While working closely with the model systems, the MSKTC also seeks to collaborate with other key stakeholders to better serve the needs of individuals with SCI, TBI and Burn. This page contains additional Burn resources and organizations external to MSKTC. Neither Model Systems, the MSKTC, or NIDILRR have reviewed all of the content, and you should not assume endorsement from these entities.
The American Burn Association is dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by burn injury. The American Burn Association and its members dedicate their efforts and resources to promoting and supporting burn-related research, education, care, rehabilitation, and prevention.
The mission of the Burn Advocates Network is to support burn survivors – whether they are children, young men and women who are wounded in combat, or the elderly – as they face the challenges of recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration.
The Children’s Burn Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support services for child burn survivors, ages 0-18 and their families, as well as burn prevention and fire safety education to thousands of children and caregivers in Southern California, nationally, and internationally.
Disability.gov is the federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services nationwide.You can find thousands of resources on topics, such as applying for Social Security disability benefits, finding a job and paying for accessible housing, to name just a few.
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
The Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors is the leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering anyone affected by a burn injury through peer support, education, and advocacy.
Shriners Hospitals for Children® — Galveston, a 30-bed pediatric burn hospital, research and teaching center, conducts research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families.