Additional Resources

Select the links below to assist you and your loved ones with research and useful information.

AGENCY/ORGANIZATION WEBSITES

Americans with Disabilities Act Home Page
ARC HomePage
Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)
Special Ministries
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

SURVIVORS & FAMILY RESOURCES

Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport – the 5th International Conference on Concussion in Sport
College Guide for Students With Physical Disabilities
Michigan Alliance for Families
Michigan Resource Guide for Persons with Traumatic Brian Injury and Their Families
National Data and Statistical Center Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems National Database: 
Important Information about Working with and Caring for Persons with Brain Injury
Resource Guide for Parents of Students with Disabilities: Understanding ADA, Section 504, IDEA and IEP 
Recovering from Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion: A Guide for Patients and Their Families
Recovering from Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion Summary Fact Sheet
Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Emergency Department Visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths
Important Information about Working with and Caring for Persons with Brain Injury (Arabic version)
Important Information about Working with and Caring for Persons with Brain Injury (English version)
Important Information about Working with and Caring for Persons with Brain Injury (Spanish version)

LEGAL RESOURCES

WSC does not recommend or endorse attorneys or law firms.
ABA Commission on Disability Rights
Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disability Act
Disability Rights Legal Center
Legal Aid of Western Michigan
Michigan Legal Help (for those who want to learn how to represent themselves)
MSU Law School Free Clinic
National Council on Disability
National Disability Rights Network
Neurotrauma Law Nexus
Oakland County Legal Aid Clinics
Southeastern Michigan Administrative Services Group
State Bar of Michigan: Legal & Law Related Programs by County (for those who can not afford lawyers)
UM Law School: Community Resources
UM Law School: Veterans Legal Clinic
Wayne State University Law School Free Legal Clinic

HOTLINES

National Suicide Prevention Hotline (United States)
Crisis Text Line
The Veterans Crisis Line

This service is available to anyone, even those not registered or enrolled with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

The Trevor Project

This service provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ youth via hotline, online chat, texting, and an online support center:

SAMHSA’s National Helpline (Substance Abuse)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) national helpline offers confidential treatment referrals in both English and Spanish to people with mental health conditions, substance use disorders, or both.

RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Michigan Stay Well
Headspace
Coping with the Stress of COVID-19
Staying Well during COVID-19
Community Mental Health
Stress and Coping Tips

FAMILY/CAREGIVER RESOURCES

Abilities Alliance
Apps for Anxiety & Stress
Autism Through the Lifespan
Autism Speaks Employment Tool Kit
A Parents Guide to Autism
Critical Mental Health Resources for College Students
Emergency Preparedness
IEP Plan: Information for Parents
Injury Prevention
Life Success For Students With Learning Disabilities: A Parent’s Guide
Job Accommodations Network
Mental Health and Wellbeing for College Students
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth)
PACER’s National Parent Center on Transition and Employment
Postpartum Depression
Postsecondary Education Programs Network
Think Beyond the Label
Top 5 Mental Health Problems Facing College Students
Violence Prevention
Guide for Families and Caregivers

KID RESOURCES

Autism Awareness Resource

WSC is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information contained within this website.

THRIVE app
Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
Jed Foundation

GENERAL INFORMATION

Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Access Board
ADA Technical Assistance Program
Association for Late-Deafened Adults
Campaign for Disability Employment
Disability Advisor
Employees With Executive Functioning Deficits
Gallaudet University
How the Affordable Care Act Helps People with Disabilities (Video)
LD Online
Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Association for the Dually Diagnosed
National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
National Council on Disability
National Federation of the Blind
National Spinal Cord Injury Association
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Online Disability Museum

BENEFITS

Social Security Disability Benefits Guide

Social Security Disability Resource Center

U.S. Department of Labor – Office of Disability Employment Policy

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

911

What you need to tell the 911 operator
911 Information Sheet

CHOKING AND SUFFOCATION PREVENTION RESOURCES

Kids Health Household Safety: Preventing Suffocation
ChildSafe – Choking and Suffocation prevention

DROWNING PREVENTION RESOURCES

Pool Safely
Water Safety Checklist
Foundation for Aquatic Injury Prevention

FALL PREVENTION RESOURCES

Protect You’re Family From Falls
Proteja a su Familia de las Caídas
CDC Preventing Falls Among Older Adults
Health In Aging- Falls Prevention
Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

FIRE & BURN SAFETY RESOURCES

FOR KIDS:
play safe! be safe! 
Mikey Makes a Mess 
Help Mikey Make It Out 
Facts for Families Guide
National Institute of Mental Health
National Alliance on Mental Illness Resource
Kelty Mental Health Resource Center
FOR TEACHERS, PARENTS AND OTHERS:
Home Fire Safety Checklist
Kids in the Kitchen
Cooking Matters: Modeling Kitchen Fire Safety
Protect You’re Family From Fire
Protege a su Familia de un Incendio
Protect You’re Family From Scalds and Burns
Protege a su Familia de Escaldaduras (Calentamiento) y Quemaduras
Why Are Children Fascinated With Fire?
3 Things You Must Know Before the Alarm Goes Off
Home Fire Drill 
Home Fire Drill: Does You’re Family Know What to Do? 
Workplace Fire Drills
Lista de Cotejo Seguridad contra Fuego en el Hogar
Children’s Books On Fire Safety
After the Fire: The Teachable Moment 
Easy Read Fire Safety Flyer: Plan and Practice a Home Fire Drill/Have Smoke Alarms That Work.  
Safer Cooking: Frying
Safer Home Heating: Wood Stoves and Pellet Stoves
Fireproof Children
NFPA – National Fire Protection Association
U.S. Fire Administration
American Burn Association
Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors 
NASFM 

GENERAL INJURY PREVENTION RESOURCES

17 Quick, Easy, Inexpensive Ways to Stay Safe at Home
2-1-1 
292-Baby features online educational videos including toy safety, lead poisoning, and fire safety.
ACT Rochester American Academy of Pediatrics
Protect the Ones You Love: Child Injuries Are Preventable
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Kids Health
SAFE KIDS Worldwide

GUN SAFETY RESOURCES

KidsHealth Gun Safety 
Common Sense About Kids and Guns

MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY RESOURCES

Bike Safety TipsKids And Cars 
Guide to Car Seat Safety for Families- American Assoc. of Pediatrics
Traffic Safety Kids Page
National Safety Council’s 16 Tips for a Safe School Bus Ride
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA): Motor Vehicle Safety

NATURAL DISASTER INJURY PREVENTION RESOURCES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Natural Disasters & Severe Weather 
Be a Hero! 

POISON CONTROL RESOURCES

POISON HELP 1-800-222-1222 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Health Topic: Poisoning U.S.
Detergent Pods: A Poison Risk For Young Children
Household Products Database 
The ABC’s of Poison Prevention: A Teacher’s Guide from the Upstate NY Poison Center
Poisonous Plants
The Partnership For a Drugfree America
CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
Asbestos and Mesothelioma Center 
Sesame Street Lead Poisoning Video

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Call the National Lead Information Center at 1-800-LEAD-FYI (1-800-532-3394). Materials are available in Spanish and English.
SAFETY ARTICLES BY TOPIC
Children
Cooking & Kitchen Safety
Fall Prevention
Fire & Burn Safety
For the Classroom
For the Workplace
Older Adults
People with Disabilities
Pet Safety
Poisoning Prevention
Seasonal Safety
Water Safety
Other Safety Resources

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