This booklet is designed to be used by a teenager who has sustained a head injury. It provides a portfolio of information, from names and numbers of people who help, to checklists of areas of need.
Written by a team of medical specialists, therapists, educators, and an attorney, the book covers: what is traumatic brain injury?; medical concerns; rehabilitation and treatments; coping and adjustment; effects on learning and thinking, speech and language, and behavior; educational needs; and legal issues. Throughout the book, a case study of a boy who was injured… More Children With Traumatic Brain Injury: A Parent’s Guide
Changes in memory and organizational skills after a brain injury make it difficult for this student to function in the complex environment of middle, junior high or high school because of frequent changes in teachers, classes, schedules and activities. This manual helps parents and educators select a compensatory system, teach students how to use it and monitor… More Compensatory Systems For Students With Brain Injuries
After a tree limb falls on young Elvin the elephant’s head, he has difficulty remembering how to count, is bothered by noise, and feels frustrated and sad. He sees a neuropsychologist and comes to understand his injury and to realize he is still special.
The book covers family adjustment to head injury, as well as tips for partnering in the rehabilitation process. Issues such as counseling, alcohol abuse, loss and grief, and hope and optimism are addressed. Many statements from families and survivors.
This series educates young readers about a variety of special needs their peers live with every day. The human brain is a fragile organ, and as a result, brain damage is all too common. Tumors, strokes, accidents, gunshots, and impacts to the skull can all cause brain injury. These injuries can be minor–or they might… More Living with a Special Need: Brain Injury
This book provides an overview of the impact of a brain injury, defines the degrees of injury and discusses rehabilitation ( including tips on choosing a rehab program.) Also answers questions commonly asked by families.
Bart Goldstein was only sixteen when he suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a car accident in 2001. No Stone Unturned is the saga of Bart’s struggle to regain his life. Told from his father’s point of view, the book chronicles the family’s ordeal, and flashbacks fill in Bart’s life since he arrived from… More No Stone Unturned: A Father’s Memoir
This manual gives a basic overview of the consequences that traumatic brain injuries can have on a student’s learning and behavior. It sorts out myths from facts, explains common changes at home and in school, and gives strategies for use at home and in the classroom. There are detailed worksheets to transfer information as the… More Signs & Strategies For Educating Students With Brain Injuries
By the time Jamie Coyle was twelve, she was well on her way to living her dream. She was doing what she always loved; skating and playing ice hockey. Then, on August 9, 2008 she suffered a stroke during a hockey game. No one suspected that such a thing could happen to a twelve-year old,… More The Luckiest Girl in the World: My Story of Struggle and Hope in Overcoming Pediatric Stroke
An inspiring, interactive book and workbook to help brain injury survivors and caregivers navigate grief and loss, find their strengths and move forward with a changed life. As a brain injury survivor herself, author Carole Starr knows the depth of grief and loss of self that accompany brain injury, the challenge of coping with symptoms… More To Root & To Rise: Accepting Brain Injury
Glenn Doman pioneer in the treatment of the brain-injured children and founder of The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential brings hope to thousands of children who have been sentenced to a life of institutional confinement. In What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child, Doman recounts the story of The Institutes tireless effort to… More What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child