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Pediatric Rehabilitation Online Resources

Around the Web: National Resources

The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA) exists to help children – children who have survived an early brain injury that results in hemiplegia or hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body).  We also help adults who have been living with a diagnosis of hemiplegia since childhood.

Hemi-Kids is an email discussion group where parents of infants and children who have mild to moderate hemiplegia or hemiplegic cerebral palsy share information.

Articles and resources empowering parents of children with disabilities and special needs.

Information about brain injury in children from the Brain Injury Association of America.

Leading source of information and training on brain injury, blast injury and PTSD in children, adolescents, adults and veterans.

The Family Caregiver Alliance’s mission is to improve the quality of life for caregivers and those they care for through information, services, and advocacy.

Resources from the United Spinal Association.

The mission of the National Autism Association is to respond to the most urgent needs of the autism community, providing real help and hope so that all affected can reach their full potential.

The mission of the National Down Syndrome Society is to be the national advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.

Around the Web: Nebraska Resources

AT4ALL lists equipment for all ages available for loan, demonstration, free or for sale, brought to you by Nebraska Assistive Technology Partnership (ATP).

When there is someone in your family with special needs, you may find yourself looking for answers. Answers4Families.org is Nebraska’s support and information connection for families and professionals seeking assistance.

Safe Kids Lincoln-Lancaster County is a coalition, including Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, that promotes child passenger safety, child pedestrian and bicycle safety, sports injury prevention, fire and burn prevention, water safety and home safety.

Statewide database created with input from Nebraska families, service providers and organizations to give individuals the opportunity to locate and compare services of local and state agencies.

PTI Nebraska is a statewide resource for families of children with disabilities or special health care needs.