where to find help
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.
In May 2021, SameYou created an online directory to signpost brain injury and stroke survivors
and their families and carers to local services in the UK
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.
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.
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.
Head Injury Information Directory (HIID) is an online resource for anyone affected by or working in the field of acquired brain injury (ABI), bringing together information on many organisations across Scotland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.