Brain and Spinal Cord Organizations

Ability Hub

c/o The Gilman Group, L.L.C.
P.O. Box 6356
Rutland, VT 05702-6356
Telephone: (802)775 1993
Fax: (802) 773 1604
Email: info@abilityhub.com
Website: www.abilityhub.com

Assistive Technology for people with a disability who find operating a computer difficult, maybe even impossible. This web site will direct you to adaptive equipment and alternative methods available for accessing computers.

American Parapalegic Society

75-20 Astoria Boulevard
Jackson Heights, NY 11370-1177
Telephone: (718)803-3782
Website: www.apssci.org

The American Paraplegia Society (APS) is dedicated to improving the quality of medical care delivered to persons with spinal cord impairment (SCI).

Brain Injury Association of America

8201 Greensboro Dr. Suite 611
McLean, VA 22102
Toll Free:1-800-444-6443
Website: www.biausa.org

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the leading national organization serving and representing individuals, families and professionals who are touched by traumatic brain injury (TBI). The BIAA provides information, education and support to assist Americans currently living with traumatic brain injury and their families.

Brain Injury Association of Maryland (BIAM)

2200 Kernan Drive
Baltimore, MD 21207
Telephone: 410-448-2924
Fax:410-448-3541
Helpline:1-800-221-6443
Website: www.biamd.org

The BIAM website includes a complete listing of resources including TBI and SCI care facilities, support groups, rehabilitation centers and/or programs, vocational and employment services, and TBI/SCI advocacy organizations.

The Brain Injury Recovery Network

840 Central Ave.
Carlisle, OH 45005
Telephone:1-877-810-2100
Fax: (802) 773 1604
Email: help@tbirecovery.org
Website: www.tbirecovery.org

The Brain Injury Recovery Network is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims and families of brain and other serious injuries. This web site seeks to provide practical, actionable advice from people who are living through the same experience, seeking to inform families of some of the possible options so that they can weigh those options with the specifics of their situation and better participate with the medical team to make the best decisions possible at the time.

National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA)

6701 Democracy Blvd.Suite 300-9
Bethesda, MD 20817
Toll Free:1-800-962-9629
Website: www.spinalcord.org

The National Spinal Cord Injury Association is the nation’s oldest and largest civilian organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for hundreds of thousands of Americans living with the results of spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D) and their families.

Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center

[Formerly known as the American Paralysis Association]
500 Morris Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081
Toll Free:1-800-539-7309
Website: www.paralysis.org

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) promotes the health and well-being of people living with a spinal cord injury, mobility impairment and paralysis by providing comprehensive information, resources and referral services.

National Rehabilitation Information Center

8455 Colesville Road, Suite 935
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3319
Toll Free:1-800-346-2742
Website: www.naric.com

The National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)Website is a gateway to an abundance of disability- and rehabilitation-oriented information organized in a variety of formats designed to make it easy for users to find and use.

The Perpectives Network

P. O. Box 121012
W. Melbourne FL 32912-1012
E-Mail:TPN@tbi.org
Website: www.tbi.org

The Perspectives Network, Inc.’s primary focus is positive communication between persons with brain injury, family members/ caregivers/friends of persons with brain injury, those many professionals who treat persons with brain injury and community members in order to create positive changes and enhance public awareness and knowledge of acquired/traumatic brain injury.

Safety World

2085 Hurontario St., Suite 208
Mississauga, ON Canada, L5A 4G1
Website: www.safetyworld.com

A Victor House Publications site which has been producing leading safety awareness products for over 20 years.

United Spinal Association

75-20 Astoria Boulevard
Jackson Heights, NY 11370-1177
Telephone:(718)803-3782
Website: www.unitedspinal.org

The United Spinal Association was founded in 1946 by veterans with spinal cord injuries to help enable members, as well as others with disabilities, to lead full and productive lives.