Concussion is the most common type of brain injury but there is nothing "mild" about it.†A concussion can cause physical, cognitive and emotional changes that affect concentration, sleep, coordination, attention, memory and other areas.†These books on mild brain injury and concussion provide information on the symptoms and treatment of mild brain injury and post concussion syndrome.†
Edited by Barbara Stahura and Marilyn Lash-Cluett, this extraordinary collection of articles and written perspectives taken from the Brain Injury Journey Magazines, Issues 1-8, have been compliled into a 2-volume book set. The featured articles are for everyone in the Brain Injury Community -- families, survivors, caregivers, educators, coaches, therapist, and clinicians. They are short-taking only a few minutes to read, concise, informative, and easy to understand. This makes the 2-Volume Book Set ideal for waiting areas in private offices, libraries at universities, hospital waiting areas, and resource libraries at rehabilitation programs. They will serve as valuable resource to use at home and Senior Centers. The articles address all aspects of brain injury and tips have been added as checklists on how to develop coping strategies. You will SAVE when you order this unique 2-volume set.
Make sure to combine the Book Set with selections from Lash & Associates Publishing Collection of Tip Cards. You will enhance the knowledge and information the individual reading an article.
Bonnie Nish has compiled a collection of personal experiences of recovery by survivors of mild traumatic brain injury. Imagine being a single mom about to take your children on a family vacation. Suddenly, the van door swings shut and hits you in the head. You think, "Wow!! That hurt, but it's nothing an ice pack canít solve." A few months after this happened to Meg Stainsby, she was sitting at her familyís Thanksgiving dinner table when she suddenly recalled signing papers to sell the home she shared with her two daughters and dog in order to move into a small two-bedroom condominium.
Concussion and Mild Brain Injury: Not Just Another Headline gives clear insight into how the lives of those suffering from concussion and mild brain injury (MBI) are impacted. The individual stories of injury, recovery and discovery document the effect of the survivor's MBI on immediate and extended family members, and social and work communities.
These first-hand accounts of survivors of MBI in many facets of the community will bring tears, laughter and increased understanding, restoring hope that the ongoing challenges faced by the survivors in all walks of life can and will improve. Each story shows that MBI touches the lives of individuals from all strata of society, from the media famous to the relatively unknown.
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Designed as an information and reference book for veterans, caregivers and families, this special collection of articles has practical tips and strategies that address issues commonly experienced by injured veterans with PTSD, concussion or TBI. Sections include articles on brain trauma, concussion or mild brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, intimacy and sex, caregiving, emotions, behavior, cognition, memory, school and work.
Recovery from her physical wounds was all that seemed to matter back in 1977 when Saraís legs were badly broken in car crash that upended her college graduation and shiny new career plans.
Imagine living your life with an undiagnosed brain injury. No one told Sara Lewis about the ďsevere concussionĒ noted by a doctor at the hospital. So she lived for nearly 3 decades with a brain injury she didnít know she had. During those years, frustration over thinking problems grew. Wrong turns, misunderstandings, and defeats at work and at home led to emotional and behavioral meltdowns that are the hallmark of so many brain injuries. Public awareness was growing, but not fast enough to save Sara from ruining her career, losing friends, and becoming more and more isolated.
Even after her traumatic brain injury was diagnosed, it took another decade and another trip to graduate school to become a speech-language pathologist for her to understand its impact on her life. Acknowledging and adapting to her brain injury has finally freed her to live her life fully as a survivor of a brain injury.
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This thoughtful, sensitive, and engaging pocket guide gives athletes, veterans and individuals hope and encouragement as they navigate the challenges of living with a brain injury or concussion. Designed as a pocket guide for quick reading and reference, it will give you far more than a pocketful of readings and reminders of whatís important for your recovery. LeBlanc best describes her writing as "wisdom nuggets or little soul energy packets wrapped as words."
Tell Me This will lift you up when you are feeling down. It will restore your belief in yourself. It will help others understand your triumphs and your disappointments.