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Here are just a few resources, from outside of Brain Injury Solutions, that may be helpful, depending on where you live.

Survivor Pat with her dog, George.

The Brain Injury Association of Virginia is a statewide, primary source of information and personal support for individuals, families, and professionals whose lives have been impacted by brain injury.

It's mission is to advance awareness, research, treatment, and education and to improve the quality of life for all people affected by brain injury.

Located in Roanoke, services include:

  • Follow-up care

  • Multidisciplinary rehabilitation following an injury

  • Continued evaluations to determine risks and decline in health and function

  • Care to treat other health concerns such as mental health disorders

  • Assistance with social needs, such as return to work. 

Contact at 540-224-5170

Physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech, cognitive retraining, neuropsychological consultation, independent living skills. Speech therapy available for children. Dysphagia (swallowing) treatment available. For adults and children.

Inpatient acute comprehensive therapy led by a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician. Patients receive at least 15 hours per week of therapy, with intensive therapy provided at least five days each week. Teams of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, rehabilitation nursing, case managers, social workers, and others as indicated, meet weekly to review the goals and care plan for each patient. Patients have access to Easy Street, a real-world rehab center. For adults.

Inpatient acute comprehensive therapy team led by a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language therapies, rehabilitation nursing, social work and case managers. 

F.R.E.E is a volunteer-led non-profit organization based in the state of Virginia. They collect, sanitize, and gift a range of donated mobility-related rehabilitation equipment to low-income uninsured or under-insured adults in Virginia.

Music Therapy is a tool that can assist those grappling with physical and emotional challenges. Anderson Music Therapy Service uses evidence-based music therapy to empower clients to overcome those challenges and be their best selves at home and in the community. Challenges that can benefit from music therapy include, but not limited to, common issues that arise after brain injury such as sleep problems, pain management, cognitive changes, PTSD, depression, anxiety, sensory and motor changes and caregiver stress. For children, teens and adults

Residential treatment for adults (over 18) includes intensive neurobehavioral treatment, comprehensive rehabilitation, a transitional unit and supported living services. Neurobehavioral program provides 24 hour awake supervision and on-site nursing; consultation as needed from neuropsychologist, behavior analyst, psychiatrist, and a rehabilitation team of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech, clinical social work, case management. Recreation, skill development groups, fitness activities, vocational activities, supported employment, substance abuse services and community integration helps participants advance to a more independent setting. For adults.

A range of neurological therapy services including: physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, hand therapy, vestibular treatment, fall/balance programs, pool/aquatic therapy, vestibular rehabilitation, sports medicine and concussion care. For children, teens and adults.

C.A.T.S. accepts donations of gently used pediatric adaptive equipment, cleans and refurbishes it, and provides it to children with disabilities that need it at no cost.

Concussion management. Each patient will receive complete evaluation and physical examination. Cervical spine screening and rehabilitation, vestibular screening and rehabilitation, oculomotor screening and rehabilitation, graded aerobic training, balance training, agility drills and sports specific skills, re-evaluation, monitoring and documentation at each session, communication with physician and other healthcare providers, slow to recover and gradual return to play protocols meet all requirements established by youth and high school athletic associations. For children, teens and adults. 


Patients receive care from an interdisciplinary team of specialists including physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists, social workers, rehabilitation aides, clinical nutritionists and others. For teens and adults.

Inpatient acute comprehensive therapies led by a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language therapists, respiratory therapy, rehabilitation nursing, social work and case management. For older teens and adults.

Physical therapy, occupational therapy, vestibular treatment for balance issues, and aquatic (pool) therapy, pediatric occupational therapy, pediatric physical therapy, pediatric speech therapy. For children, teens and adults.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Adjustment/grief, couples & family counseling, readjustment post rehabilitation, education of family re: behavioral challenges. For children, teens and adults.

Appalachian Independence Center was founded in 1988 by a group of local citizens who had a desire to make sure services were available to people with disabilities and to help them learn about community services specific to their needs.

Sheltering Arms Institute Hospital is a state-of-the-science, destination inpatient physical rehabilitation facility and research center where clinicians, scientists, innovators, and technologists work together to apply research in real time to physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Doctor who specifically serves survivors of brain injury.

Student-led chapter of Synapse, a national organization dedicated to serving individuals impacted by brain injury through support programs like their support group and glial program, along with various fundraising and outreach events.

Support Group: Student-led support group held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month from 7-8 PM at the Blacksburg Community Center. Open to all those impacted by brain injury, including friends, family, and caregivers of those affected!

Glial Program: Student-led buddy program where brain injury survivors are paired with volunteers and meet every month to spend time together and form connections! Survivors can apply as both the recipient of support or as a volunteer.


Please email for more information on joining.

The disAbility Law Center of Virginia (dLCV) receives federal funds to provide legally based advocacy services to persons with traumatic brain injury. dLCV is committed to advancing independence, choice, and self-determination; protecting legal, human, and civil rights; and eliminating abuse, neglect, and discrimination of people with TBI and other disabilities.

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