|Related to/Also known as||Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
|Symptoms of Brain Injury
||An injury to the head or face, resulting in trauma to the brain. The brain injury may be mild to severe, and the subsequent impact can likewise be from mild, short-term problems to permanent problems including emotional and behavioural changes, cognitive effects and physical disability.|
|Useful national contacts||Headway
Helpline: 0808 800 2244
Find your local support group:
Brain and Spine Foundation
Helpline: 0808 808 1000
Brake (road safety charity)
Helpline for road crash victims: 0808 800 0401
UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum
Tel. 0845 608 0788
Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Development
Tel: 0800 0286256
CSF Leak Association
Charity working to raise the profile and support understanding of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks, and provides support to sufferers and carers.
|Children & young people||
Thanks to generous funding from BBC Children in Need, The Brain Charity will be providing dance and art workshops for children and young people, with Physiotherapy Through Dance and Occupational Therapy Through Art.
Do you have time to complete our short online survey ? Your responses to the questions in this survey will help to shape the project to make sure we are offering the best service possible. If you are a parent or carer please give the information about the child or young person in your care.
Child Brain Injury Trust
For families and professionals affected by childhood acquired brain injury
• Find loal support: https://tinyurl.com/y3a28o6s
The Legacy Rainbow House
|Online resource||Head Trauma (Facial Palsy UK)
Does my brain hate me? TBI survivor's blog
|News and events|
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Brain Injury and on a wide range of disability-related issues.