Brain and Head Injury Information and Advice
Find head injury sites offering information and resources listed in this area of the ABLEize disability directory including diagnosis, counselling, research and treatment details. Most sites listed here will provide UK related brain injury information, any sites outside of the UK will have a destination included within the site description.
There is no single cause for brain or head injury, this can occur due to accident, injury, tumour and of course many other causes including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease or even concussion although the most common is as the result of a road traffic or other kind of accident resulting in a substantial blow to the head. All can have varying degrees of severity and affect to physical, cognitive, behavioral or emotional issues of those having suffered head or brain injury.
The intention of the websites listed in this area of ABLEize are to provide information and resources along with support contacts, charity details and information about housing and numerous social, care and educational assistance.
A dedicated charity set up to help enrich the lives of brain injured adults in Scotland. Find out about social activities and events as well as fundraising opportunities. Also offers support to family members and carers.
A charity set up to give help and support to people affected by brain injury. Provides support to the local groups and branches and helps to deliver high quality services through guidance on policies, procedures, standards and training. Includes factsheets and information.
A downloadable booklet on head injury and concussion in adults highlighting the varying levels of head injury from moderate to severe. Site includes video clips and a range of publications and related resources of interest to head injury.
Europes largest independent provider of brain injury rehabilitation services. Offer a wide range of specialist services to around 550 people with an acquired brain injury.
Holds cognitive rehabilitation workshops and courses including online courses designed to help improve the quality of life for people with brain injury, their family and carers. One to one training offered in Surrey.
A charity offering support, counselling, information and advice for anybody suffering brain tumours. Site offers research details, newsletters and related brain tumour links.
Works to conquer brain tumours through research, education and support. Providing practical and emotional support to brain tumour patients and their families.
A BBC page offering brain tumour detailsan facts along with what causes a tumour, the symptoms and the treatments available.
A comprehensive directory for brain and head injury resources along with personal stories, ask an expert sections and research updates.
A UK charity run by young stroke survivors providing information, survivors stories and support and a dedicated information line.
Includes diagnosis, causes and treatment details plus symptoms and offers an animated video clip.
An organisation set up to bring together clinicians, brain injury charities, patients, family members and carer together to make life better forf adults and children in Scotland with an acquired brain injury.
And Internet-based discussion forum loaded with questions and answers concerning brain injury. Includes a number of resources, group contacts and information about how to post on the discussion board.
A membership organisation for legal, health and medical professionals including social workers. Site includes practice guides, events details and information about educational grants.
The largest non-governmental funder of brain tumor research in the world. Committed to helping children and their families deal with this most deadly of all childrens cancers. Offers medical information, news and donation details.