TBI Basics: What you need to know about brain injury. Start here

TBI Basics

What you need to know about brain injury

Start here

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Personal Stories & Blogs

Rosemary
Learning by Accident
A blog about caregiving and TBI from Rosemary Rawlins
To be a caregiver at home for someone who is severely injured is to surrender. You surrender your time, put your ambitions on hold, and surrender many of the simple pleasures that made up your life before you were a caregiver. You also surrender your peace of mind, your good night’s sleep, and any semblance of a routine. But there are ways to make life a little easier and more enjoyable...

Expert Q&A

Janet Brown
Speech-Language Pathologist
Question:

Nine months ago, I fell and hit my head on a concrete floor. I was checked out at the ER, diagnosed with a "mild concussion" and sent home. Although my injury was “mild,” I continue to have speech problems — a slight lisp or stutter, loss of finding words, and often a delay in the flow of my speech. Some days are better than others. Where should I go from here?