Category Archives: traumatic 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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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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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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Head/Brain Injury Discussion Page

  https://braininjurydiscussion.wordpress.com/ This is YOUR page for discussion, comments, etc. We’ll see where it goes! enjoy “Do not go where the path may lead, go where there is no path and leave a trail” – Ralph Waldo Emerson from http://www.craiglockbooks.comContinue reading

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Some Cognitive Effects of Head (Brain) Injury

“Compare it (your head) to a jelly in a bowl. The bowl is the skull – a strong, protective container – and the jelly (the brain) is nestled within. The skull is able to withstand many types of blows; but the brain is vulnerable to sudden swirling or rotating movements. Shake the bowl and see what happens to the jelly.”
– Dr Don Mackie, Emergency Specialist(in New Zealand)

This extract (in note form) is from a chapter from my manuscript titled MY STORY, MY DREAM available at http://www.amazon.com/Ill-Do-It-My-Way/ and as an e-book at

http://www.amazon.com/Ill-Do-It-Way-ebook/dp/B005GS6ZVO

Also LIVING WITH HEAD (BRAIN) INJURY (from ‘MY STORY’) * [Kindle Edition http://www.amazon.com/LIVING-BRAIN-INJURY-STORY-ebook/dp/B005IQMC0W/

and his latest Who Wants to be Normal Anyway

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How Does a Severe Brain Injury Affect the Individual?

Aging with a brain injury will affect every aspect of the person’s life and their ability to maintain their independence. How does a severe brain injury affect the individual?A severe brain injury produces physiological, cognitive, emotional, psychological and behavioural changes. … Continue reading

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Compare it (your head) to a jelly in a bowl. The bowl is the skull – a strong, protective container – and the jelly (the brain) is nestled within. The skull is able to withstand many types of blows; but the brain is vulnerable to sudden swirling or rotating movements. Shake the bowl and see what happens to the jelly.”

“Compare it (your head) to a jelly in a bowl. The bowl is the skull – a strong, protective container – and the jelly (the brain) is nestled within. The skull is able to withstand many types of blows; but … Continue reading

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How Does a Severe Brain Injury Affect the Individual

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How Does a Severe Brain Injury Affect the Individual

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A SHORT EXTRACT FROM MY BOOK ‘STIRLING’

http://www.amazon.com/Stirling-Story-Boys-Hope-Dream-ebook/dp/B00H1N6X1Y A SHORT EXTRACT FROM MY BOOK ‘STIRLING’ THE FLICKERING cine film has all the compulsive horror of the footage of the John F. Kennedy assassination. In a sickening blur of speed, the Walker Lotus 18/21 racing car leaves the … Continue reading

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