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Resources

Knowing where to turn for information after trauma can be confusing and difficult for both survivors and their caregivers. The resources listed here can help get you started on your journey toward understanding and coping after your traumatic injury.

Understanding Trauma

Trauma Survivors Network (TSN)

Includes a “Traumapedia” of common traumatic injuries and treatments, a “Patient and Family Handbook” that outlines what to expect after trauma, and a “Community Forum” for survivors and families to connect and find support.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIHM)

Common responses to trauma and early warning signs of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Traumatic Brain Injury: What is TBI?

Informational resource and frequently asked questions about TBI.

Understanding Brain Injury

An informational video that can be watched free online about brain injury basics and coping after TBI.

Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide

A free online book for survivors and families by Dr. Glen Johnson, Clinical Neuropsychologist, with information about traumatic brain injury and suggestions for coping with common symptoms.

Brainline.Org

TBI Resources for Survivors and their families including informational articles, blogs and research.

Brain Injury Network

A Survivor-operated non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and advocating for individuals with all types of Acquired Brain Injury.

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

The SCI Guide

A guide that provides an easy-to-use listing of websites in all areas of spinal cord injury.

Paralysis Resource Guide

A free, downloadable guide for anyone impacted by paralysis. It is also available as a hard copy.

Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program

A Florida Department of Health funded program that provides support to Spinal Cord Injury survivors.

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

Provides information, support, and access to resources for those living with Spinal Cord Injury.

Florida Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center (FSCIRC)

Clearinghouse of Spinal Cord Injury resource information and access to SCI mentors for support.

United Spinal Association

Offers support programs and services to maximize independence with SCI. Membership is free.

National Spinal Cord Injury Association Resource Center Fact Sheets

Provides answers to questions such as “How do I choose a Rehab facility?” and other SCI-related issues.

CareCure Community

Discussion forums and Questions & Answer about Spinal Cord Injury from experts and SCI members.

Limb Loss

Limb Loss Resource Guide

Guide that provides a wide range of information useful for preparing for, adapting to and living with limb loss.

Miracle Limbs Courage in Motion

Based in Naples, this local group provides resources, mentoring and group support to amputees.

Amputee Coalition

National organization for amputees and families that provides resources, supports, and advocacy.

AMPOWER

A free online community forum that allows members to get answers to questions and locate resources.

Resources for Caregivers

Family Caregiver Alliance

Resources for caregivers and family members of adults with disabling health conditions.

Other

Help Hope Live

Supports fundraising campaigns for medical expenses.

Caring Bridge

Keep family and friends updated on progress and recovery through this free personal website tool.

TryMunity

Online social community for Survivors of TBI and their families to share stories, support, and ideas.

ACCESS Florida (Department of Children and Families)

Apply for assistance programs including Medicaid

Social Security Disability Benefits

Learn about Disability Benefits and apply for SSDI.

U.S. Department of Labor: Disability Resources

Links to resources including Disability Benefits, Civil Rights, Community Life, Education and Employment.