Resources

BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF MICHIGAN(BIAMI)

 

BIAMI has local chapters and support groups throughout the state to provide support and encouragement to families and individuals with brain injury.  Most groups meet monthly and provide information and assistance, as well as some recreational activities.

 

Website: www.biami.org 

 

Phone: (810) 229-5880

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What to expect after a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

 

CDC’s research and programs work to prevent TBIs and help people recognize, respond, and recover if a TBI occurs.

 

Website: https://www.cdc.gov/traumaticbraininjury/index.html

MICHIGAN SPINAL CORD INJURY ASSOCIATION

 

The Michigan Spinal Cord Injury Association (MSCIA) provides support and encouragement for individuals who lives have changed and are faced with a spinal cord injury.  The MSCIA is an advocator for the injured person and their family members.   The MSCIA provides education and researches current information. The MSCIA is a statewide resource center dedicated to providing information, community resources, and support groups.

 

Local chapter: 1938 Woodslee Drive, Troy, MI 48083

 

Phone: 248.288.2270

 

Contact: Karynn Sheeter
Email: ksheeter@americaremedical.com

 

Website: http://www.mispinalcord.org/

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AMPUTEE COALITION

The Amputee Coalition is dedicated to ensuring that no one faces limb loss alone. The volunteers work to provide people with limb loss and limb difference, their families and caregivers the resources they need to recover, readjust and live life fully with limb loss/difference.

 

Website: https://www.amputee-coalition.org/

 

Michigan Resources: https://www.amputee-coalition.org/resources/michigan/

 

Support Groups Near you

 

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Social Security Benefits For People With Disabilities

 

The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities.

 

Website: https://www.ssa.gov/disability/

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EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF MICHIGAN

The Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan is dedicated to empowering individuals with seizure management tools.

 

 

Website: http://www.epilepsymichigan.org/

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