continuum of Rehabilitation for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury [Website]
WebMD provides a comprehensive guide to rehabilitation, from initial services to long-term needs.


Veterans and Service Members

American Veterans with Brain Injuries [Website]
A website dedicated to all the American Veterans who have suffered a brain injury and their families.

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center [Website]
This site is a part of the U.S. military health system.

Real Warriors Campaign [Website]
An initiative to promote resilience, recovery and reintegration of returning service members, veterans and their families.


Children and Brain Injury

Get an overview on how Brain Injury affects children.


Traumatic Brain Injury [Website]
The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities provides useful information and tips for parents of children with Brain Injury.

Libb's Story [Website]
Hear one child's story and learn more about childhood Brain Injury.

For more information call the Washington Brain Injury Resource Center at 877-824-1766.

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