Living With Brain Injury

Brain injury is any injury to the brain that results in a disruption of the normal brain function. This can be caused by an illness, a blow or jolt to the head and lack of oxygen Concussions are a type of brain injury. In the US, falls are the leading cause of brain...

How Serious Is This Injury?

The Relationship Between the Severity of the Injury and the Functional Ability of a Person with a Brain Injury Although each brain injury is unique, some generalizations may be made regarding individual characteristics. The medical definitions define the severity of...

How Are They Treated?

How Do People With Brain Injury Want to be Treated? “…unsegregated… appreciated… as a recognized person… reliable… sociable… to be accepted… to be recognized (positively)… to be respected… to be...

Biking Rules of the Road

Always wear a helmet Bicycle only in daylight Follow the rules of the road: Ride on the right side of the road with traffic Use hand signals Respect traffic signals Stop at all intersections Stop and look both ways before entering a street Be extra careful around...

Brain Injury, Sports & Recreation

Brain injury is the leading cause of sports-related death. [CDC] 65 percent of all sports-related brain injuries treated annually occurs in people ages five to 18. [CDC] Approximately 208,000 patients with sports or recreation-related brain injuries are treated in...