The Law Offices of CHARLIE WATERS 

Representing the Seriously Injured & Victims of Wrongful Death Since 1981

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Information contained herein is intended to be informative only and does not constitute legal advice. Please consult an attorney if you feel you need legal counsel or guidance.

Resources

In serving our clients we work hard to stay abreast of emerging medical treatments and breakthroughs.  We consider that a necessity and an absolute responsibility to those we represent.  We also follow and support outstanding injury-related associations and support groups.  Connecting our clients to the information, services, and resources offered by these organizations is an important part of what we do.

We gladly share the following list to assist you and your family as you confront and overcome whatever may be your injury challenge.  We will be right there with you every step of the way.

 

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

Associations and Organizations:


1)    Brain Injury Association of America (BIA), www.biausa.org
A renowned information center and advocates for TBI information and research.

2)    Office of Acquired Brain Injury, www.hhs.texas.gov
As a part of Texas Health and Human Services, it provides an outstanding variety of programs and resources to help in recovery from a brain injury.

3)    Texas Brain Injury Alliance, www.texasbio.org
A Texas non-profit organization providing resources, educational and support programs, and helps promote awareness, prevention, and community engagement.

4)    Team Luke Hope for Minds, www.teamlukehopeforminds.org
A Texas non-profit organization assisting families with traumatic injured children.  This outstanding organization helps brain-injured children gain access to educational materials, therapeutic services, and child adaptive equipment.

5)    National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke (NIGH), www.ninds.nih
An excellent resource for the latest on TBI research and statistics; and has a great list of TBI support organizations.  Publishes Journal of Neurotrauma which includes the latest advances in both clinical and laboratory investigation of traumatic brain and spinal cord injury.

6)    Brain Trauma Foundation, www.braintrauma.org
Supports ongoing research in TBI towards improving the outcome of patients with TBI through development of evidence-based guidelines and educational outreach.

7)    Brain Injury Resource Center, www.headinjury.com
Non-profit organization offering expert guidance on brain injury issues with a vast library of resource information.

8)    Center for Neuroskills Traumatic Brain Injury, www.neuroskills.com
It offers post-acute medical treatment and assists survivors and their family with multi-cultural, family education programs including outpatient rehabilitation programs.

9)    Small Victories Foundation, www.smallvictoriesfoundation.org
A survivor support organization that offers shared experiences and supports people with brain injuries by providing an educational experience in the arts.

10)    TBI Network, www.tbi-network.org
TBI’s mission is to assist adults who have sustained a TBI, and who have substance use disorders, attain and sustain healthy and productive lives.

11)    Brain Injury Network of Dallas (BIND), www.thebind.org
Provide tools and a bridge of support to adult brain injury survivors so they can reconnect into life, the community, and work place.

12)    The Betty Clooney Center, www.bcftbi.org
The Betty Clooney Center has a large list of concussion support groups across the United States.

13)    TBI Model Systems Program, www.tbindsc.org
Assist researchers and data collectors within the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems (TBIMS) Program.  The primary purpose of program is to advance medical rehabilitation by increasing efficiency of scientific efforts.

14)    Brain Line, www.brainline.org
Well-researched articles on nutrition and therapies for recovery for TBI prevention.

15)    TBI National Resource Center, www.tbinrc.com
TBI’s mission is to provide relevant practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and family members.  With input from consumers and nationally recognized experts has developed a wide variety of assessment tools, intervention programs, and training programs.

16)    United States Brain Injury Alliance, www.usbia.org
Non-profit organization with branches across the United States providing resources for the brain injury community.

Books

1)    Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury:  A guide to Living with the Challenges Associated with Post Concussion Syndrome and Brain Trauma, Diane Roberts Stoler, Ed.D. and Barbara Albers Hill (2013).

2)    Brain Maker, David Perimutter, MD & Kristin Loberg (2015).

3)    The Ghost in My Brain:  How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Helped Me Get It Back, Clark Elliot, Ph.D. (2015).

4)    Change Your Brain Change Your Life:  The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, & Impulsivity, Daniel G. Amen, M.D. (1998).

5)    I’ll Carry the Fork!; Recovering a life after brain injury., Kara L. Swanson (1999).

6)    Over My Head, A Doctor’s Own Story of Head Injury from the Inside Looking Out, Claudia L. Osborn, DO, 1998 (2000).