Category Archives: brain injury

COMMUNICATION DISORDERS AFTER A BRAIN INJURY

A brain injury can affect our communication abilities by impairing hearing, the muscle movements of speech, or the cognitive processes that turn our thoughts into words. Communication problems vary, depending on an individual’s personality, pre-injury abilities, and the severity of … Continue reading

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From My Perspective

A book by Gill Carruthers   shared from my friend Jackie’s web site https://brainheadinjury.wordpress.com/2016/12/31/i-just-came-across-this-book-on-the-net-so-thought-id-share/   https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N0W8GPB and https://www.amazon.com/dp/1541386388/   enjoy

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The Effects of Head Injury on Relationships

http://www.msktc.org/tbi/factsheets/relationships-after-traumatic-brain-injury http://www.brainline.org/content/2008/11/what-happens-relationships-after-brain-injury.html   https://www.google.co.nz/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=%22the%20effects%20of%20head%20injury%20on%20relationships%22 and https://www.google.co.nz/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=head+injury+relationships%22 PPS There’s an excellent resource at Headway https://www.headway.org.uk/about-brain-injury/individuals/effects-of-brain-injury/ Also see https://raycarruthersbooks.wordpress.com/2015/12/12/the-dynamics-of-our-relationship-had-entirely-changed-our-lives-turned-upside-down-and-things-would-never-be-quite-the-same-again/ and http://www.brainheadinjury.wordpress.com     Enjoy ‘the journey of life’ and happy “relationships/relationshipping” Be and stay happy

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Remember The 13 Common things that people face difficulties having brain injury

  After a brain injury, many people have difficulties with speaking, listening or being aware of other people’s non-verbal communication. These difficulties can include problems with talking and writing; or with understanding what they are reading, or what someone is … Continue reading

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Darkness Tunnel: Fatigue After Brain Injury: BrainLine Talks With Dr. Nathan Zasler

Fatigue After Brain Injury: BrainLine Talks With Dr. Nathan Zasler and  Darkness Tunnel: A journey from darkness into the light https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2012/12/21/fatigue-after-brain-injury-brainline-talks-with-dr-nathan-zasler/darkness-tunnel/ “Fatigue is the single-most effect that has shaped my life.” “We share what we know, so that we all may grow.” … Continue reading

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Head/Brain Injury and Dysphasia (or Aphasia)

  https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2015/08/21/head-brain-inhjury-and-dysphasia/ and http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com “When a brain has been damaged, new neural pathways can be formed, learnt, strengthened and developed over time …with habit-forming, focus and practice.” – me “With focus, dedication, persistence and especially patience, support and love, a brain, … Continue reading

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Every head (brain) injury is different!

“Every head injury is different and every person will be affected differently… so we all have to develop our own coping strategies.” – me from http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com and http://www.livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com   “Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s … Continue reading

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Living with Head Injury

http://www.livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com “You live the experience, daily… and that’s why you can write (so much) about it” – m (a medical professional) from http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com   “Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do…best!” “I refuse … Continue reading

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My other blogs in this field

http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com   https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/ and https://braininjurydiscussion.wordpress.com/ (to comment)     “Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach … Continue reading

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A Second Chance to Live

http://secondchancetolive.org/ The web site of a “cyberpal” in “the States” My (other Craig’s) Journey thus Far: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5,Part 6 and Part 7 and http://secondchancetolive.org/2015/03/06/second-chance-to-live-my-journey-thus-far-part-8-a-new-beginning/     Also see from http://www.inspiringvideo.wordpress.com PPS “Together, … Continue reading

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