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Disabilities

Traumatic Brain Injury


Access Nebraska

Select self-screening to see what programs you may want to consider applying for. Select the programs you want to apply for and submit the application online with an electonic signature.


Acoustic Neuroma Association

ANA is a patient member organization providing information and support to persons diagnosed with or treated for acoustic neuroma and other benign tumors of the cranial nerves.


Assistive Technology for All

AT4ALL is a free service from the Assistive Technology Partnership. AT4ALL has a variety of equipment available for all of your needs. Equipment available includes computers wheelchairs scooters walkers personal care items items for vision and hearing impairments hospital beds and adapted vehicles. At AT4ALL you can find equipment for loan for sale or for giveaway. You can also find equipment from local lending program to try out before you buy it.


Brain Injury Association of America Inc.

Founded in 1980 the Brain Injury Association of America BIAA is the leading national organization serving and representing individuals families and professionals who are touched by a life-altering often devastating traumatic brain injury TBI.


Brain Trauma Foundation

The Brain Trauma Foundation was founded to improve the outcome of Traumatic Brain Injury TBI patients by developing best practice guidelines conducting clinical research and educating medical personnel.


CHIRS Consumer Health Information Resource Service

Need information to guide decisions about your health or the health of a family member or friend The McGoogan Library of Medicine provides such information to Nebraska residents free of charge through their Consumer Health Information Resource Service CHIRS. A Health Sciences Librarian will research your condition and provide a tailored package of information that may include Journal Articles Book Chapters Pamphlets and Web Resources. CHIRS information is provided for informational purposes only. Consult with your health care provider for specific medical questions. To request health information contact CHIRS or email them at askusunmc.edu or contact your local public library.


Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

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.


Housing.ne.gov

The Assistive Technology Partnership hosts this housing listing and locator service that will provide easy access to information about housing opportunities throughout Nebraska. The service allows Nebraskans to locate available housing that best fits their needs either through the web site or 1-888-806-6287. Individuals will be able to easily search for housing using a wide variety of search criteria access other helpful websites as well as tools for renters including an affordability calculator a rental checklist and renter rights and responsibilities information - also provides information on supportive services throughout the State especially those services linked to housing needs.


The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome

Located in Ogden Utah the center offers shaken baby syndrome prevention programs and training throughout the nation.


Nebraska Library Commissions Talking Book Braille Service

The Nebraska Library Commissions Talking Book Braille Service is part of a nationwide network of cooperating libraries headed by the National Library Service NLS a division of the Library of Congress. They provide audio and Braille books and magazines to individuals with a visual or physical condition or reading disability which limits use of regular print.


Parent to Parent Network

Parent to Parent Network is a family-centered non-profit volunteer organization for families who reside within the 22 counties of Region IV in Northeast Nebraska. We promote the organization of support groups and facilitate them for families who have children with behavioral emotional or mental health disorders.


Traumatic Brain Injury

Brain injury means an injury to the brain that results in partial or toal impairment in one or more areas of function. You will find resources on brain injury under the Traumatic Brain Injury section. This link will take you to the resource page.

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