Did you know that even with a TBI or ABI diagnosis, you  may not be eligible for all state offered services?


The Wisconsin Disability Determination Bureau (DDB) is responsible for making the medical decision for Wisconsin residents applying for Social Security Administration's (SSA) various disability benefit programs as well as several benefit programs offered by the State of Wisconsin. The Bureau operates through the Department of Health Services Division of Medicaid Services.

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Welcome to the Brain Injury Resource Directory (BIRD) A to Z database

FIRST - IDENTIFY YOUR AREA OF MAIN CONCERN, THEN

Contact our Resource Facilitation Team for Assistance

Abuse (domestic and Victimization)

Academics K-12 (see Education)

Adaptive Tools and Technology

Advocacy(Assisted and Self-Advocacy)

Aging

Alternative Medicine (Acupuncture, HBOT, Massage Therapy, Neurofeedback, Supplements

Alzheimers/Dementia/Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) (sustained post injury)

Assistive Devices and Strategies

Behavior Issues (also see Neurobehavioral Rehabilitation Centers)

Benefits and Assistance (State of Wisconsin only)

BLOGS (Helpful and insightful personal comments)

Books (related to specific post-injury topics)

Brain  Injury (Types, Understanding, and Consequences)

Brain Injury Organizations (National and Government)

Brain Injury Identification Wallet Card

Caregiving and Caregivers

Certified Brain Injury Specialists Training (What does it mean and how to become a CBIS)

Checklists and Reminders

Cognitive Functioning

Counselors

Dentists

Depression

Driving (Learning to and returning to)

Education (Going to College)

Education-Academics - K thru 12 (Returning to school)

Employment (finding, keeping, or returning to)

Exercise

Family Impact

Grief and Ideas for Healing

Home Improvements (Specializing in Disability Design)

Housing

Laws and Legislation

Legal Concerns (Guardianship, Advanced Directives, Power of Attorny)

Medical Symptoms and Conditions (post injury)

Medication

Neurobehavioral Rehabilitation Centers 

Neurology

Neuropsychology

Nutrition

Prevention Awareness

Recreation

Rehabilitation Centers (also see Neurorehabilitation Centers)

Rehabilitation Services - (Therapy (PT, OT, ST)

Relationships, Marriage,  Friendships

Safety at home, at work, in public

Service Animals, Therapy Animals, Emotional Support Animals

Skills Training

Spiritual

Stress

Substance Abuse

Support Groups (Statewide and media)

Transition to (adulthood)

Veterans