Resources in Ohio
Brain Injury Association of Ohio does not recommend or endorse any
particular web site. Sites listed may have informative material for
understanding or coping with brain injury. Using any of this material to
diagnose anyone’s condition or to modify health care treatment is not a
proper use of site information.
Ballinger TBI Clubhouse
The effects of brain injury to individuals
and their families are devastating, many times causing deep feelings of
isolation. Ballinger TBI Clubhouse allows individuals with brain
injuries to stay connected and give them a sense of hope and belonging.
This is accomplished through support groups, social networks,
recreational, educational, and work related activities.
Connect Me Ohio
about home and community based services, supports and opportunities for
older adults, persons with disabilities and caregivers in Ohio. Whether
you're looking at options for independent living, long term care
alternatives, support to stay in your home or ways to stay healthy,
you’ve come to the right place.
HansonHouse TBI Clubhouse
HansonHouse Traumatic Brain Injury Clubhouse, Berea,
(traumatic brain injury) Clubhouse is a supportive network of members
and volunteers who participate in social, recreational and work-oriented
programs for the purpose of using and
developing practical and functional living skills.
Miracle League of Central Ohio
The Miracle League of Central Ohio is a baseball league created
for children ages 3-21 with any type of physical and/or mental
disability. Sign-up begins in August of each year. The
facility also includes a fully handicapped accessible playground, with a
raised sandbox as one of its highlights.
"Because every child deserves the chance to play ball!"
Children’s Hospital - Center for
Injury Research and Policy
The Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP)
of the Columbus Children's Research Institute (CCRI) works at the local,
state, national, and international levels to reduce death and disability
caused by injury.
Education and Training
This website lists
for the community, healthcare professionals and parents, etc.
Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Ohio Association of Area Agencies on
Aging (OAAAA), a nonprofit organization, is a statewide network
of agencies that provide services for the elderly, as well as advocate
on behalf of older Ohioans
Provides "one stop shop" access to multiple Ohio programs such as Food
Assistance, Home Energy Assistance, Child-care subsidies, and free
filing of federal and state taxes.
Care Consumer Guide
The Long-Term Care Consumer Guide provides information
about nursing homes and assisted living facilities to help consumers, family
members and professionals search for the appropriate facility to meet an
individual’s needs. If you have determined that you need to move to a
nursing or assisted living facility, you can start to compare facilities
by using the
Click on the link to
Ohio’s Long-Term Care Consumer Guide
assistance contact BIAOH’s Statewide Helpline Specialist (888-644-6242)
and/or regional Community Support Network Coordinators (http://biaoh.org/newsCSN.htm).
Ohio Department of Education,
Office for Exceptional Children
The Ohio Department of
Education's web site includes contact information for the
Office of Exceptional Children and a list of resources for
Students with Disabilities. Also on posted on their website
are the 2002
Operating Standards for Ohio's Schools Serving Children with
Ohio Department of Job and Family
Administers Medicaid health plans including
The Medicaid Consumer Guide:
Ohio Domestic Violence Network
The Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN) is
a statewide coalition of domestic violence programs, supportive agencies
and concerned individuals organizing to ensure the elimination of
domestic violence by: providing technical assistance, resources,
information and training to all who address or are affected by domestic
violence; and promoting social and systems change through public policy,
public awareness and education initiatives.
Ohio Department of Public Safety
The Ohio Department of Public Safety is
serves and protects the safety and security of Ohioans through eight
divisions: Administration, Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Emergency
Management Agency, Emergency Medical Services, Homeland Security,
Highway Patrol, Investigative Unit, and Office of Criminal Justice
Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission
Promoting the employment of Ohioans with
Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation www.ohiovalley.org
The Ohio Valley Center conducts research, provides education and
develops programs to improve the quality of life of persons who
experience traumatic brain injury. OVC is one of 17
TBI Model Systems funded through
the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and
Rehabilitation research (NIDRR). OVC serves individuals,
families and professionals throughout North America. The site includes
research on aspects of brain injury recovery and rehabilitation, links
to other TBI resources
OCALI is a statewide federally funded project under the direction of
the Ohio Department of Education, Division of Special Education. OCALI
works in cooperation with Ohio's sixteen
Special Education Regional Resource Centers (SERRCs). OCLAI
serves students with low incidence and severe disabilities, including
traumatic brain injury. Information is available on assistive
devices, visual and other disability resources.
State of Ohio
Government resources, departments, services, and other information for
Office of Medicaid, State of Ohio