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Brain Injury, A Family Guide (Spanish)
43-page booklet briefly describes the nature, consequences, and phases of recovery from a brain injury. Suitable for moderate to severe injuries in early weeks post injury or when patient remains in coma-like state for extended period of time.
Cognitive Therapy Exercises
Activities and exercises for Home-Based Cognitive Stimulation are provided here by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Traumatic Brain Injury Model System.
Creating a Personal Career Plan 41-page booklet about career development and an employment guide for individuals with traumatic brain injury.
Making Life Work After Brain Injury - A Family Guide for Life at Home 46-page manual designed to help make the transition from the rehabilitation facility to home, and to assist family members in managing cognitive and behavioral changes that often occur with TBI. Videos feature three families with severely injured members who discuss how they’ve used structure, repetition and consistency to help the recovery process continue. Excellent for group discussion as well as individual family interaction and planning.
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury - A Mind Numbing Experience 12-page booklet gives an overview of the experience of minor brain injury and answers to commonly asked questions. Appropriate when there is loss of consciousness of 30 minutes or less and problems that remain unresolved after 3–6 weeks.
Photovoice This project on brainline.org provides an opportunity for support group members to reflect on living with brain injury, their progress in dealing with this major life change and moving on; use their brain in new ways and employ a variety of cognitive skills; raise awareness about brain injury; and help health providers understand ways to support healing from brain injury.
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Vocational Readiness Manual for Families 47-page booklet contains a home program for persons with traumatic brain injury.