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No-Fault: Fix It, Don't Nix It15-May-2017

"Bad Behavior Also Applies to Insurance Companies" Thanks to the FREEP’s JC Reindl for an informative overview of Michigan’s auto no-fault situation. The series shines in underscoring.. Read More...

Capitol Day, Annual Meeting, and Spring Fling03-Apr-2017

On Wednesday, May 17th, we will be gathering in the Mackinaw Room for Capitol Day 2017. It's a chance for brain injury survivors, their friends and family members, caregivers, and professionals to.. Read More...

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month02-Mar-2017

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Throughout this month, BIAMI has various activities, events, initiatives, and special programming across the state. A few notable events lined up include our.. Read More...

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Helpful Links

Try the links below for more detailed information:
(presented in alphabetical order by topic area)

Assistive Technology

Agency/Organization websites ↓

Michigan Assistive Technology Loan Fund

Michigan Integrated Technology Supports (MITS)

Michigan Disability Rights Coalition (MDRC) Assistive Technology Project

Children

Agency/Organization Websites ↓

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Michigan Department of Education (MDE)

Michigan Intermediate School District (ISD) – County Office Information

Documents/Training materials ↓

Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai (BIRC-MS)

Students with Traumatic Brain Injury: Identification, Assessment, and Classroom Accommodations

Teaching Strategies for Students with Brain Injuries

Returning to School After Traumatic Brain Injury

Sports ↓

Michigan High School Athletic Association

Cultural Competence

Agency/Organization websites ↓

National Center for Cultural Competence

National Library of Medicine – Asian American Health

National Library of Medicine – American Indian Health

Documents/Training materials ↓

Minnesota Department of Human Services

Guidelines for Culturally Competent Organizations

Employment & Vocational Rehabilitation of People with TBI

Agency/Organization websites ↓

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth – Michigan Rehabilitation Services

MI Works!

Documents/Training materials ↓

Job Accommodation Network - ideas for accommodating people with brain injuries 

Achieving Vocational Success After Traumatic Brain Injury

General Brain Injury Information, Advocacy, & Support

Agency/Organization websites ↓

Brain Injury Association of Michigan (BIAMI)

Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA)

Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau (HRSA-MCHB) - Traumatic Brain Injury Program

Disabilities Today

Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan

Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service (MPAS)

National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury

National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA)

Michigan Brain Injury Providers' Council (MBIPC)

Michigan Disability Rights Coalition (MDRC)

MI Legal Services

National Information Rehabilitation Center (NARIC)

The Southeastern Michigan Traumatic Brain Injury System (SEMTBIS)

Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai

Documents/Training materials ↓

Archived webcasts of the HRSA-MCHB (click on ‘Archived webcasts’, then ‘TBI’)

TBI Consumer Reports - published series that summarizes research conducted at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, appropriate for consumers, family members, and service providers

Traumatic Brain Injury and Public Services in Michigan

Housing & Residential Placement

Agency/Organization websites ↓

Disability Network/Michigan

Department of Human Services, Adult Services

Habitat for Humanity

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Links to state specific agencies ↓

Michigan Office of Services to the Aging

Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Statewide Search for Adult Foster Care/Homes for the Aged Facilities

Michigan’s MI Choice Waiver Program

USDA Rural Development (Michigan)

Tenant-based Section 8 Housing Vouchers: MSHDA

Tenant-based Section 8 Housing Vouchers: Public Housing Authorities

Michigan State Housing Development Authority – Down Payment Programs

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development – Information for Disabled Persons

Management of TBI for Clinicians

Documents/Training materials ↓

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC-INFO on Demand - Publications

Veterans Health Initiative ‐ Traumatic Brain Injury VHI

Public Agencies in Michigan

Agency/Organization websites ↓

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) - Home

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services - Office Locator

Michigan Community Health Information

Michigan Department of Education (MDE)

Michigan Rehabilitation Services

Michigan Rehabilitation Services ‐ Office Locator

Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards (MACMHB)

Screening & Assessment

Agency/Organization websites ↓

The Center for Outcome Measurement in Brain Injury

Documents/Training materials ↓

Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation – Screening for TBI: A SynapShot from OVC

Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai (BIRC-MS)

Statistics

Agency/Organization websites ↓

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Traumatic Brain Injury

Substance Abuse

Agency/Organization websites ↓

Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation – Substance Abuse and Brain Injury Recovery

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration – Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator

Veterans' Issues

Agency/Organization websites ↓

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

Military OneSource - central source for Service members and families to obtain information about all Quality of Life programs and services

Career Center for Wounded Warriors and Disabled Veterans

Michigan Veteran Organizations ↓

Veteran's Administration
    VA Benefits: 800-827-1000
    Health Care Benefits: 877-222-8387
    VISN 10: Veteran's in Partnership (VA Healthcare System - Satellite)
    Lower Penisula: 513-247-4610
    VISN 12: Great Lakes Health Care System
    Upper Penisula 708-492-3900

Mchigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
517-284-5298 www.michigan.gov/dmva

County Veteran Service Counselors
910-592-2862 - www.nacvso.org

Michigan Veteran Service Organizations ↓

American Legion
313-964-6640 www.legion.org

American Red Cross
202-303-5834 www.redcross.org

Am Vets
301-459-9600 www.amvets.org

Catholic War Veterans
313-471-3896 www.cwv.org

Disabled American Veterans
313-964-6595 www.dav.org

Jewish War Veterans
202-265-6280 www.jwv.org

Marine Corps League
313-964-6830 www.mcleague.org

Military Order of the Purple Heart
313-964-6888 www.purpleheart.org

Paralyzed Veterans of America ‐ Michigan Chapter
313-471-3996 www.michiganpva.org

Polish Legion of American Veterans
313-471-3807 www.plav.org

Veterans of Foreign Wars
313-964-6510 www.vfw.org

Vietnam Veterans of America
800-VVA-MICH www.vva.org