A student with a traumatic brain injury or TBI may have limited awareness of cognitive, social and behavioral difficulties. This can be challenging for educators as the student may resist supports and accommodations. This manual explains how brain trauma can affect self awareness and shows educators how to use awareness activities to help students with brain injuries in middle and high schools.
Developing and implementing compensatory strategies for students with TBI or traumatic brain injury are complicated by multiple teachers and classroom changes in middle and high schools. This manual shows educators how to select a compensatory system, teach students how to use it, and monitor its effectiveness with adolescent students with a consistent plan for all teachers and classes.
Families become the real “case managers” for services in the community over time, whether is it a son, daughter, parent, sibling, or spouse who has a brain injury. This workbook teaches families how to communicate effectively, set goals and plan for the future, locate and coordinate services, make referrals that get results, advocate for services and funding, and evaluate what’s important.
Every family can use information in this workbook to cut through barriers, find resources, locate services, pull together care plans and build a future.
A brain injury can have many physical, cognitive and behavioral consequences for students. This manual gives educators and parents a foundation for understanding the educational needs and behavioral challenges of children with traumatic brain injuries with in-depth discussions of how to help students think and learn and how to help students with behavioral challenges.
Students with Brain Injury is also available as an eBook click here .
Behaviors in students with brain injuries are often the most frustrating, confusing and problematic issue for educators and parents at home and in school. This manual explains how brain trauma can affect behavior in a student. It provides a systematic step by step approach to using applied behavior analysis to address challenging behaviors in students with brain injuries. The manual comes with a CD with all worksheets and forms.
Cognitive communication - or how the student with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) thinks and learns – can challenge educators unfamiliar with TBI. This manual explains the dynamics of cognitive processes and classroom behaviors. Developmental challenges are explored with the increased language demands of English and Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics, and Science.Larning and Cognitive Communication Challenges is also available as an eBook click here.
Written by Martin J. McMorrow this brain injury behavior rehabilitation manual is for families, rehabilitation programs and community programs for adults with behavioral, emotional and cognitive disorders. Using the 5-component PEARL interactional model provides the foundation for everything else we do in the name of helping others. The PEARL is now being used to guide interactions in rehabilitation programs, community-based support settings, and family homes across the country. This no-nonense approach sets the bar with respect to identifying desired interactional skills, creating clear expectations around their use, and evaluating whether or not caregivers are practicing what they preach.
Helping Exchange is also available as an eBook click here.
Story book helps children understand their emotions and reactions when a parent has a brain injury. Using language for young children, it describes coma, rehabilitation, coming home, and therapy from a child's perspective. It is highly recommended for families of injured veterans and service members.