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Helping Families of Adults and Veterans with Brain Injury

Helping Families of Adults and Veterans with Brain Injury

Tip cards for families about living with brain injury

Information on brain injury helps families understand their reactions and cope with their emotions after a spouse, parent, son or daughter is injured. Tip cards have information for families on coping during early stages of recovery, hospitalization, rehabilitation and treatment.

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Cognition and Behavior Tool Kit

BEHAVIOR FUNCTIONAL REHABILITATION ACTIVITY MANUAL -- Brain injury rehabilitation manual with functional activities for adolescents and adults on social skills, interpreting cues, assertiveness, communication, anger management, and vocational interests. Click Here for Additional Information.

FAMILY REHABILITATION ACTIVITY MANUAL -- A brain injury rehabilitation manual containing functional activities specifically designed for families for use at home and in community. With shortening stays in rehabilitation programs, individuals with brain injuries are returning home sooner after their injuries. This means that many families become responsible for caregiving, supervision and/or emotional support at home and in the community. Click Here for Additional Information

COGNITION FUNCTIONAL REHABILITATION ACTIVITY MANUAL -- Brain injury rehabilitation manual with functional activities on cognition for brain injury programs and persons with disabilities. Activities on memory, attention, orientation, awareness, problem solving, communication, money management, and community safety are designed for easy instruction and implementation. Not only for persons with brain injury, this manual can be used for persons with a wide range of developmental or neurological impairments. Click Here for Additional Information

COGNITIVE COMMUNICATION: FUNCTIONAL ACTIVITIES MANUAL -- Cognitive communication rehabilitation activity manual is for adults with acquired brain injuries (ABI), such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumor or dementia. It can be used by individuals who are in high school, who have returned from the military or who have developed cognitive based language challenges from any type of brain trauma. It is also helpful for persons with age related memory loss and mild cognitive impairments. Click Here for Additional Information

70 TIP CARDS Supply of 5 tip cards each on 14 topics filled with strategies for attention, behavior, self-awareness, cognition, executive function, fatigue and overload, journaling, memory, memory strategies, communication, confabulation, irritability and anger, sensory hypersensitivities, and sleep. Great for patient and staff education.

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Compassion Fatigue

The stress of being a caregiver for a spouse, child, parent or sibling with a traumatic or acquired brain injury can lead to compassion fatigue which is also known as secondary traumatic stress. It can result in physical, emotional and spiritual exhaustion. This tip card helps family caregivers understand the meaning of compassion fatigue and learn how to create a wellness plan to protect a caregiver's physical and mental health.

Item: CMFT
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Life after Brain Injury: A guide for families

The emotional trauma that accompanies the physical and medical trauma of a brain injury can affect every member of the family. This tip card describes common feelings and reactions of families during the early stages of the survivor’s hospital care, rehabilitation, and return home.
Item: LIFE
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Life Changes: When a spouse or partner has a brain injury

Information and tips to help family spouses cope with feelings of loss and adjust to changes in roles when a husband or wife has a traumatic brain injury or blast injury. Explains importance of self-care and setting up a support system to cope with and relieve stress in families after TBI.

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Couples: Hope and intimacy after brain injury

The relationship between spouses, husband and wife, or partners changes when one member of the couple has a brain injury. This tip card helps families, caregivers and counselors understand how a brain injury changes a relationship. It corrects common myths about marriage, separation and divorce after brain injury and gives practical tips for partners.

Read an interview with Taryn Marie Stejskal.

Item: COUP
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Intimacy, Sexuality and Sex After Brain Injury

Intimacy, sexuality and sex change after a brain injury. This tip card helps survivors of brain injury, families, couples, caregivers and counselors talk about intimacy, sexuality and sex and learn what is “normal” and communicate more openly. It provides practical tips about sex, sexuality and intimacy after a brain injury.
 

Read an interview with  Taryn Marie Stejskal.

Item: ISSX
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Helping Sons and Daughters: When a parent has a brain injury

Children often feel lost and abandoned while family members spend long days and nights at the hospital. A parent’s absence from home changes the child’s world. This tip card helps family members recognize the needs and emotions of children when a parent has a brain injury. It gives tips on how to communicate with children of all ages and what to expect when mom or dad comes home.

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Talking with Families after Brain Injury

Talking with families about the emotional and physical trauma of brain injury can be stressful for health care providers and caregivers. This tip card gives strategies for responding to questions, comments, or dissatisfaction of families while recognizing the special concerns and stresses of families when a member has a head injury.
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