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► Nebraska's Annual Living with Brain Injury State Plan 2021-2022

The plan is intended as a guide to improve the state's system of services and supports for people with brain injury and their families. To become involved, contact Nebraska VR and the Brain Injury Advisory Council, (308) 224-7571 or vr.inobiac@nebraska.gov

  NE Annual State Plan 2021.2022.revised 1.14.2021.docx

 

► Council Member Committee Assignments

Brain Injury Advisory Council members serve on several key committees, representing the needs of individuals with brain injury and their families in service system redesign and development of new policies. Following is a list of advisory councils and committees, and the Council members assigned to them. You may also wish to subscribe to council/committee sites to receive updates.

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Advisory Committee

https://www.ne211.org/nebraska-aging-disability-resource-center/

http://nebraska.networkofcare.org/aging/index.aspx

BI Advisory Council members serving on this committee:

Peggy Reisher, Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska

 

► Brain Injury Trust Fund, Nebraska Revised Statute 71-3705

https://nebraskalegislature.gov/laws/statutes.php?statute=71-3705

This statewide program is to secure and develop community-based services for individuals with a brain injury; provide support groups and access to pertinent information, medical resources, and service referrals for individuals with a brain injury; and educate professionals who work with individuals with a brain injury.

To learn more, read about the Trust Fund and the Brain Injury Trust Fund Oversight Committee

https://www.unmc.edu/aboutus/community-engagement/bioc/index.html

 

► Join Our Mailing List for Updates

Please join our mailing list for updates on policy and service changes that impact individuals with brain injuries and their families.​

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The Brain Injury Advisory Council is sponsored by Nebraska VR.

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90TBSG0036-01-00, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.