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Tag Archives: TBI
Answered Questions for March 2023: Where Can I Learn More about Taking Care of My Reproductive Health as a Person with a Disability?
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a young adult with disabilities and my partner and I would like to have children one day. … Continue reading
Posted in Answer Queue, Respuestas a las Preguntas, Spanish Tagged access to services, burn injuries, contraception, COVID-19, developmental disabilities, family planning, family planning services, health literacy, intellectual disabilities, Intimacy, menstrual changes after SCI, mental health, NIDILRR, pregnancy and disability, reproductive health, SCI, sex, sexuality, Spanish, TBI Leave a comment
You Can Help Understand TBI: Join the Late Effects of TBI Project
If you have ever sustained a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) or experienced repetitive head impacts or exposures, you may be eligible to participate in a ground-breaking research study. The Brain Injury Research Center (BIRC) at Mount Sinai … Continue reading
Answered Questions for February 2022: Intimacy and People with Disabilities
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I am a parent of a young adult with a disability, and I want to ensure that they are … Continue reading
Posted in Answer Queue, Publications, Respuestas a las Preguntas Tagged ASD, autism spectrum disorder, burn injuries, companionship, couples therapy program, Disabilities, disability, Diversity, family, friendships, intellectual and developmental disabilities, interventions, Intimacy, marriage, marriage stability, mental health, mobility disabilities, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Projects, NIDILRR Research, people with disabilities, privacy, relationships, SCI, sexuality, SkillTalk, Spanish, Spanish-language, spinal cord injuries, TBI, toolkits, traumatic brain injuries, young adults Leave a comment
Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on Resources for the Latinx Disability Community for September 2021
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a service provider that works with the Latinx disability community. What information, resources, research are available in … Continue reading
Posted in Respuestas a las Preguntas, Spanish Tagged ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, assistive technology, children with disabilities, civil rights, developmental disabilities, disability, education, employment, Hispanic, Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanics with disabilities, immigrants with disabilities, inclusion, independent living, Latinx, Latinx parents with disabilities, Latinx with Disabilities, NIDILRR, occupational therapy, parents with disabilities, Spanish-speakers with disabilities, stigma, TBI, transition, youth with disabilities Leave a comment
Resources for People with Traumatic Brain Injury, Their Families, and Service Providers from the NIDILRR Community
This blog post describes a traumatic brain injury and discusses resources from the NIDILRR Community. Continue reading
Posted in Project Tagged guides, infocomics, infosheets, mental health, MSKTC, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Projects, NIDILRR Research, NIDILRR Resources, slideshows, TBI, TBI Model Systems, TBIMS, traumatic brain injury, vídeos Leave a comment
Traumatic Brain Injury: What is it and what research and resources are available?
According to the Mayo Clinic, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) “results from a violent blow or jolt to the head or body”. A TBI can also be caused by “an object that goes through brain tissue, such as a bullet … Continue reading
Posted in Answer Queue Tagged concussion, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Research, TBI, traumatic brain injury 3 Comments
Invisible or Hidden Disabilities: What are they?
According to the Invisible Disabilities Association, invisible disabilities are physical, mental, or neurological conditions that are not visible from the outside, “yet can limit or challenge a person’s movements, senses, or activities.” These disabilities include symptoms or limitations that may … Continue reading
Lescer Foundation: Supporting People with Traumatic Brain Injury, Their Families, and the Professionals who Support Them
The Lescer Foundation (in Spanish) supports the traumatic brain injury (TBI) community in Spain, improving the quality of life through comprehensive care, specialized rehabilitation, and covering their basic and social needs from the beginning rehabilitation until their re-entry into the … Continue reading
Posted in Organization, Spanish Tagged comprehensive care, families, Fundación Lescer, leisure, recreation, rehabilitation, service providers, Spain, TBI, traumatic brain injury Leave a comment
New Research May Help People with TBI Show They Are #MoreThanMyBrainInjury
For Brain Injury Awareness Month, we highlight four new projects whose research aims to show people with TBI they are #MoreThanMyBrainInjury Continue reading
Mental Health Impacts Us All
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mental health is “an important part of overall health and well-being” and “includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being.” Mental health affects how people think, feel, and act, it helps … Continue reading
Posted in Answer Queue Tagged burn injuries, community participation, Disabilities, disability, education, employment, inclusion, mental health, model systems, MSKTC, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Projects, NIDILRR Research, people with disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, research, Resources, SCI, spinal cord injury, TBI, traumatic brain injury, TU Collaborative Leave a comment