This section provides helpful links to some of the organizations dedicated to helping individuals who have suffered from concussions and traumatic brain injury, and to organizations that provide information and support to the families of those individuals.
Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS): www.bianys.org
Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) is a statewide non-profit membership organization that advocates on behalf of individuals with brain injuries and their families. The mission of the Brain Injury Association of New York State is to minimize brain injury through prevention and to support, educate and advocate for individuals with brain injuries and their families.
Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA): http://www.biausa.org/
Brain Injury Association of America mission is to advance awareness, research, treatment, and education and to improve the quality of life for all people affected by brain injury. We are dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury. With a network of state affiliates, local chapters, and support groups, we are the voice of brain injury.
NYU Langone’s Concussion Center: http://nyulangone.org/locations/concussion-center
The care team at the Concussion Center guides you through every step of the treatment process. Your journey may start with our emergency room experts or during your initial meeting with our medical leaders in neurology, sports medicine, or physical medicine and rehabilitation. The Concussion Center is staffed by physical therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, and speech-language pathologists who specialize in concussion treatment.
Neuro Visual Center of New York; Dr. Cheryl Israeloff: https://www.nvcofny.com/
Has been specially trained to diagnose and treat patients with an often-overlooked eye misalignment condition. She is one of the first doctors in the country to study directly with Dr. Debby Feinberg of Vision Specialists of Michigan in the treatment of Vertical Heterophoria and Superior Oblique Palsy. These conditions cause a vertical misalignment of the eyes.
NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine: http://www.nyit.edu/medicine/center_for_sports_medicine
If you or a loved one has suffered a concussion from a fall, accident, or athletic condition, the Center for Sports Medicine offers comprehensive concussion evaluation, management, and treatment services designed to help you return to your regular activities. Medical and health care experts at NYIT Center for Sports Medicine provide you with personalized care plans that use the latest technology and treatments to help you recover.
Head Injury Association: http://headinjuryassoc.org/
Head Injury Association is a not-for-profit organization committed to increasing public awareness of the effects of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD). Their mission is to maximize potential among TBI survivors, and those with intellectual or physical disabilities, by providing the necessary residential and support programs to help them achieve four valued outcomes: Individualization, Independence, Integration and Productivity.