Traumatic Brain Injury

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a cognitive, psychological, neurological or anatomical change in brain functions caused by an external blunt force trauma to the head. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports approximately 1.7 million Americans sustain a TBI each year in the United States, resulting in 53,000 deaths, 235,000 hospitalizations, and 1.1 million emergency department visits.

The Brain Injury Association of America reports that more than 3.1 million children and adults in the U.S. live with a lifelong disability as a result of TBI.

The TBI Program is managed by the Independent Living and Assistive Technology Section.

Mission and Vision

Mission: Partnering with the community to increase independence, remove employment barriers, and improve the quality of life for persons with acquired brain injury.

Vision: Every person with acquired brain injury has the resources to lead a meaningful and productive life.

 

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PHONE: (916) 558-5780

EMAIL: TBI_Info@dor.ca.gov