Resources

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA)

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The goal of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Brain Injury Program is to get patients to the functional level necessary to return home and to the community as quickly as possible. For more than two decades, CHOA have taught parents and caregivers how to help children progress during recovery.

Their program is designed specifically for patients experiencing difficulties as a result of a brain injury or other related neurological conditions.

Shepherd Center

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Shepherd Center is a private, not-for profit hospital that provides a full continuum of services to meet the complex needs of people ages 12-64 who have traumatic and non-traumatic brain injuries, as well as people who have had complications from a stroke or tumor.

They have several great resources on their website:

Patient Programs: http://www.shepherd.org/patient-programs/brain-injury

Shepherd Connection: http://www.shepherd.org/about/patient-and-family-guide

FOCUS

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FOCUS (Families of Children Under Stress) understands and supports the unique needs of families with children who are medically fragile or have significant developmental or physical disabilities. FOCUS offers comfort, hope and information to parents; accessible recreational and social programs for children and teens; and fun, inclusive activities for the entire family. A nonprofit founded by parents in 1983, FOCUS continues to embrace and strengthen metro Atlanta families.

Brain Injury Association of Georgia

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The Brain Injury Association of Georgia is a non-profit organization serving individuals with brain injuries and their families, friends and service providers. Founded in 1982, the Brain Injury Association of Georgia strives to improve the quality of life for people with brain injury and their family and friends by providing Hope, Help and Support through our programs and services.

Brain & Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission

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Georgians with traumatic brain and spinal injuries deserve lives of independence and inclusion, lives rich with vision and possibilities. Trust Fund awards assist individuals with injuries in reaching these goals.