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The core functions of an ADRC are 1) information, referral and awareness, 2) options counseling, advice and assistance, 3) streamlined eligibility determination for public programs, 4) person-centered transitions, 5) quality assurance and continuous improvement. ADRCs perform these functions by integrating, coordinating, and strengthening different pieces of the existing long term supports and services systems.
Brain Injury Association of America’s mission is to advance brain injury prevention, research, treatment and education and to improve the quality of life for all individuals impacted by brain injury.
Website that provides educational resources and resource guide
Information on Louisiana Community Disability, Assistive Technology & Transportation Services
Assists with housing, food, domestic violence, employment, equipment and health services
Provides disaster relief, behavioral health services, employment services and more.
Foundation supporting those with spinal cord injuries
"Organization that helps people with special needs serving the parishes of Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides, Vernon and Winn."
Organization that helps people with special needs serving parishes of East and West Baton Rouge, East and West Feliciana, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, and Ascension.
Organization that helps people with special needs serving Jefferson Parish
Organization that helps people with special needs serving parishes of Caldwell, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, and West Carroll.
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.
"We work with individuals with any kind of special need (mental, physical, emotional, or educational). We offer a resource lending library, quarterly email newsletter, research on disability related topics, information and referral, education and training and peer support and advocacy skills training." Region V - serving parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jeff Davis
Families Helping Families Region 7 is a non-profit family resource center. We are a group of families who, through our own experiences, promote peer support and advocacy and are committed to alleviating hardships of other families who have members with disabilities or special needs. The term, "special needs", includes physical, mental, emotional, behavioral and/or academic issues.
Family Caregiver Alliance supports and sustains the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.
We offer four core independent living services, deaf and hard of hearing services, employment services, transportation services, counseling case management services and personal care assistance services to people with disabilities.
Independent Living Resources is a non-profit agency operated by a skilled staff and board of directors composed primarily of people with disabilities. This firsthand experience with disabilities provides a unique base of expertise for effectively addressing and providing services to individuals with disabilities.
Resolves crises of persons and families in crisis related to mental illness, addictive disorders, and/or developmental disabilities. Aids persons with serious and disabling mental illness, addictive disorders and/or developmental disabilities.
Foundation for spinal cord injuries.
The Kessler Foundation strives to improve the lives of people with physical and cognitive disabilities caused by stroke, multiple sclerosis, brain and spinal cord injury, and other chronic neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions. Great bowel management DVD's, SCI videos, medical library, grants and research.
The Reeve Foundation offers a free lending library of over 5,000 books and videos on paralysis- related topics. Our catalog is available online at the above website. Items can be ordered online for delivery to your home with return postage included.
Lists various resouces. Lists companies and individual providers on this website who help families deal with the crisis and burden of long term care.
DCFS is working to keep children safe, helping individuals and families become self-sufficient, and providing safe refuge during disasters.
Website dedicated to programs offered by Louisiana Dept. of Health. Comprehensive resources.
Provides many programs and resources for disabled and aging citizens. Coordinates the Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Program.
Comprehensive resource website of Louisiana’s resources for individuals with disabilities.
Comprehensive recourse to help with disaster and emergency planning
Research, education and consultation on independent living, home and community-based services, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Center for independent living.
List of comprehensive services the Louisiana Department of Health provides
Resources for citizens with developmental disabilities
Allows individuals to choose to live in a home or community setting, with emphasis on community supports and services, such as information and referral sources, independent living skills training, peer support, advocacy, and other.
Contact information for Urologists in LA by city
Find educational consultants, psychologists, diagnosticians, health care specialists, academic tutors, speech language therapists, advocates, and attorneys. You will also find government programs, grassroots organizations, special education schools, and parent support groups.
Comprehensive resource website for individuals with disabilities
National resource guide for individuals with traumatic brain injuries
Develops programs across the full continuum of stroke—prevention, acute treatment, and rehabilitation. National Stroke Association provides stroke education and programs to survivors, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Programs and material are provided to the stroke community for free.
"A private, non-profit, non-residential, consumer-controlled, community-based organization serving the parishes of Louisiana.
Now offering skills training, memory improvement programs, and other helpful programs!"
Comprehensive resources. Our mission is to advocate for a fully accessible and integrated community and provide services for individuals with disabilities.
NABIS is a society comprised of professional members involved in the care or issues surrounding brain injury. The principal mission of the organization is moving brain injury science into practice. NABIS was created specifically to address the needs of multidisciplinary professionals dedicated to brain injury - providing education programs, scientific updates and a platform for communication and professional exchange.
NFHF is the only family resource center for individuals with disabilities on the Northshore. We give parents of children with disabilities knowledge, support and confidence by providing peer-to-peer support, information; referrals to disability resources and education and training.
My Nurses Registry provides a wide range of Home Health Care Services to Greater New Orleans residents, including skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and medical supplies and equipment. We also provide private duty nursing, non-medical personal care and pastoral services.
"Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital in partnership with Select Medical serves as a regional destination for patients recovering from stroke, neurological disorders, brain and spinal cord injuries, amputation and specific diagnosis associated with transplant, cardiac, cancer and orthopedic conditions."
Helping families and individuals with disabilities. Serving parishes of Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, Desoto, Red River, Natchitoches, Sabine, and Webster
This site provides practical, actionable advice for brain injury survivors and families. The goal is to see that survivors of brain injuries are given every possible chance to recover. There are numerous manuals, explanations, resources and ideas.
The Travis Roy Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the life of individuals with spinal cord injuries and their families.
National association dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with a spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D). Offers resources, programs, services, support and information.
United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.
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.
Comprehensive resource website for individuals with disabilities
Birth Injury Justice Center has compiled the most in-depth resources nationwide to help guide and assist families with disabilities caused by physical birth injuries.
232-HELP is an information and referral agency that provides assistance finding a variety of resources.
Cerebral Palsy resource guide