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Disability Specific Resources: Brain Injury

See also Cerebral Palsy
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Information: Brain Injury
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This information guide is written by New Horizons Un-Limited. The guide provides information about this disability including Definition, Types, Causes, Characteristics, and Statistics. We envision a world with the inclusion and participation of individuals with disabilities in our communities, our workplaces and our lives so we also include information on Awareness, Viewpoint, Needs and Solutions, Therapy and Rehabilitation, On-line Discussion Forum, and where to go on the Internet to Learn More about this disability.

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Links to Publications by Others

New Sign American College of Sports Medicine Information on Concussion

This guide provides information for sports on What is a Concussion?, Concussion Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

New Sign America's Heroes at Work: Hire Qualified Veterans and Learn how to Accommodate Wounded Warriors

This guide is for employers of wounded warriors from the U.S. Department of Labor America's Heroes at Work project. This guide covers creating a culturally sensitive new hire orientation plan, understanding your responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), disclosure concerns, and knowing where to obtain free, one-on-one guidance on job accommodations.

New Sign Employment after Traumatic Brain Injury

This guide discusses barriers to employment, overcoming barriers and help for finding and keeping a job after experiencing traumatic brain injury.

New Sign Understanding Brain Injury: A Guide for Employers

Identifying accommodations and implementing workplace modifications can be challenging. This is a complete guide from the Mayo Clinic and Brainline.org for employers on hiring individuals with Brain Injury. In addition the Vocational Case Coordinator employed at the Mayo Brain Rehabilitation Program is available to assist you with this process, and provide additional information about brain injury. The Vocational Case Coordinator may be reached at 507-255-3116.

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