The Brain Injury Alliance of South Dakota works with public and private decision makers to help identify ways to make services more available to brain injury survivors and their families. We provide information to state and national leaders regarding the needs of brain injury survivors and their families, as well as advocate for needed services. Below is a list of other resources:
Disability Rights South Dakota – protecting and advocating for the rights of South Dakotans with disabilities through legal, administrative, and other remedies.
Brain Injury Association of America – creating a better future through brain injury prevention, research, education, and advocacy.
Brainline.org – provides extensive information about brain injury for survivors, family members, and professionals.
The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) – serves active duty military, their dependents, and veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) through state-of-the-art medical care, innovative clinical research initiatives, and educational programs.
Family of a Vet – helping veterans and their families learn to survive and thrive after combat. Information on TBI, PTSD, and other challenges.
South Dakota Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities – advocating for the full inclusion of all people with disabilities into all aspects of society.
South Dakota Department of Human Services – to promote the highest level of independence for all individuals, regardless of disability or disorder.
South Dakota Department of Social Services – to strengthen and support individuals and families by fostering independence and personal responsibility; protecting people; providing opportunities for individuals to achieve their full potential; and promoting healthy families and safe communities by ensuring quality, cost-effective, and comprehensive services are provided in cooperation with our partners.
United States Brain Injury Alliance – The mission of the United States Brain Injury Alliance is to engage the community in preventing brain injury and improving lives.