Frequently Asked Questions
Minnesota Human Service Programs
1. How do I find the right services and funding in Minnesota?
For adult services you can contact your county's human service division. For children, it is a good idea to talk to the counselor of your local school.
2. Where do I find advocacy?
There are many advocacy organizations in the state of Minnesota and nationally.
- On-line advocacy and support guide
- The PACER Center
- The Brain Injury Association of Minnesota
- The ARC of Minnesota
- MS Society
- Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota
- Autism Society
3. What other resources are available to people with disabilities?
- System of Technology to Achieve Results
- Site for housing loans for people with disabilities
- Financial Resources
- Minnesota Special Olympics
4. I'm an employee who works with people with disabilities. Where can I find information related to my work?
- Minnesota Social Service Association
- Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota
- American Network of Community Options and Resources
- Developmental Disabilities Nurse's Association
Brain Injury - Maryland
1. How do I know if I qualify for public funding for services in Maryland?
If the injury was sustained before the age of 21, contact the Developmental Disabilities Administration of Maryland
If the injury was sustained after the age of 21, please review the criteria for the TBI Waiver through the Mental Hygiene Administration
For vocational and supportive employment services, contact the Division of Rehabilitation Services
For other programs and services, visit the Maryland Department of Disabilities
2. What are the TBI advocacy organizations?
- Maryland Brain Injury Association
- Brain Injury Association of America
- Maryland Disability Law Center
- National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
- International Brain Injury Association
- Brain Injury Network
3. What resources are available to survivors, family members, and professionals?
- Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
- Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury
- Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
- Traumatic Brain Injury National Resource Center
- UAB TBI Model System- Home Based Cognitive Stimulation Program
- Virginia Commonwealth University Rehabilitation & Research & Training Center on Workplace Supports and Job Retention
- The Job Accommodation Network