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NEW! Surviving To Thriving: Each month in our E-Newsletter, Brain Matters, we are sharing the success story of one TBI survivor who touched us with their courage and determination while working with Brain Injury Association of Florida to find their way forward.

Resource Directory  Find resources and information in Florida, and nationwide

Find a Support Group  Our list of Florida support groups for individuals with TBI and caregivers is updated regularly

Click here for our list of upcoming and ongoing Webinars, Seminars, Conference, Workshops & Events.

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.

Life-Changing Apps for People with Brain Injury - Android

Life-Changing Apps for People with Brain Injury - IPhone/IPad

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.
See the presentation.

Lost and Found: What Brain Injury Survivors Want You To Know:  Excerpted from Lost & Found: A Survivor's Guide for Reconstructing Life After a Brain Injury by Barbara J. Webster. © 20ll by Lash & Associates Publishing/Training Inc. Created with the assistance of the "Amazing" Brain Injury Survivor Support Group of Framingham, MA. Click here for more information about the book.

To order the materials below call 800-992-34452 or use the BIAF Catalog/Order Form:

Vocational Readiness Manual for Families  47-page booklet contains a home program for persons with traumatic brain injury.

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