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Brain Injury and Family Issues

Brain injury raises new family issues as life changes

These books on brain injury and family issues offer information and support†for a parent, spouse, grandparent, sibling, son or daughter. A brain injury†affects all members of the family. There are books with information for coping with the immediate and long-term effects of a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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My Parent Has a Brain Injury

A parent's brain injury can change a child's world. This book helps sons and daughters understand the physical, cognitive and emotional changes in a parent after an acquired brain injury due to trauma, stroke, tumor, disease or anoxia. It gives information about the brain that is clear and easily understood among elementary, middle and high school age children. Most importantly, it helps sons and daughters understand how and why their relationship with their injured parent has changed. Filled with quotes and exercises, children share their personal feelings about living with a parent who has a brain injury and what life is like at home. This honest and insightful book with colorful graphics is an essential tool to help children cope.
Item: MPBI
Price: $20.00
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Pocket Tips for Caregivers

A pocket guide for caregivers gives suggestions and strategies for coping with the stress, responsibilities and demands of caregiving. Section I covers Taking Care of the Caregiver and Section II has tips for helping with cognitive, emotional and behavioral changes. Wives and other women caring for wounded service members and veterans will find this especially helpful.

Item: PTCA
Price: $5.00
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SUSTAINING POWERS: Rising Above Grief & Loss

This book is for anyone that has ever lost a loved one through traumatic brain injury. It is for any parent who has ever sat up at night worrying about a child serving in the military overseas. It is for those with a parent or grandparent suffering from Alzheimerís disease, unable to fix or heal them. It is for those who can only watch and wait as their loved one slowly deteriorates and fades away. Cathy Powers writes to reveal her crisis of faith as her sonís survival was in question.

During her journey, Cathy documented her daily life and her sonís progress through a social media platform. While her story and continued faith in God, throughout even the hardest of times, was an inspiration to many, Cathy kept her true fears and struggles hidden. In this book, she opens up to what life was really like for a mother who is forced to live through her worst nightmare: the loss of her son.

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Item: SPRG
Price: $22.00
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SUSTAINING POWERS: Rising Above Grief & Loss-ebook

This book is for anyone that has ever lost a loved one through traumatic brain injury. It is for any parent who has ever sat up at night worrying about a child serving in the military overseas. It is for those with a parent or grandparent suffering from Alzheimerís disease, unable to fix or heal them. It is for those who can only watch and wait as their loved one slowly deteriorates and fades away. Cathy Powers writes to reveal her crisis of faith as her sonís survival was in question.

During her journey, Cathy documented her daily life and her sonís progress through a social media platform. While her story and continued faith in God, throughout even the hardest of times, was an inspiration to many, Cathy kept her true fears and struggles hidden. In this book, she opens up to what life was really like for a mother who is forced to live through her worst nightmare: the loss of her son.

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Item: SPRG-ebook
Price: $11.00

Tell Me This: Encouragement and Hope after Brain Injury

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.

Item: TMTH
Price: $7.00
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The Mindfulness-Based Emotional Balance Workbook (An Eight-Week Program for Improved Emotion Regulation and Resilience)

Experiencing emotions is a part of the richness of life. But sometimes emotions can get in the way of our health and happiness. Suppressing strong feelings like fear, anger, and resentment isnít the answeróin fact, doing so can lead to a host of physical problems, from a weakened immune system to heart disease. On the other hand, overreacting in the heat of the moment can be detrimental to relationships. So, how can you ride even the strongest waves of emotion without causing harm to yourself or others?

Item: MBEBW
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The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens

Todayís teens are totally stressed. Based on the self-help classic, The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, this evidence-based guide will help you develop a game plan for reducing stress so you can focus on reaching your goals.

Are you feeling stressed out? You arenít alone. Between school, tests, friendships, dating, the latest drama on social media, college applications, and a bunch of confusing physical changes, itís no wonder that stress is a major mental health issue for many of todayís teens. The good news is that there are simple ways you can reduce your stress and reach your goals. This workbook will show you how.

Item: RSRWT
Price: $17.00
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Brain Injury Coping Skills: A support and education program for adults with brain injury and their caregivers

Brain Injury Coping Skills was developed to advance evidence-based practice to help families and survivors cope with the effects of brain injury. This intervention includes supportive psychotherapy, psychoeducation, stress management and problem-solving skills through the use of cognitive behavioral therapy approaches. This unique approach to helping adults with brain injury and their caregivers in the community uses a 16 week cognitive behavioral treatment intervention. The manual documents content for 20 sessions with detailed instructions for facilitators, session activities, homework assignments, and a CD with handouts and worksheets. Winner of 2009 McDowell Award by American Society for Neurorehabilitation

Item: BICS
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Get Well Soon...Balloon!

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.

Item: BALL
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Brain Injury It is a Journey

This brain injury book for families explains consequences of traumatic brain injury and gives strategies for coping with changes in the survivor's physical abilities as well as cognitive and behavioral changes. It helps families understand various types of brain injury, the rehabilitation process, and helps prepare them for future issues. This manual is a great tool to educate and support families as they learn about and live with the consequences of acquired brain injury.

Item: BIFJ
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