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Life Goes On
Life Goes On Gretchen Rubin, once wrote, “The days are long, but the years are short.” She was writing about parenting and not traumatic brain injury, but as I reflect on this poignant quote, I realize that as a caregiver, even those seemingly endless days have passed with such speed that I can hardl...
Now What Did I Come In Here For? Strategies for Remembering What You’re Looking For
Now What Did I Come In Here For? Strategies for Remembering What You’re Looking For Forgeting what you are looking for is common problem after TBI. Here are some suggestions.
Compensatory Strategies for TBI Caregivers
Compensatory Strategies for TBI Caregivers It’s well documented that stress affects our ability to concentrate, remember, and sleep, and I don’t think there are many stresses equal to the days and weeks immediately following a severe traumatic brain injury...
Defining Success for Children with Brain Injury
"Never doubt a child with brain injury," says Hospital Executive Amy Mansue. "These kids will overcome their injury and be successful. It's our job as medical professionals to help them find that success."

See more video clips with Amy B. Mansue.

Defining Success for Children with Brain Injury "Never doubt a child with a TBI," says Hospital Executive Amy Mansue. Kids will overcome their injury and be successful.
 
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Helping the Siblings of Kids with TBI
Siblings often feel angry, guilty, confused in the wake of their brother or sister's brain injury. Dr. Mariann Young talks about how to help siblings understand the changes in their family.

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Helping the Siblings of Kids with TBI
Siblings often feel angry, guilty, confused in the wake of their brother or sister's brain injury.
The Positive Pessimist and Redefining Success After Brain Injury
Dr. Herman Lukow says that a person who was a pessimist before his injury will probably remain so after his injury, but by finding new interests and small jobs, positivity can slip in one step at a time.

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The Positive Pessimist and Redefining Success After Brain Injury
Dr. Herman Lukow says that a person who was a pessimist before his injury will probably remain so after his injury, but by finding...
Letter to My Wife's Family
Letter to My Wife's Family
A long-time caregiver writes an honest plea for help and support to his wife's siblings.
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the function of the brain. Each year there are a reported 1.7 million brain injuries in the United States, and an estimated 5.3 million Americans — about 2 percent of the U.S. population — currently have a long-term or lifelong need for help with everyday activities due to TBI. Most brain injuries are mild and are also known as concussions. Usually people recover from a concussion in a matter of weeks but sometimes symptoms can persist. BrainLine.org, a free educational website, provides authoritative information about brain injury symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. For people living with a brain injury, their families, and professionals in the field, BrainLine also offers an online community of support through our social networking sites.


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