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The 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

www.ballingerclubhouse.org

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

http://www.connectmeohio.org/

Information 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  

www.hansontbiclubhouse.org
HansonHouse Traumatic Brain Injury Clubhouse, Berea, Ohio

The TBI (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

www.ohiomiracleleague.org
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!"

 

Nationwide Children’s Hospital - Center for Injury Research and Policy

http://www.injurycenter.org

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.

 

Nationwide Children’s Hospital- Education and Training

http://www.nationwidechildrens.org Nationwide Childrens Logo

This website lists educational opportunities for the community, healthcare professionals and parents, etc.

 

 

Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging

http://www.ohioaging.org/

The 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

 

Ohio Benefit Bank

http://www.ohiobenefits.org/

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. 

Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide

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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

For additional 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 Disabilities

 

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

http://jfs.ohio.gov

Administers Medicaid health plans including prescription coverage: http://jfs.ohio.gov/ohp

The Medicaid Consumer Guide: http://jfs.ohio.gov/ohp/bhpp/consumer_guide/index.stm

 

 

Ohio Domestic Violence Network

http://www.odvn.org

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

http://www.publicsafety.ohio.gov/odps.asp

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 Services.

 

Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission  http://www.rsc.ohio.gov/

Promoting the employment of Ohioans with disabilities.

 

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   www.ocali.org
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
www.state.oh.us
Government resources, departments, services, and other information for citizens

www.state.oh.us/odhs/medicaid/index.htm
Office of Medicaid, State of Ohio


 

 

 


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