Official Nebraska Government Website

Nebraska Brain Injury Advisory Council

Nebraskans facing brain injury

Mission Statement

The mission of the Nebraska Brain Injury Advisory Council is to advocate for the best possible
system of support for
individuals with brain injury by promoting prevention, awareness, education, research and effective public policy

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Brain Injury Advisory Council Celebrating Nebraska’s Accomplishments 2009-2013

 

 


Munroe Meyer


Free Webinars funded by the Munroe-Meyer Guild providing information and resources to families, professionals and individuals with disabilities across the state.

For more information on webinar topics and to register


 

Support Groups & Teams

For Individuals with a Brain Injury or Those Who Need Information For Someone with a Brain Injury

Support groups and school support teams share strategies and resources to help you or someone you know transition back into daily activities after a brain injury.

Find a Support Group or School Support Team




HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED A CONCUSSION OR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY?
ARE YOU A FAMILY MEMBER WITH QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW TO HELP?
ARE YOU A PROFESSIONAL SERVING SOMEONE WITH BRAIN INJURY?
There’s light ahead!

 

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The Brain Injury Association of Nebraska’s TBI Ombudsperson, the Hotline for
Disabilities, Disability Rights Nebraska, Nebraska VR and the Brain Injury
Advisory Council work together to provide timely and efficient help for anyone
seeking information, referral or resources for brain injury.

Information on Ombudsperson

 

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NASHA

State Services for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Their Families

 

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Application for Membership-Nebraska Brain Injury Advisory Council

The Nebraska Brain Injury Advisory Council is currently accepting applications in the category of: Provider for a public or private health related organization.

Click here for application

 





Who is affected by brain injury?

Seniors

Brain injuries due to falls cause roughly 8,000 deaths and 56,000 hospitalizations yearly among Americans age 65 and older.

Youth
(babies, young sports players, and students in out of home placements)

Approximately 1 in 500 school-age children each year receive a head injury severe enough to be hospitalized.

Veterans

Since the brain injury screening by the Veterans Administration (VA) began in April 2007, 2,029 Nebraska veterans have been screened for brain injury. Of those screened, 500 Nebraska veterans have screened positive and 316 have agreed to undergo a full brain injury assessment.

Upcoming Events

     

    2014 Eastern Nebraska Transition Conference

    December 2, 2014
    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Registration

    Map

    NECC Registration Form

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    25th Annual State-of-States in Head Injury Annual Meeting

    October 27-30, 2014 Philadelphia, PA

    For more information

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    SAVE THE DATE

    Nebraska Brain Injury Conference 2015!

    April 16-17th

    Kearney, Nebraska

"This project supported in part by TBI Implementation Partnership Grant #H21MC26915 from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Views expressed are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of DHHS."