Helping a patient with cognitive and language difficulties after a TBI does not have to involve bells and whistles. Strategies like hanging a white board on the back of the patient's front door to remind him what he needs for that day can make a significant difference in the functionality of that person's life.
Produced by Victoria Tilney McDonough, Brian King, and Jared Schaubert, BrainLine.
Inbal Eshel, MA, CCC-SLP is the lead traumatic brain injury speech-language pathologist at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. She provides diagnostic and therapeutic interventions aimed at minimizing cognitive and language deficits and maximizing quality of life.