Brain Injury Support

The Independent Living Center offers a variety of supportive services for individuals with brain injuries.

Examples of Brain Injury Support Available:

  • Peer Support, Monthly Support Groups, Social Activities
  • Employment Advocacy and Employer Guidance
  • One-on-One Independent Living Skills Training
  • Information and Referral
  • Brain injury education for survivors, family members, and the community
  • Advocacy
  • Newsletter--Brainwaves


Online Resources for Brain Injury Survivors

The Brain Injury Association of America--This website includes a wealth of information about brain injury, state legislation regarding brain injury survivors, tips on living with a brain injury, and links to other good resources. 

The Brain Injury Association of Missouri--Includes information specific to Missouri with great resources and guidance. 

Partners in Policymaking--This site has an interactive learning tool for individuals with cognitive disabilities and their families.  

For more information about brain injury advocacy or services, email Andrea Buening at or call 417-659-8086 or 800-346-8951.