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Advancing the Human & Civil Rights of People with Disabilities in Illinois


Traumatic Brain Injury

TBI advocacy services

Through our TBI Project, we provide one-on-one self-advocacy assistance, legal representation and legal rights training to aid people with TBI in these areas:

  • Discrimination
  • Special education
  • Community integration
  • Guardianship
  • Safety from abuse and neglect
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The Social Security Ticket to Work Program

Fact Sheet(s)

Employment Rights for Job Seekers and Employees with a Traumatic Brain Injury (Word Doc)

Employment Rights for Job Seekers and Employees with a Traumatic Brain Injury (PDF)

TBI Advisory Council

We meet quarterly with our TBI Advisory Council to assess and understand the legal and advocacy needs of the Illinois TBI community.  Learn more by visiting our TBI Advisory Council page.


Blue clip art circle with Contact Person typed in centerFor more information about our TBI Project, contact:

Mari Monteiro
TBI Project Manager

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Last updated: October 03, 2023

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