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Tips onTraumatic Brain Injury in the Community for Adults and Veterans

Tips on living with traumatic brain injury in the community

:Living in the community after a traumatic brain injury can bring new challenges for adults or veterans. Physical, cognitive, behavioral and emotional changes after a brain injury from a trauma or blast explosion can make it difficult for many adults and veterans to find a job or return to work. These tip cards discuss options for college and employment.

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Providing Services for Wounded Warriors

As wounded veterans and service members return home, community agencies will be providing services for survivors of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This tip card prepares staff of community agencies to prepare for initial meetings with wounded warriors and family, gather information, identify pitfalls and barriers to services, and to be aware of cognitive issues with TBI and PTSD.

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Relaxation & Mindfulness After Brain Injury

Focusing on the positive, or losing focus on the negative – either way, you can get results! Many people with a brain injury or any disability can relate to one thing in particular – staying positive can be hard work, and progress doesn’t always come as fast as you’d like. This Tip Card offers helpful advice for relaxation techniques, how to use meditation exercises, and includes answers to frequently asked questions. Useful for survivors, families, and caregivers.

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Adults with Brain Injury: Myths and Stereotypes about Work and Life

This tip card for adults with brain injury examines common stereotypes about people with disabilities. It also addresses many myths about the abilities of persons with brain injury to work and life a full life and confronts negative attitudes about hiring and employment.
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Thinking About Work?

Returning to work or finding a first job after a brain injury can be difficult. This tip card describes psychological, social, and vocational services to help an adult or veteran with an acquired brain injury or TBI determine whether or not to seek employment.
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Back to Work? Options after a Disability

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.

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Work: Myths and Facts

Adults seeking work after a brain injury may encounter negative attitudes and barriers from employers about hiring individuals with disabilities. Getting hired and negotiating accommodations on the job can seem overwhelming. This tip card frankly sorts out myths from facts about the ability of persons with disabilities, including traumatic brain injury, to work and be productive employees.
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Going to College: When a Student has a Brain Injury

College does not provide the same entitlements and supports as special education services in public schools. This tip card helps students with traumatic brain injury learn about federal laws for students with disabilities and how to negotiate accommodations in college.
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Journaling After Brain Injury

Journaling after brain injury can help survivors cope with the changes and challenges in their lives. This tip card on journaling after brain injury helps survivors and families understand what journaling is, learn its benefits and cautions, and use guidelines and tips for writing journal entries. Read an interview with author Barbara Stahura

"Click Here" to listen to an recent interview by Barbara Stahura on how her husband's brain injury impacted them and how well he is doing in his recovery.

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Advocacy: For brain injury services

This tip card helps TBI survivors, family members and professionals understand the definition of advocate, advocacy, grassroots lobbying and lobbying. It explains the roles of the self-advocate, informal advocate, and advocate with tips on how to execute these roles using the who, what, where, when and how of advocacy.
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