NIDRR www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/nidrr. TBI Program Overview Ruth Brannon, MSPH, MA Associate Director, Division of Research Sciences National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Research U.S. Department of Education.
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TBI Program Overview
Ruth Brannon, MSPH, MAAssociate Director, Division of Research Sciences
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation ResearchOffice of Special Education and Rehabilitative ResearchU.S. Department of Education
Part 1:Understanding NIDRR’s mandate, mission and values.
Part 2:Understanding NIDRR’s TBI research agenda.
Part 3:TBI Model Systems.
Part 4:Where to go for further information?
1954 Rehabilitation Research Program established, amendment to Vocational Rehab Act (Mary Switzer).
1978 National Institute of Handicapped Research (NIHR) established, amendment to Rehab Act.
1980NIHR moved from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare to Department of Education.
1986 National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) established, amendment to Rehab Act.
* based on Centers for Disease Control definition
TBI Model Systems National Database — NIDRR 2/2000 / Thurman DJ, Sniezek JE, Johnson D, Greenspan A. Guidelines for Surveillance of Central Nervous System Injury. National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Atlanta, GA; 1995.
Level of education
EmploymentII. Demographic Characteristics
Residence (e.g., private home, SNF, AFC, hospital).
Level of education.
Alcohol use (NHSDA/BRFSS).
Income and source.VII. Outcomes at Follow-up