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Brain Injury Facts

 
It is estimated that 1 million people in the UK are living with the long-term effects of a brain injury
We want to share as much useful information as possible to help brain injury survivors and their loved ones.
Please view a QEF Presentation on Brain Injury Awareness, offering insight into how the brain can be
damaged and what impact this has on cognitive, emotional and behavioural functions of the brain.

Helpful Links

HEADWAY
This organisation is a great first step to understanding the impact of your particular brain injury.
They provide some important information and help facilitate meetings with guest speakers.
Use this link to find your local Headway support group
THE DISABILITIES TRUST
A leading national charity offering specialist community-based and residential support for adults with acquired
brain injury, complex physical or learning disabilities and for people with autism, including those in education.
The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is the UK's leading charity in brain injury rehabilitation
 
 
UKABIF
The United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF), together with UNISON, Britain’s biggest
trade union, have produced the ‘Head and Brain Injury Information Signpost’. This Signpost has a number of categories, as below and will direct you towards many websites and resources.
Head and Brain Injury Information Signpost
SAMEYOU
Campaigning for equal access to brain injury recovery. Founded by Emilia Clarke, who survived
two life threatening brain haemorrhages while working on Game of Thrones. 
N-ROL integrated multi-disciplinary rehabilitation programme
DO-IT PROFILER
Championing Dyslexia and Neurodiversity - Trusted in Education, Training, Employment and Justice
and endorsed by 25 years’ clinical and academic research, Do-IT can help you make reasonable
adjustments to support the strengths and challenges of Neurodiverse people.
Consultancy & Training
THE LANCET
An independent, international weekly general medical journal, striving to make science widely available
so that medicine can serve, and transform society, and positively impact the lives of people. The Lancet is
committed to applying scientific knowledge to improve health and advance human progress.
The Lancet Neurology
 
BRAIN & SPINE FOUNDATION
Charity providing information and support for every one of the over 470 neurological disorders, affecting 1 in 6 people in the UK. Free publications and web articles explaining neurological conditions in a clear and simple way.
Information on head injury and concussion in adults
ROYDS WITHY KING
Personal injury solicitors with high level expertise and compassion to seek compensation for brain injury, 
providing a more secure future for you and your family. Claims are dealt with by a brain and spine injury expert.
Head and brain injury claims
 
 
 
LEGAL HELP
MOORE BLATCH
HEAD INJURY SOLICITORS DIRECTORY
REHABILITATION
ALLIED NEUROTHERAPY
QUEEN ELIZABETH’S FOUNDATION FOR DISABLED PEOPLE
MILESTONES CLINIC
SURREY ORTHOPAEDIC CLINIC
SCORPIO CLINICS
INFORMATION
TBI TALK
BUSINESS DISABILITY FORUM
CAMBRIDGE BRAIN SCIENCES
THE CHILDREN’S TRUST
ABI ALLIANCE
SUPPORT
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE HEALTHCARE
HOME CARE PREFERRED
VOC-REHAB

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Brain Injury Touchpoint (BITP) is a registered charity in England and Wales: Charity number 1189715

Brain Injury Touchpoint does not provide medical advice. The charity website offers a platform for other brain injury survivors to share their experiences, offers information from reliable sources, advice to brain injury survivors and signposts links to other relevant organisations and companies. BITP is grateful for the continuing support of Procter & Gamble but retains a separate identity and is completely independent from Procter & Gamble in its decision making.

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