Where can I find out more about brain injury?
“The charity that works to improve life after brain injury. Provides information, support and services to people affected by brain injury, their family and carers.” Headway provide lots of infomraiton about head injury and in some areas they can provide say time activity and peer support services.
“The Child Brain Injury Trust is the organisation that supports children, young people, their families and professionals and helps them come to terms with what has happened and how to deal with the uncertainty that the future may hold.”
Speakability provides information and advice and support for people who have aphasia (a difficulty communicating after a stroke or brain injury). In some areas they have peer support groups.
Helpline: 080 8808 9572
“The National Managed Clinical Network (NMCN) for Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) is a Scottish National Network established by the National Services Division (NSD) in 2007. Its aim is to improve access to and the quality of services or children and adults with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI).”
The Children’s Trust – Brain Injury Hub
“This website was conceived as a way of sharing expertise about brain injury. We aim to provide this information in an understandable language and hope that parents, teachers and families find it helpful on their on-going journey following a child’s brain injury.”
The Head Injury Information Directory
“The Head injury information Directory is an online resource for anyone affected by or working in the field of brain injury. The website’s purpose is to bring together information on the many organisations who are involved in brain injury in Scotland.”
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