People with TBI who may need life-long care need someone to network and advocate for them. This is not always an easy job, and sometimes family members are not cut out for it.
James Malec, PhD, is professor and research director in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Indiana University School of Medicine and the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana. He is a professor emeritus of psychology at the Mayo Clinic.
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