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Promoting Brain Injury Survivor Self-Advocacy and Collective Advocacy


Independent Living

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This is the first ever USA national and international brain injury (abi which includes tbi) survivor policy and collective advocacy online forum. This online social community has developed, implemented and disseminated public policy on behalf of the brain injury survivor community since 2006. Everyone involved is a brain injury survivor and a brain injury survivor advocate. This is also a chat; peer support; information, education and referral online social community. This group is survivor operated and survivor-led. The owner/moderator is a tbi (traumatic brain injury) survivor. SABI is affiliated with the Brain Injury Network, a Section 501(c) (3) nonprofit advocacy organization and network operated by and for survivors of brain injury. Topics discussed include survivor priorities, brain injury survivor human rights, best practices for service provider organizations, government public policy, problems with insurance, community access, health care costs, basic safety-considerations, patient empowerment, patient advocacy, community reintegration, post tbi, Post TBI Syndrome, assistive devices, medical research standards, privacy and safety on the Internet, assessing social communiities, standards for college programs for students with brain injury, sport injuries, children and brain injury, school and brain injury, and a host of other topics.
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/survivoracquiredbraininjury
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RTC/IL Monographs in Independent Living is published by the Research and Training Center on Independent Living (RTC/lL), The University of Kansas. ...
http://www.independentliving.org/docs5/ILhistory.html
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AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy ...
http://www.aarp.org/
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Acquired Brain Injury Waiver, Utah
Medicaid 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services Waivers
Utah Department of Health (UDOH) Long Term Care Bureau
Contact Information: Division of Services for People with Disabilities
120 North 200 West
SLC, UT 84103
(801) 538-4200
email: dspd@utah.gov
The purpose of the waiver is to provide services to help people with acquired brain injury remain in their homes or other community based settings. "Individuals are able to live as independently as possible with supportive services provided through this waiver."
http://health.utah.gov/umb/forms/pdf/waiverabi.pdf
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APH is the world's largest provider of accessible educational and daily living products. Building independence for 150 years, 1858-2008.
http://www.aph.org/
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California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC)
"The purposes of this website ares to advocate for barrier-free access and equal..., to support independent living centers in local..."
Address:
1029 J. St.
Suite 120
Sacramento
California, 95814
Phone: 916 325-1690.
Fax: 916 325-1699.
http://www.cfilc.org/
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CIL Management Center (CILMC) provides directory of Independent Living Centers in the U.S. and U. S. territories. CILMC is funded through the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Independent Living Management (RRTC-ILM), a national research and training project funded by the U.S. Dept. of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research and the Rehabilitation Services Administration.
http://www.wnyil.org/
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Transitions from rehabilitation to rural independent living: Survey results ... The Research and Training Center on Independent Living at the University of ...
http://rtc.ruralinstitute.umt.edu/IL/ExtendingIL.htm
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FAAST, Inc. (The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology)

BSCIP and FAAST track brain and spinal cord injury survivors through the health care system, offer transitional supports and funding for those persons who have the potential to live in a community setting rather than a nursing home. They track all acute injury cases that are pending closure as “institutionalized” and monitor individuals who currently reside in nursing homes and other intuitional settings. They help consumers, etc. benefit from assistive technology. Additional information: 850-487-3278 or Project Coordinator, Dan Newman at 941-708-6189.

FAAST is a non-profit organization funded in part by the US Department of Education through the Assistive Technology Act of 2004, Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA).

FAAST, Inc. (The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology)
325 John Knox Road, Building 400, Suite 402
Tallahassee, Florida 32303

(850) 487-3278
1-888-788-9216
FAX: (850) 487-2805
Email: faast@faast.org.
http://www.faast.org/bscip_iti.cfm
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ILRU: Independent Living Research Utilization at TIRR - Home page
The website is sponsored by the Baylor College of Medicine. Information, training, research and technical assistance in independent living. Definition of "Center for Independent Living" under Section 702 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. They provide directories of independent living centers and state independent living councils. Guide to Disability Law.
ILRU
2323 South Shepherd Suite 1000 Houston, TX 77109
phone: (713)-520-0232 ext. 130 (voice/TYY) and 713-520-5136
TTY Fax: 713-520-5785
email: ilru@ilru.org

Filed under independent living, databases, law, state, Texas and research.
http://www.ilru.org/
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A List of all Independent Living Centers ... THE MOVEMENT FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING: A Brief History By: Maggie Shreve ...
http://www.ilusa.com/links/ilcenters.htm
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Living Better at Home: Lighthouse International's guide to living a more safe ... s guide to living a more safe, independent and confident ...
http://www.lighthouse.org/
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