Tip Cards have 8 pages with information on the symptoms, treatment, rehabilitation, and recovery of adults and veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI), blast injury, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and concussion (mild brain injury). Tips and checklists have strategies for survivors, families, caregivers, therapists, clinicians, and advocates.
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Sample packet of tip cards on brain injury in adults covers helping families, concussion, brain trauma, communication, behavior, social skills, substance abuse, sexuality, community integration, college and working.
Families and caregivers of survivors living with brain injury face the challenge of finding the balance between encouraging independence while providing needed support and supervision. This tip card has checklists for identifying the effects of an acquired brain injury on physical, social, cognitive abilities and behaviors. This information can be used to assess needs and develop services. A great tool for clinicians and therapists to use with families and caregivers.
Attention may be the most important cognitive skill but it can be affected by a brain injury or stroke. This tip card helps survivors, therapists, clinicians and families understand 5 types of attention: focused, sustained, selective, alternating, and divided. Authors give practical strategies for improving attention in rehabilitation, at home, in school, at work, or in the community.
Whether a person is returning to work or searching for that first job after a brain injury, becoming employed can be more complicated than simply finding work. This tip card has information to help adults with brain injury identify and consider possible concerns as well as needs for support and accommodations on the job. It frankly discusses the pros and cons of employment when an adult has a disability.
Families and caregivers of traumatic brain injury survivors are faced with a significant challenge when the survivor begins to exhibit difficulty controlling behavior(s). This tip card provides a listing of common behaviors, who should be enlisted to provide assistance, how to develop effective behavior plans, and the importance of cooperation between all those involved in the treatment and recovery of the person with brain injury.
Many veterans and service members exposed to blasts in Iraq or Afghanistan have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury or TBI and PTSD. This tip card helps survivors, families and caregivers understand why blasts cause so many injuries, how trauma damages the brain, and the symptoms of TBI and PTSD.