Tag Archives: traumatic brain injury

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

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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

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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

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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

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for July 2020

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My cousin has a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and our family wants to help them live as independently as … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for January 2020

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Our child received a concussion while playing their favorite sport. We want to know how to best support them … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for August 2019

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 Veteran with a disability. What information and resources are available for me? This edition of Answered … Continue reading

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Brain Injury Awareness Month: Looking at TBI from Different Angles

#ChangeYourMind about brain injury with resources to fit different learning types: visual learner, data head, research nerd, or video junkie! Continue reading

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The Model Systems Databases – A Wealth of Data at Your Fingertips

What are the leading causes of spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and burn injury? How can a person’s age when they were injured impact their recovery? How many people with these injuries return to work? These are the kinds … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for August 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Does chronic pain affect a person’s mental health and are there strategies to help deal with both? This edition … Continue reading

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