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A brain injury can affect just about everything -- including the way you walk, talk, and think. That's why there are a number of treatments available that attempt to restore the parts of life that have been affected by a brain injury. The term "brain injury rehabilitation" refers to the many different kinds of specialized supports and services that are offered following the emergency and early phases of brain injury treatment.

Some brain injury rehabilitation is offered as a program within a hospital or other clinical setting; other types of brain injury rehabilitation might occur on an outpatient basis. While most everyone benefits from rehabilitation following a brain injury, the specific type of rehabilitation depends on the unique needs of the person and the challenges they face.

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Back at Work
March 27, 2017
I never wish to glamorize the process of returning to work, nor unfairly claim credit for it. TC was at the helm for most of this journey. With that said, there are a few pieces of wisdom I’ve gathered from the experience...

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The Gift of a Head Injury
By: Rachel Derrington, MSW, PMP | January 9, 2017
A brain injury can be a precious gift. The existential crisis that more than likely occurs when you have an injured brain is a catalyst that can change your life positively forever.

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Living with Concussion the Natural Way
By: Rachel Derrington, MSW, PMP | November 21, 2016
Rachel Derrington is not the same person she was before her brain swelled up and changed her attitude, priorities and sense of self. She is better. Rachel shares the four things that turned her from an survivor to a thriver.

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Cycling to Recovery After Brain Injury
September 6, 2016
This is not a ride for the faint of heart. Yet one mile at a time, I have proven so many to be wrong.

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Letter From the Other Side — Return from a Traumatic Brain Injury
By: Tim Page | Personal Stories | August 31, 2016
The Pulitzer Prize-winning music critic Tim Page writes about rebuilding his life after a traumatic brain injury.

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A New Kind of Optimism
By: Nicole Bingaman | Personal Stories | July 25, 2016
“This isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon.” We needed to slow down because this thing was going to be with us for a while. The quote reminded our family to conserve our strength, energy, and abilities to stay the course...

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9 Tips to Starting Your TBI Recovery Process
By: Kristine Freelund | July 5, 2016
If you feel like something is wrong, keep pushing for testing or have your loved one push for you. Think of your GP as a gatekeeper to get you to people with the real expertise...

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I Can Fix You
Personal Stories | July 4, 2016
It took a few minutes to go over my medical history as we sat in his exam room. He took a few notes, listened to our story, took a few more notes, and asked a question or two. He then looked us square in the eyes and uttered four words. “I can fix you.”

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One More Day
June 20, 2016
What just happened? Can I handle this? And the one question many TBI spouses ask themselves: Will my husband ever be the same? Will I ever be the same?

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Finding New Ways To Treat Memory Problems
By: Kessler Foundation | June 13, 2016
Vivid and unusual images can help a person with TBI remember new information.

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My Insurance-Driven Recovery
June 6, 2016
It’s a tough nut to swallow when you look back and realize with stunning clarity that the very quality of day-to-day life after a TBI is largely determined by how well insured you are.

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Possibility & Positivity
By: with Kyla Pearce, LoveYourBrain Yoga | April 11, 2016
I thought if the class wasn’t going well, I could just lie on my yoga mat in the middle of the studio and, at least, be around people for an hour. Knowing how accepting yoga is, I unrolled my yoga mat for a try.

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Pittsburgh Proud
March 14, 2016
This was such a big night. LoveYourBrain, Lulu Lemon, and I had officially brought yoga for TBI to a very large Pittsburgh crowd. The moment was surreal. I smiled at the audience. I was pretty Pittsburgh proud that night.

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Brain Injury – What’s next?
By: The Center on Brain Injury Research & Training | October 22, 2015
A brain injury can change life forever for the person who sustains the injury and for those in a relationship with that person. Recovery is a lifelong journey with a series of changes, challenges and rewarding experiences.

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Three Ways Yoga Will Help You Feel Good
July 13, 2015
I've spent chunks of my life living in the past. Being really sad and angry about my dad's brain injury and all the changes it brought to my family and our lives, as we knew them. My mind was stuck in the way it was. Yoga brings you to the present.

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What is Recovery After TBI?
June 15, 2015
What does the word recovery mean after a TBI? Does it indicate the full return of your abilities, talents, and skills? Or is it much more? Could recovery mean a return to life—a life that feels whole and full of possibility again?

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Building a "Survivor Family" After Traumatic Brain Injury
May 4, 2015
Looking back with the benefit of hindsight, I now see that my family was not fractured. It was slowly being rebuilt as a new kind of family — a survivor family.

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Craniectomy: Life on Hold
January 19, 2015
Rosemary remembers when her husband underwent his craniectomy, "As I waited for him to be 'put back together,' I felt as if our life was on hold."

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Finding Purpose
November 24, 2014
Getting back on the job after a TBI is not a single step process. Abby Maslin shares how her husband T.C. found himself re-entering the workforce.

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Lessons of Brain Injury and Buffett
Personal Stories | October 13, 2014
BrainLine blogger Janna Leyde writes about how, with some help from Jimmy Buffett, she learned to accept the fact that life doesn't always work out as planned.

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It is Never Too Late to Get Rehabilitation for Brain Injury
By: Celeste Campbell, PsyD | Ask the Expert,BrainLine Kids | September 8, 2014
A child with a brain injury may develop more injury-related issues as an adult.

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Flinging Open Many Doors at Yoga ReMed
Personal Stories | September 8, 2014
“I’m going to teach yoga to people with brain injury,” BrainLine blogger Janna Leyde said, explaining why the professional worlds of yoga and brain injury must meet.

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A Case of Miracles
By: Victoria Tilney McDonough | Personal Stories | June 9, 2014
Libby Beemer talks about her daughter’s recovery from a devastating car wreck and the “meaning of Sam.”

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Is It Okay to Engage in Heavy Lifting After a Brain Injury?
By: Nathan Zasler, MD | Ask the Expert | June 2, 2014
Oftentimes balance issues influence restrictions about lifting heavy objects after a brain injury.

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What You Bring to the Mat
Personal Stories | May 12, 2014
Brainline blogger and yoga teacher Janna Leyde talks about the nuances of teaching yoga to vets and civilians with brain injury.

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How Drumming Brought Me Back to Life After Brain Injury
By: Gary "Porkchop" Schopmeyer | Personal Stories | March 21, 2014
"Drumsticks are such familiar objects to me — almost like extensions of my own body — that I knew they’d serve as a crucial part of my recovery."

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On the Road Again?
By: Barbara Stahura, CJF | January 24, 2014
Seventeen years after a car crash, Chris Cochran fulfills his dream of learning to drive again.

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The Importance of Getting Your Teenager with TBI to Join a Support Group
By: Jeanne Dise-Lewis, PhD | Ask the Expert | December 30, 2013
It’s hard to get teenagers to do anything they fear will make them feel “other,” but a TBI support group will help during recovery.

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Expectations Versus Recommendations After a Brain Injury
Research Update | December 16, 2013
People with TBI often had higher expectations for work and social life than their post-acute program staff recommended, a discrepancy partially attributed to TBI-related cognitive disorders.

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Even Small Improvements Post-Brain Injury Can Help the Body and the Mind
By: Elliot Roth, MD | Ask the Expert | October 28, 2013
Rehabilitation to help with functional skills may help with depression as well.

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Kendell's Story
By: Children's Specialized Hospital | BrainLine Kids, Personal Stories | September 25, 2013
Six-year-old Kendell's brain injury rehab is going so well he just might fulfill his dream of becoming a black belt in karate.

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The Need for Consistent Standards for Therapeutic Evaluations for Children with TBI
BrainLine Kids, Research Update | September 3, 2013
This study showed a significant variation among hospitals in the use of physical, occupational, and speech and swallowing therapy evaluations for children with TBI.

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HBOT: A Way to Heal the Injured Brain?
By: Barbara Stahura, CJF | August 13, 2013
Dr. Bruce Gottlieb likens hyperbaric oxygen therapy to a catalyst, "like Miracle-Gro for your lawn. The soil has to be good for it to work.”

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Why People with TBI Tend to Return Home More Frequently than Those with Other Types of Brain Injury
Research Update | August 12, 2013
Learn what factors like age, gender, cause of injury after TBI can help predict functional and cognitive recovery.

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What Kinds of Rehabilitation Should a TBI Patient Receive?
By: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke | May 17, 2013
Learn about individualized treatment programs, rehabilitation goals, and options for the patient and family.

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What Is Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy and How Can It Help Children with TBI?
By: BrainLine | Research Update,BrainLine Kids | January 7, 2013
Constraining an unaffected limb while intensely using an affected limb can help children regain upper limb movement after a brain injury.

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Does Scanning Therapy for Vision Problems Post-TBI Work?
By: Gregory Goodrich, PhD | Ask the Expert | November 30, 2012
Scanning therapy for hemianopsia after TBI isn’t a cure nor is there a guarantee that everyone will have good results. But oftentimes, there is great benefit.

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Rise and Shine
By: Simon Lewis | Personal Stories | November 13, 2012
An excerpt from a stunning book about what it means to return to live after a near-death experience.

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The Ability to Drive Safely After a Severe Brain Injury Is Frequently Compromised
By: BrainLine | Research Update | October 30, 2012
Driving takes a great deal of concentration and coordination. Rehab for this complex activity should be a main goal of certain reintegration programs.

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An Interview with Alan Jette, PT, PhD
By: Brain Injury Professional | September 20, 2012
How can measurements of rehabilitation for brain injury enhance treatment?

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Recovery from Concussion in Students
By: Jeanne E. Dise-Lewis, PhD | BrainLine Kids | May 8, 2012
Here are some ways you can make sure your brain makes a full recovery after you have had a concussion.

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Online Calendar More Popular than Traditional Paper Calendars Post-Brain Injury
By: BrainLine | Research Update | March 5, 2012
This study showed that online calendars help with memory — as a tool and as a therapy.

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Effective Strategies for Occupational Therapy Post-Brain Injury
By: BrainLine | Research Update | December 19, 2011
Goal-directed OT can help people after brain injury.

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How to Find Local or State Support After a Brain Injury
By: Elaine Phillips | Ask the Expert | December 12, 2011
Learn what help is available before filing for disability benefits.

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Fifty Years After a Concussion, Can Treatment Still Help?
By: Dr. Steven Flanagan | Ask the Expert | November 21, 2011
The earlier the treatment the better, but it’s never too late to help your brain recover.

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Culturally Sensitive Approaches for People with Brain Injury
By: BrainLine | Research Update | September 26, 2011
If misunderstood, small cultural differences can hinder a good treatment plan for someone with a brain injury.

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Recommendations for Cognitive Rehabilitation for People with TBI
By: BrainLine | Research Update | June 13, 2011
Studies support the effectiveness of cognitive rehab after a brain injury.

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Physical Therapy
By: Payal Desai, LPT NDTC | May 4, 2011
People with TBI invariably improve on some or many levels with physical therapy. Learn more.

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Making a Difference
By: The Texas Department of State Health Services and the Texas Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council | April 11, 2011
A multi-module video that illustrates the neuro-anatomy of a TBI and the everyday difficulties experienced by many people with brain injury.

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Occupational Therapy & Brain Injury Recovery
By: Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists | March 24, 2011
From preparing a daily schedule to managing anger, learn how occupational therapy can help after a TBI.

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How Much Therapy Is Enough for Someone with TBI?
By: Elaine Phillips | Ask the Expert | March 18, 2011
Balancing needs and costs can be difficult.

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How Music Helps to Heal the Injured Brain
By: Michael Thaut, PhD and Gerald McIntosh, MD | March 4, 2011
Why neurologic music therapy should be part of standard rehabilitation care.

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Guidebook for Psychologists: Working with Clients with Traumatic Brain Injury
By: Margaret A. Struchen, PhD, Lynne C. Davis, PhD, Stephen R. McCauley, PhD, and Allison N. Clark, PhD | March 3, 2011
A manual for psychologists not specially trained to work with patients with TBI.

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Vision and Rehabilitation After Brain Trauma (Part 1)
By: Eric Singman, MD, PhD | March 2, 2011
Vision problems after a TBI are common and often complex. Part one of a three-part article.

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Vision and Rehabilitation After Brain Trauma (Part 2)
By: Eric Singman, MD, PhD | March 2, 2011
Visual problems following a TBI are common and often complex. Part two of a three-part article.

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Vision and Rehabilitation After Brain Trauma (Part 3)
By: Eric Singman, MD, PhD | March 2, 2011
Visual problems following a TBI are common and often complex. Part three of a three-part article.

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What Is Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy?
By: Timothy C. Hain, MD | February 24, 2011
Learn more about physical therapy for dizziness and imbalance, common symptoms after a TBI.

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Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury
By: Kathleen Gosliz, OTR, OTD | February 24, 2011
For professionals, a thorough overview of the occupational therapy process for people with traumatic brain injury.

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Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Where Do We Go From Here?
By: Roberta DePompei | BrainLine Kids | February 22, 2011
The effects of a TBI in childhood are not fully realized right away and, in fact, new challenges can emerge after the individual has become an adult.

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Creative Community Involvement to Prevent TBI
By: Amy Skinder-Meredith | BrainLine Kids | February 22, 2011
Learn how one SLP uses melons, swim caps, and brain-shaped chocolates to teach kids how to prevent a TBI and all the communication problems that can come with one.

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Executive Functions and Communication in Adolescents
By: Lyn S. Turkstra and Lindsey J. Byom | February 18, 2011
Adolescence is a time of significant brain and cognitive development and, related to these developments, significant changes in communication functions.

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What Determines Rehab Length of Stay After Brain Injury?
By: BrainLine | Research Update | February 11, 2011
Statistical model can help rehab teams work best with people with TBI.

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¿Qué tipos de rehabilitación debe recibir un paciente con traumatismo cerebral?
By: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud | Spanish | December 7, 2010
Entérese más sobre los programas de tratamiento individualizado, las metas de la rehabilitación y las opciones para el paciente y la familia.

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After Brain Injury: Telling Your Story - A Journaling Workbook
By: Barbara Stahura and Susan B. Schuster, MA, CCC-SLP | Personal Stories | September 13, 2010
Learning how sharing your story can be "medicine" for you and others.

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Post-Acute Adult Continuing Education After TBI
By: Stacy Levesque, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS, Justin Moses, CBIS, Hector Gutierrez, CBIST, and Christin Moses | September 1, 2010
Cognitive rehabilitation is crucial for enhancing the lives of people with brain injury.

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Brain Injury Resource Directory
By: BrainLine.org | August 27, 2010
A national directory of TBI outpatient rehab, residential rehab, and general information services.

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Can Cognitive Therapy on the Internet Help with Depression After Brain Injury?
By: BrainLine | Research Update | July 1, 2010
A study shows internet-based cognition therapy helps, but with caveats.

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Landmarks Help Orientation After Brain Injury
By: BrainLine | Research Update | April 1, 2010
Helping people follow directions after brain injury.

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Comparing Traumatic Brain Injury and Anoxic Brain Injury in Rehabilitation
By: BrainLine | Research Update | March 1, 2010
Are there differences in recovery rates?

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Brain Injury Survivors: Narratives of Rehabilitation and Healing
By: Laura Lorenz | March 1, 2010
A creative and professional approach to improving care for people living with brain injury.

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Finding Strategies That Work After Brain Injury
By: Elaine Phillips | Ask the Expert | February 1, 2010
Learn how to break down strategies into smaller, easier steps.

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Traumatic Brain Injury for VR Counselors
By: Margaret A. Struchen, PhD and Laura M. Ritter, PhD, MPH | January 11, 2010
An educational resource for vocational rehab counselors.

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Traumatic Brain Injury in Prisons and Jails
By: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | January 1, 2010
Learn about this often underestimated correlation.

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Choosing a High-Quality Medical Rehabilitation Program
By: NRH Center for Health and Disability Research | January 1, 2010
After a brain injury, one of the most crucial decisions for you — or your loved one — is where to spend the rehabilitation phase of treatment.

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An Introduction to Rehabilitation: The Healing Brain
By: Garry Prowe | January 1, 2010
An invaluable overview and resource to the rehab process — short- and long-term.

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Long-Term Disability After TBI
By: BrainLine | Research Update | December 31, 2009
How many people are affected?

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Measuring Reaction Time Post-TBI
By: BrainLine | Research Update | November 25, 2009
Speed does not necessarily predict accuracy after brain injury.

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Vocational Rehabilitation Services: Can They Help You?
By: HEATH Resource Center | BrainLine Kids | November 17, 2009
Tools and services needed to make the leap to your post-secondary years.

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Brain Injury Rehabilitation in the United Kingdom
By: Mike McPeake, RMN | November 1, 2009
Find out what's happening in brain injury rehab in the United Kingdom.

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TBI Case Management and Video Teleconferencing
By: BrainLine | Research Update | September 16, 2009
A way to keep client and case coordinator in close communication.

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Best Practices in Cognitive Rehabilitation for Children and Youth
By: Juliet Haarbauer-Krupa, PhD | BrainLine Kids | August 1, 2009
Why collaborative partnerships work.

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Are Brain Injury Support Groups Worth the Time?
By: Carolyn Rocchio | Ask the Expert | July 1, 2009
A place to share resources and feel more connected to others with TBI who understand.

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Disaster Readiness Tips for People with Sensory Disabilities
By: National Organization on Disabilities | June 23, 2009
Prepare your plans to fit your own unique circumstances.

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Disaster Readiness Tips for People with Mobility Disabilities
By: National Organization on Disabilities | June 23, 2009
Plan and prepare for unexpected disasters.

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Disaster Readiness Tips for People with Developmental or Cognitive Difficulties
By: National Organization on Disabilities | June 23, 2009
It's important to take steps to prepare before a disaster occurs, especially if you have a brain injury.

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Recovering from a Brain Injury
By: Laura Taylor, Lee Livingston, and Jeffrey Kreutzer | June 19, 2009
Unfortunately, there are no quick fixes after a TBI.

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Vocational Rehabilitation, Traumatic Brain Injury, and the Power of Networking
By: Rosalind R. Zuger, Margaret Brown, John O’Neill, Robert Stack, and Hannah Amitai | May 5, 2009
This manual pulls together in one place diverse insights into vocational rehab for people with TBI.

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The Role of Rehabilitation
By: North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services | May 5, 2009
Inpatient rehab plays a key role in outcome after TBI.

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Trisha Meili: Going the Distance
By: Victoria Tilney McDonough | Personal Stories | April 20, 2009
Trisha Meili — the Central Park Jogger — shares her personal best.

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The Nuances of Self-Awareness Post-TBI
By: BrainLine | Research Update | April 1, 2009
A person's level of self-awareness after a brain injury can impact rehab.

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Group Versus Individual Rehab Therapy After Brain Injury
By: Elaine Phillips | Ask the Expert | April 1, 2009
Is one more effective than the other?

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Your Brain at Work
By: Your Brain at Work, the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives and The Conference Board | March 3, 2009
Putting it all together — enrich your life, enrich your brain.

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Releasing a CD of Original Client Music to the Public as an Aspect of Brain Injury Treatment
By: Rick Soshensky, Northeast Center for Special Care | March 2, 2009
Why is music such a powerful form of rehab therapy?

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Buscando el equilibrio de la recuperación y la compensación
By: Elaine Phillips | Spanish, Ask the Expert | March 1, 2009
Decidir qué tratamiento seguir después de una TBI no es algo fácil.

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Balancing Recovery and Compensation
By: Elaine Phillips | Ask the Expert | March 1, 2009
Deciding what course of treatment to pursue after a TBI isn't easy.

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Study Sheds Light on Best Rehab Approaches for Brain Injury
By: VA Research Currents | February 11, 2009
What rehab treatments work for service members with TBI?

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Unthinkable - Tips: The Rehabilitation Hospital
By: Dixie Fremont-Smith Coskie | January 1, 2009
Choosing the right rehab hospital for your loved one following a brain injury can be overwhelming. Tips from a mother who has been there.

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Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury: A Self-Help Primer
By: Robert L. Heriza | Personal Stories | January 1, 2009
A self-help guide from someone who orchestrated his own successful recovery post-TBI.

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How to Choose a Healthcare Provider or Facility
By: CORE Health Care | January 1, 2009
Finding the right services after a brain injury.

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Traumatic Brain Injury: Effects and Interventions
By: The American Occupational Therapy Association | January 1, 2009
Learn how occupational therapy can give you the skills for the job of living.

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The Benefits of Peer Mentoring
By: Michael Paul Mason | Ask the Expert | January 1, 2009
In what ways can peer support be a life saver?

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PDA Intervention Plan: Implementing Electronic Memory and Organization Aids
By: Yvonne Gillette, PhD, Roberta dePompei, PhD, Elaine Goetz, BA | November 6, 2008
Can a PDA help a person with TBI get organized?

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Expanding Your Social Network
By: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago-Brain Injury Team | November 4, 2008
After brain injury, reaching out to others can be challenging.

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Making Connections After Brain Injury: A Guide for Social Peer Mentors
By: The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Community Integration of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury | November 3, 2008
A resource for social peer mentors.

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How to Be Your Own Brain Injury Case Manager
By: Michael Paul Mason | August 1, 2008
Case management is the thankless job that gets dropped in your lap the moment the injury occurs. It amounts to hours of phone calls, research, and advocacy

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Traumatic Injury, Dramatic Results
By: Eric Ries | March 1, 2008
Physical therapists are helping civilians and veterans with TBI reclaim their lives.

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Driving Following a Brain Injury
By: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago-Brain Injury Team | January 1, 2008
When is it safe to drive after a TBI?

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Who Are the Rehab Specialists?
By: Brain Injury Association of Arizona | January 1, 2008
This resource is a glossary that describes the different types of rehabilitation specialists.

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Head Cases: Stories of Brain Injury and Its Aftermath
By: Micheal Paul Mason | Personal Stories | January 1, 2008
An excerpt from a book that takes us into the dark side of the brain with stories that are at once true and strange.

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Medical Complications from TBI
By: The Teaching Research Institute-Eugene | BrainLine Kids | January 1, 2008
The body almost always heals faster than the brain after injury.

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Harnessing the Brain's Power to Adapt After Surgery
By: Michael E. Selzer, MD, PhD | November 6, 2007
Physical therapy can greatly influence how a person recovers function damaged by a brain injury.

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Brain Trauma, Concussion, and Coma
By: Peter M. Black, Patricio C. Gargollo, and Adam C. Lipson | January 1, 2007
Learn about the anatomy of different brain traumas.

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Community Integrated Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Treatment Models and Challenges for Civilian, Military, and Veteran Populations
By: Tina M. Trudel, PhD; F. Don Nidiffer, PhD; and Jeffrey T. Barth, PhD | January 1, 2007
An in-depth look at the issues around community-based rehab for people with TBI.

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Systematic Approach to Social Work Practice: Working with Clients with Traumatic Brain Injury
By: Margaret A. Struchen, PhD and Allison N. Clark, PhD | January 1, 2007
A guide for social workers who may not have specialized TBI training — and for others trying to find answers.

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Adaptive Equipment: An Illustrated Guide
By: Doreen L. LeFevre, OTR/L, Kimberly Heinrich, OTR/L and Shawn Shambo, OTR/L | BrainLine Kids | January 1, 2007
Find out about adaptive equipment that can help with daily tasks like washing and dressing.

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TBI Consumer Report: Person-Centered Planning
By: Mount Sinai Medical Center | January 1, 2007
Every person with TBI is different  and unique.

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Aerobic Exercise Following TBI
By: Mount Sinai School of Medicine (Research and Training Center on Community Integration of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury, Dept. of Rehabilitation | January 1, 2007
Exercise for people with TBI has enormous benefits  — both physically and mentally.

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Managing Memory and Metamemory Impairments in Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury
By: Mary Kennedy | October 17, 2006
Learn what steps to take to improve your memory after a brain injury.

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A New Kind of Patient for Speech-Language Pathologists
By: Micaela Cornis-Pop | July 1, 2006
Learn why speech-language rehab is so crucial for veterans like Sgt. Wade.

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Making Connections after TBI: A Guide for Social Peer Mentors
By: TIRR Memorial Hermann and Baylor College of Medicine | January 1, 2006
Learn how to be a peer mentor — oftentimes a lifesaver for someone with TBI.

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Why Aquatic Therapy?
By: Sandy Oeverman, CTRS | January 1, 2006
Learn how water helps break the cycle of chronic pain after TBI.

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Cognitive Rehabilitation Denial Overturned: Montana Case Sets Precedent
By: Janet McCarty | January 1, 2006
This landmark case overturned the denial for cognitive rehabilitation services for TBI.

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The Great Leap Forward: Transitioning into the Adult World
By: Ronald C. Savage | BrainLine Kids | January 1, 2005
Learn about services to support students with TBI before and after they leave public school.

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A SWOT Analysis of the Field of Virtual Reality Rehabilitation and Therapy
By: Albert Rizzo and Gerard Jounghyun Kim | January 1, 2005
It's no game. Virtual Reality technology is also a brain injury rehabilitation tool.

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Cultural Competence in Health Care
By: Andrea Moxley, Nidhi Mahendra, and Carmen Vega-Barachowitz | January 1, 2004
The rapidly changing demographics in the US are changing how people are treated for brain injury and other medical issues. Learn more.

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Analysis of Assets for Virtual Reality Applications in Neuropsychology
By: Albert A. Rizzo, Maria Schultheis, Kimberly A. Kerns, and Catherine Mateer | January 1, 2004
VR technology is not just fun and games. It also offers new ways to help people with TBI or PTSD.

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Moving On: A Personal Futures Planning Workbook for Individuals with Brain Injury
By: Beth Mount, Doug Riggs, Margaret Brown, and Mary Hibbard | January 1, 2003
A workbook to be used by people with TBI and those who want to work with them on planning for a better future.

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Management of Behavioral Problems During Acute Rehabilitation of Individuals with TBI
By: Tom Novack, PhD | January 1, 2002
Behaviorial issues can be significant challenges to rehab staff.

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Over My Head
By: Claudia Osborn | Personal Stories | January 1, 1998
Dr. Claudia Osborn never thought she would be in the ER for anything else but treating patients.


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