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10 Self Advocacy Tips

This document provides 10 tips PWBI can use to advocate for themselves in everyday life situations.

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10 Things You Should Know About Behavior & Brain Injury

This article explores the unique issues around brain injury and behavior.

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5 Dimensions of TBI-Related Irritability

The five dimensions of TBI-related irritability: affective, behavioral, cognitive/perceptual, relational, and …

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A Fact Sheet for Teachers, Counselors, and School Professionals

The potential for a concussion is greatest during activities where collisions can occur, such as …

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A Survival Guide to Medication Management

One of the most time-consuming and stressful tasks as a caregiver is managing multiple medications and supplements.

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Anger and Depression

Common changes in emotion after a TBI are anger and …

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Anger – Signs & Coping Strategies

The most common signs, triggers, and coping strategies for …

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At-Home Activities to Improve Cognition

Ideas, activities, and strategies for improving cognition, including memory, problem-solving, orientation, organization, and reasoning. …

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Attention and Concentration Problems

People who have sustained a brain injury may not immediately recognize that their ability to …

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Attention Challenges Following TBI: Overview and Treatment Strategies

The nature and frequency of attention lapses following a TBI can regularly disrupt daily activities …

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CDC Heads Up Rocket Blades: The Brain Safety Game

Rocket Blades is a mobile game app developed by the Centers for Disease Control and …

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Cognitive Problems After a Brain Injury

After a TBI it is common for people to have problems with attention, concentration, speech …

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Cognitive Symptoms of Vestibular Disorders

Vestibular disorders can affect your ability to think, specifically to pay attention and concentrate, to …

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Common Vision Problems & Symptoms Following a Concussion

Following a concussion, there is often an interruption in communication between the eyes and the …

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Communication Disorders After a Brain Injury

A brain injury can affect a person’s ability to communicate by impairing their hearing, speech …

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Communication Tips for Caregivers

Tips for improving communication between family caregivers and healthcare professionals.

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Compassion Fatigue for Caregivers

Are you drained, tapped out, have little energy to give others? We have all been there.

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Concussion Basics

Concussions are often described as “mild,” but their affects can still be serious and impact …

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Concussion Do’s and Don’ts: The First Few Days of Recovery

Concussion recovery is a complex process and can be influenced by individual actions. Knowing what …

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Concussion Information for Patients and Families

This Concussion Booklet was created to give you the information you need to know to …

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Concussion Recognition and Response for Those with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

Recognizing concussions in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities requires a different approach. Current concussion …

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Facts about Concussion and Brain Injury

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by a bump, blow, …

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Getting Your Life Organized

Strategies for when you feel like you can’t get organized and keep track of your …

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Guideline for Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Persistent Symptoms

This guideline can be used by patients when speaking with healthcare providers about their care. …

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Home Fit Guide

Smart ways to make a home comfortable, safe and a great fit for older adults — and people of all ages.

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How Can I Help My Child Recover after a Concussion?

Most children with a concussion, a type of traumatic brain injury, feel better within a …

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How to Hire a Caregiver

Finding the right home care worker for your loved one is an important step.

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Impaired Self-Awareness and Brain Injury

Lack of self-awareness is a common outcome for people who sustain brain injuries with frontal …

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Impulsive Behavior

Injury to the frontal lobes after a TBI can affect the area of the brain …

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Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

Ways to improve or maintain ability to complete important ADLs. …

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Managing Anger & Irritability After TBI – The power of PAUSE

Anger and irritability are common side effects of a brain injury. Here are some strategies …

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Memory and Moderate to Severe Brain Injury

This fact sheet explains memory problems that may affect people with moderate to severe traumatic …

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Memory Problems and Tips

Short-term memory loss is very common after a brain injury – thankfully there are plenty …

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Post-Concussion Symptom Checklist

This checklist can be used to understand the extent of an individual’s post concussion symptoms. …

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Post-Concussion Syndrome

Post-concussion syndrome is a complex disorder in which various symptoms — such as headaches and …

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Problems with Perception of Time after a Brain Injury

After a traumatic brain injury (TBI), patients can experience a variety of problems, such as …

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REAP The Benefits of Good Concussion Management

The REAP Project which stands for Reduce – Educate – Accommodate – Pace is a …

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Supporting Independence

Practical Tips for Caregivers to Help Build Independence

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Taking Care of Your Child After Their Head’s Been Hurt

There are many ways our child’s head can get hurt. Knowing the signs, symptoms, and …

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Taking Care of Yourself After Your Head’s Been Hurt

A fall, a car accident, or any sort of blow or jolt to the head …

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Thinking and Behavior Management Strategies for Caregivers and Professionals

After a person has experienced brain injury, he or she may feel a loss of …

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Ways to Improve Your Memory – Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)

Coping skills and strategies to help improve memory following concussion. …

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