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Brain Injury Resources

 

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A brain injury can result in a dramatic change in the lives both of patients and their families. The more information you have the better your ability to cope with and understand a brain injury. Below are some recommended resources that you may find helpful.

Apps

27 Life-Changing iPhone and iPad Apps for People with Brain Injury

Associations

Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut
http://biact.homestead.com

Brain Injury Association of America
http://www.biausa.org

Brain Injury Network
http://www.braininjurynetwork.org/

Brain Injury Resource Center
http://www.headinjury.com

Brain Injury Society
http://www.bisociety.org

Brain Line
http://www.brainline.org

National Resource Center for TBI
http://www.tbinrc.com/

North American Brain Injury Society
http://www.nabis.org

Books

Being with Rachel: A personal Story of memory and Survival. Karen Brennan. W.W. Norton & Company, 2002.

Brain Injury: A Family Tragedy. Patt Abrahamson. HDI Publishers, 1997.

Confronting Traumatic Brain injury: Devastation, Hope, and Healing. William J. Winslade. Yale University Press, 1999.

Conquering the Darkness: One Woman’s Story of Recovering from a Brain Injury. Deborah Quinn. Paragon House, 1998.

Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Diane Roberts Stoler. Avery Publishing Group, 1998.

Cracked: Recovering After Traumatic Brain Injury. Lynsey Calderwood. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2003.

Cracking Up: Nice Day for a Brain Hemorrhage. Peter Swet. Hazelden, 1998.

God Isn’t Finished With Me Yet. Kathy Hughes. Hardbound Press, 1999.

Head Injuries: The Silent Epidemic. Janelle Breese-Biagioni. NC Press Limited, 1995.

Head Injury: The Facts: A Guide for Families and Care-givers. Dorothy Gronwall. 2d edition. Oxford University press, 1998.

I am the Central Park Jogger: A Story of Hope and Possibility. Trisha Meili. Scribner, 2003.

I’ll Carry the Fork!: Recoving Life After Brain Injury. Kara L. Swanson. Rising Star Press, 1999.

In Search of Wings: A Journey Back from Traumatic Brain Injury. Beverly Bryant. Wings, 1992.

Journey Through Brain Trauma: A Mother’s Story of Her daughter’s Recovery. Louise Ray Morningstar. Taylor Publishing Company, 1997.

Listening in the Silence, Seeing in the Dark: Reconstructing Life after Brain Injury. Ruthann Knechel Johansen. University of California Press, 2002.

Living with Brain Injury: A Guide for Families. Richard C. Senelick. HealthSouth, 1998.

Living with Brain Injury: A Guide for Families and Caregivers. Sonia Acorn and Penny Offer. University of Toronto press, 1998.

The Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Workbook: Your Program for Regaining Cognitive Function & Overcoming Emotional Pain. Douglas J. Mason. New Harbinger Publications, 2004.

Over My Head: A Doctor’s Account of Head Injury from the Inside Looking Out. Claudia Osboen. Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1998.

Smile and Jump High: The True Story of Overcoming a Traumatic Brain Injury. Donald J. Lloyd and Shannon L. Kehoe. StarLight Press, 2001.

Someone Stole Yesterday. Helene Wright. Providence House Publishers, 2000.

Where is the Mango Princess? Cathy Crimmins. Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.

Magazines

New Mobility
Published monthly by No Limits Communications, Inc., (888) 850-344

Brain Injury Journey Magazine
Free online subscription: http://www.lapublishing.com/blog/brain-injury-journey-magazine/

The Challenge!
Offered through the Brain Injury Association of America: http://www.biausa.org/brain-injury-publications.htm




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