traumatic brain injury model systems

The Internet and Social Media May Offer Valuable Support and Information for People with TBI

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is damage to the brain resulting from an external force, such as a fall or car accident. TBI can be mild, moderate, or severe. People with TBI, like people without disabilities, may benefit from online resources such as support groups, discussion boards, or social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, to expand their support networks and feel more connected. However, past studies have found that people with TBI may be less likely to use the Internet than people without disabilities.


RehabWire: Volumen 4, Número 7, octubre 2002.


Octubre es el Mes Nacional de la Concientización del Empleo de las Personas con Discapacidades. También es el comienzo del nuevo periodo de financiación de los modelo sistemas de LCT. El RehabWire de octubre combina estos temas para ver a la LCT y el Empleo.

Los Proyectos de NIDRR: La Investigación en el Nuevo Milenio.

Algunos aspectos destacados de los nuevos proyectos sobre la investigación del modelo sistemas de LCT:

RehabWire - Volume 11, Number 4, 2009


The Model Traumatic Brain Injury Systems

The Model Systems fall under NIDRR's Health and Function priority. Their research, however, spans employment, participation and community living, technology, demographics, knowledge translation, and capacity building.

NIDRR Grantees on the Cutting Edge.

What is a Model Traumatic Brain Injury System?

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