Side by Side members and staff educate caregivers and professionals who work closely with individuals with brain injury. They conduct regular educational sessions and conferences as well as facilitate caregiver support group meetings.
Side by Side members participate in a robust day program in which they relearn many of the vocational and social skills they’ve lost as a result of their brain injury. Members also regularly give back to the community through volunteer opportunities at
Educational symposiums about brain injury conducted for survivors, caregivers and medical professionals.
Multiple support groups for brain injury are available around the state of Florida.
Members work one-on-one with Side by Side staff to set individual goals to increase their independence and overall life satisfaction. Staff also provides resource coordination, therapeutic support services, independent life skills training and other servi
The Survivor’s Voice section offers creative writing, poetry and first person narratives from the sole perspective of survivor’s of brain injury.
A variety of social activities, sports, arts and crafts for brain injury survivors and respite camp for their caregivers.
10 state-of-the-art laptops, unlimited Wi-Fi access, Wii gaming console (including therapeutic games and activities), free computer skills classes for those with brain injuries.
Our Specialists provide individualized information, education, support and advocacy to, with and on behalf of individuals with TBI and their families. Services are delivered by phone and/or in the individual’s home and community.
Angioma Alliance receives frequent calls and emails from individuals who are seeking a doctor who specializes in cavernous angiomas. While Angioma Alliance can’t recommend a specific doctor, the organization can provide strategies for obtaining a qualified physician in the United States and in some other countries. If you do not live in a major metropolitan area, you may need to travel find a specialist. Finding the right doctor is the best way of ensuring that you receive appropriate care and is worth the extra time and expense.
Helmutt’s job at BIAF is to teach people about traumatic brain injuries and how to prevent them.This mascot and his informative series were designed to teach children and adults about the brain.
The curriculum includes coloring & activity sheets, creative follow up & additional activities. The program is flexible enough to use in a variety of environments, incorporating interactive media to convey important safety messages about brain and injury
The Hydrocephalus Association provides support, education and advocacy for people whose lives have been touched by hydrocephalus and the professionals who work with them. We strive to ensure that families are empowered with educational materials, informed
This brain injury educational program is suitable for teens and young adults ages 13-18.
This two hour course gives officers a basic understanding of brain injury and provides video demonstrations of how to recognize and manage encounters with people who have brain injuries.
Often a person faces a lot of uncertainty after brain injury, including the transition back to work or school, funding options, recreation, family and spousal relationships, and coping with ongoing fatigue, headaches, and depression.
Resources and programs for patients with Traumatic Brain Injury or Spinal Cord Injuries and their caregivers.
The goal of this project is to assist and enhance community based rehabilitation providers build capacity to better serve the vocational needs of individuals with traumatic brain injury.
Community resources specific to a person with a brain injury are growing and developing.