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Resources

Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado (BIAC) – “the go-to resource for help and services for survivors of an injury to the brain, their families, and providers.”

Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) “Our mission is to be the voice of brain injury. Through advocacy, education and research, we bring help, hope and healing to millions of individuals living with brain injury, their families and the professionals who serve them.”

Brain Base from the App Store combines education, advocacy, and scholarship to connect brain injury survivors, families, and practitioners with necessary health information and resources. Locate health facilities, find services, and engage in educational trainings to promote best practice in the field. Search “brain base” in the App Store to download this free 5 star app.

Colorado State University Brain Injury Community (CBIC). “Uniting students who have had a brain injury, creating a community for growth, friendship, and support through the challenges that brain injuries present.”

MINDSOURCE Brain Injury Network, Colorado Department of Human Services “manages the Colorado TBI Trust Fund, provides training and technical assistance, and manages the federal TBI grant. MINDSOURCE provides support for all aspects of the brain injury community from public policy and research to technical assistance and brain injury information and education.”

Opportunities for Post-Secondary Success (OPS), Center for Community Partnerships, Colorado State University (CSU). “OPS is for CSU students with learning differences and/or disabilities who may benefit from individualized, weekly support services. These services support students in and out of the classroom and complement the academic accommodations provided by the CSU Student Disability Center.”

Rocky Mountain MIRECC TBI Toolkit, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. “Provides information to address the needs of individuals with a history of TBI and co-occurring mental health conditions. For Veterans, Families, Caregivers and Providers.”

Student Disability Center The Student Disability Center helps facilitate the educational pursuits of students who have disabilities and/or other chronic conditions by coordinating a variety of accommodations and services. These services support the unique academic needs of permanently and temporarily disabled students or students with chronic health conditions, including mental health.

TBI Module, ACCESS Project, Colorado State University. “A resource to promote Universal Design for Learning and student Self-Advocacy.”