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Neuropsychologist in New Orleans
List of home health agencies statewide
New Orleans regional office for veterans
Dysphagia in Motion provides Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) studies to assess and manage swallowing disorders.
UNO TRAC provides quality services to persons with disabilities, rehabilitation professionals, educators and employers and has built a solid reputation for its innovative training programs and community outreach efforts.
Assists with home ownership, home modifications, building ramps, etc.
Touro Rehabilitation's Center offers a state-approved drivers assessment and rehabilitation program. Our certified driver rehab specialist and occupational therapist provides patients with a personalized session which includes a clinical screening, in-car evaluation, drivers training with adapted equipment, new driver training for those with physical, cognitive or behavioral changes, and older driver services.
Assists with home modification in Orleans Parish
A day program for veterans living with a brain injury, spinal cord injury and/or other neurological condition.
Touro Infirmary is a non-profit hospital in New Orleans. It is part of LCMC Health. Specializes in neuro and has comprehensive rehab program and offers driver evaluations.
Touro Rehabilitation Center offers specialized inpatient and outpatient programs for patients experiencing catastrophic injuries, neurological disorders and diseases such as Parkinson disease, stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury and post-cancer treatment complications.
When you visit an LCMC Health facility, you will get the care that is best for you and your family because we believe that shared beliefs and positive outlooks are what drive our exceptional care.
Nonprofit resource center that aims to educate and empower individuals with disabilities, their families, professionals and communities by providing resources, training and family-to-family support. Serving parishes of Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard.
Metro's Mission is to break the cycle of violence and aid survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking through advocacy, intervention, empowerment and transformation.
Provides assistance and information as well as advocacy to people with disabilities who are getting or applying for services under the Rehabilitation Act
Christian Home Health Care offers around-the-clock medical and non-medical care in the home.
Baseball league for individuals with brain and spinal cord injuries.
It is open to children, young adults, and adults 21 years old and older.
Non-profit pediatric medical center offering a complete range of healthcare services for children from birth to 21 years.
Family Voices, a national grassroots network of families and friends, advocates for health care services for all children and youth with special health care needs.
The Disability Rights Center serves the state of Louisiana and protects, empowers, and advocates for the rights of people with disabilities and seniors, in order that they may live an integrated life in the community, free from abuse, neglect and exploitation.
New Orleans veterans community, resources
People Program is a non-profit membership organization for persons 50 years old and over who are looking for creative ways to spend leisure time.
Neurological Music Therapy
Veterans hospital and rehab
Continuing care retirement community
Offers unique Mind Matters program to help improve memory. Numerous "Brain Health Series" talking about how to upkeep a healthy cognitive brain. Sports, fitness, summer camp, and nursery school included. Also included is an Alzheimer's program.
Program where elderly or disabled homeowners provide room and board for homeseeker in exchange for comanionship and light housekeeping. To keep elderly or disabled out of nursing home
Located in City Park, New Orleans, Healing Wheels NOLA helps physically handicapped and disabled ride bikes again.
Retirement independent living home with nurse access
SMCL Foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes independence and provides opportunities to pursue active and healthy lifestyles for all citizens who are disadvantaged or disabled. Conducts many wheelchair recreational and sporting events for people with disabilities.
Medical and rehab hospital
Short-term rehab. Nursing home.
Providing youth with mentoring and training in addition to other services so they may obtain jobs
Comprehensive urological care.
Support for caregivers of veterans
The RTA is an essential part of New Orleans, and making our transportation system accessible to everyone is a key part of our commitment to the people of our city.
In order to make it easy for persons with disabilities to get where they need to go, our system includes:
General Rider Inquiries
VIA LINK contact center counselors are available 24 hours a day to provide crisis counseling and information and referrals to programs which can help with needs such as food, shelter, medical care, financial assistance, mental health services, substance abuse treatment, senior services, childcare and more.
The Children’s Hospital Concussion Clinic addresses the needs of those who experience mild traumatic brain injuries and do not need intensive rehabilitation.
Deaf Services, No cost hearing aids, loaner equipment
Comprehensive resource website for individuals with disabilities.
Personal care services provided including; home-care, employment management, activities of daily living, assisting with healthcare needs and transportation to medical appointments
Repairs on Wheels Program provides low-income residents and persons with disabilities with the opportunity to live with dignity in an independent setting.
The staff at Repairs on Wheels identifies the need for repairs or modifications, performs safety reviews and educates residents about home safety.
Providing in home care and assistance in Orleans and Jefferson Parrish.
Jefferson Parish Department of Parks & Recreation offers a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional recreational activities for adults, teens and children, including people with disabilities.
If you are a person with a disability and would like more information and/or special accommodations for our programs or facilities, please feel free to contact us at 504-736-6999 or by e-mail at JPRecreation@JeffParish.net.
Support, health and resources for veterans
A family owned business specializes in home modifications and safe access. Wheelchair Ramps, Porch Lifts, Stair Lifts,
Grab Bars, Handrails, Automatic Door openers and other home accessibility products are delivered
and installed by Adaptive Access, LLC
Call or Text to set a Free in home evaluation or send pictures of the areas you would like home
PHONE # 504-475-7508
Have fun while learning to sail!
People in our community with disabilities – cognitive and physical, old and young – and their families are provided the opportunity to sail through the use of specialized accessible boats, specialized transfer equipment and trained staff.
The entire sailing center and fleet have been purposely designed and actively modified so that we may accommodate a wide range of abilities.
Supported living services including:
* Vocational Skills
*Companion Services (Behavior or Day and/or Night Companions)
MISSION: To aid in the healing, recovery, and preventive treatment of Veterans by treating the WHOLE VETERAN and providing the most comprehensive, multidisciplinary care.
Your journey begins with a 3 day evaluation with a team of caregivers which includes licensed staff who are assigned to you for the duration of your time. You will receive a treatment plan that can be given to your own doctor or you may be eligible to enroll in the Center's Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).
If you are eligible for the THREE-WEEK INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT
PROGRAM (IOP), our care team puts your treatment plan into action.
Through education, clinical care and access to specialized resources, this
program demonstrates the powerful ways physical, emotional, mental,
spiritual and social factors can directly affect your health and wellbeing.
Jeremy Brewer, Clinical Navigator
Cheryl Abana-Emmer, MHS, CRC, LRC, CCM Case Manager
Psychologist associated with Tulane Medical Center and Tulane Lakeside Hospital
Headway is a multifaceted community integration program for veterans who served on or after 9/11 living with a brain injury, spinal cord injury, or other neurological condition. They work with warriors and caregivers to maximize independence, improve skills, and build supportive networks.
Some activities offered: adaptive sports, yoga, horticulture, art and music therapy, community outings, and more.
Headway DAY program is free thanks to the support of Wounded Warrior Project.
Assists with housing, food, domestic violence, employment, equipment and health services
Split Second Fitness is the first facility in Louisiana dedicated to people living with paralysis, stroke or amputation. It is part of the Split Second Foundation which is is a reintegration program for those who have suffered from a recent neurological disorder such as a spinal cord injury. The program will help patients transition from inpatient rehabilitation back into society, and will include a mental health component, case management and other services for those living with paralysis or amputation in Louisiana.
Split Second Fitness empowers individuals who live with a disabling condition to transform their hope into action. We provide a safe environment for research-based, individualized exercise programs that are proven to be highly effective for improving health, function and quality of life.
Every person who becomes a member of Split Second Fitness will be assessed by experienced staff in order to evaluate the client’s strengths, weaknesses, and needs. Following the assessment, an individualized regimen will be created for each client. With a strategy in hand and regularly scheduled workouts, the trainer and client will work to improve the following areas: ambulatory locomotor movement, balance, posture, motor function, neuromuscular development, range of motion, and more.
Level One Trauma Hospital, neurology, neurosurgery
Provides support coordination and case management services including mental health and behavioral health services.
United Way of Southeast Louisiana is here before, during, and after disasters. When a disaster strikes, we help families get back in their homes, rebuild schools and businesses, and give our vulnerable neighbors the care they need. Serving the following parishes: Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St Bernard, St Tammany, Tangipahoa
The Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital is committed to providing an exceptional patient care experience that promotes healing and recovery in a compassionate environment.
Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital is a 56-bed inpatient medical rehabilitation hospital.
We treat diagnoses like spinal cord and brain injury, stroke, heart issues, cancer and more. Our commitment is to help patients regain function and independence for daily living following illness or injury.
Rehabilitation hospital serving individuals in need of comprehensive rehabilitation services, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech and language pathology services.
Contact: Red Thompson
Dedicated to providing a comfortable arena for individuals with compromised cognitive and motor skills resulting from an acquired or traumatic brain injury.
Listen to Us Live is a weekly radio show on WHIV 102.3 New Orleans. Airing every Saturday at 11am Central, Listen to Us Live is hosted by journeyman Blues musician Red Priest to help promote awareness of the needs of Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors and the Acquired Brain Injury Survivors community.
Our main focus is to provide services for adults with cognitive and behavioral complaints/disorders. If you do have an older child or adolescent with changes in cognition or in behavior, we may be able to offer consultation services.
Our team members offer forensic consultation services. We are knowledgeable, prepared, experienced and personable. An area of expertise, but not limited to is Traumatic Brain Injuries.
Clinical appointments (Southshore) (504)342-0847
Forensic and Educational appointments (Northshore) (985)805-0847
Assistive technology includes any technology that could help you be more successful in school or work, live more independently, improve your health, drive, or otherwise address needs related to your disability.
Disability Rights Louisiana can provide the following services related to assistive technology:
New Orleans, LA area
Paralysis Action Coalition at Touro (PACT) is a support group for people with spinal cord injuries
Contact: Stephen Carrier