These special collections of books, CDs, DVDs, and tip cards have information and resources on acquired brain injury for hospitals, rehabilitation programs, agencies, schools and community programs. There are special Tool Kits on brain injury in children, teens, adults and veterans.
Brain injury and concussion tool kits are a great way to develop a resource library, have portable resource materials, and gather information on specific topics.
Combining practical strategies, educational information, and therapy activities, this Tool Kit on cognition after brain injury gives clinicians tools for treatment and rehabilitation of acquired and traumatic brain injury (TBI) in in-patient, out-patient and community settings. Contains 2 therapy manuals with activities for cognition and cognitive communication. Supply of 60 tip cards for families, patients, caregivers and staff address effects of brain injury on attention, self awareness, compensatory strategies, communication, confabulation, fatigue, irritability, journaling, memory, sensory hypersensitivities, and sleep.
This Concussion (mild brain injury) Tool Kit is specially designed for educators, school nurses, peers, and families. It is filled with tools and products to help school staff and parents identify and treat symptoms of concussion at home and in school. It includes 1 manual, 1 DVD and 50 tip cards. Ideal as an educational package for inservices and peer support in school systems with vignettes featuring students discussing the effects of their concussions on cognitive, physical, social and behavioral abilities.
Brain injury rehabilitation manuals with functional activities on behavior, cognition, cognitive communication, leisure, and activities of daily living for adolescents and adults with brain injury or other disabilities.
Four manuals for educators, therapists and parents show how to identify students with brain injuries in school, address cognitive and behavioral challenges in the classroom, and develop educational programs with supports and accommodations at home and in school. They are full of practical educational and compensatory strategies with examples on teaching students with acquired brain injury.
Concussion is a brain injury and it occurs to youths in all sports and recreational programs. The Sports Concussion Tool Kit provides athletic trainers and coaches with a comprehensive concussion program. It includes 1 poster, 2 manuals, 1 DVD and 30 tip cards on concussion in school sports. Specifically designed for middle and high schools as well as community recreation programs, it has been developed by national experts in concussion assessment and management. Because concussions can have physical, cognitive and emotional consequences that extend beyond the playing field, the Sports Concussion Tool Kit is a full educational package that covers:
designing a concussion policy in schools and communities
educating athletic staff about signs and symptoms of concussion
monitoring student athlete's recovery from a concussion
adhering to return to play guidelines after a concussion
communicating with parents about concussion symptoms and recovery
collaborating with educators on classroom supports
Buy both the Survival Kit (SKIT) and Lost and Found (LFSG) as a special Survivor Strategies Package and save 10%. Based on the advice and experience of authors who are also survivors of brain injury, this package takes a detailed and practical approach with tools and strategies to help individuals not only get through the day and week but to rebuild their lives and future.
When a loved one is wounded, many caregivers struggle to cope with the effects of a brain injury and/or PTSD on family members, especially spouses and children living at home. This special tool kit has information on the symptoms of concussion, blast injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, post-traumatic headaches, substance abuse and suicide risk. They also discuss the stresses and rewards of caregiving, give tips on communicating with children, managing behavior, controlling anger, improving sleep. Special attention is given to signs of secondary traumatic stress among family members and caregivers and the importance of recognizing symptoms of compassion fatigue. This practical set of books is a valuable resource for any family touched by the wounds of war.