and Advocacy for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury (PATBI)
Program is a federally funded program established under the Traumatic
Brain Injury Act of 1996, and its reauthorization under the Children’s
Health Act of 2000.
program offers the following services to individuals with traumatic
brain injuries and their families:
referral and advice;
and family advocacy;
and assistance in self-advocacy.
to providing assistance to individuals with TBI and their family
members, PATBI staff are available for speaking engagements, in-service
presentations, workshops and seminars on a wide variety of issues
related to TBI for people with TBI and their families, health care
or service providers, community organizations or advocacy groups.
The PATBI program is especially interested in ensuring that communities
of color and underserved urban and rural populations have access
is Eligible for PATBI Services?
contact the PATBI program if:
education, training or technical assistance about TBI and available
information or referrals related to services and assistance
that may be available to individuals with TBI and their families.
individual or family advocacy or legal representation to eliminate
barriers and increase access to comprehensive, coordinated programs
information about how to promote and support self-advocacy efforts
of people with TBI and their families.
PATBI program also pursues system advocacy to identify and address
deficiencies in those systems that provide services to individuals
with TBI and their families.
detailed information about brain injury, including funding sources,
services, resources, and useful links, please visit our TBI
Apps for People with Brain Injury https://www.brainline.org/article/life-changing-apps-people-brain-injury
Military Apps for Managing Life with Brain Injury https://www.brainline.org/article/12-free-military-apps-managing-life-brain-injury