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Transition After Brain Injury: Lighter Class Load Eased

Posted on March 4th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 16 of 36 in the series Zachary Transition After Brain Injury: Zach Part Sixteen  With Zach’s return to high school he had a lot of understanding teachers which made it much more manageable for the transition after brain injury.   How did you manage with your transition..
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No Athletics after TBI: Athletics is the Measuring Bar

Posted on March 1st, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 15 of 36 in the series Zachary No Athletics after TBI: Zach Part Fifteen I talked to Zach aabout the changes after brain injury that he experienced.  On of the biggest changes after brain injury was no athletics after TBI. What were the changes after brain injury..
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Return to High School After Severe TBI

Posted on February 28th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 14 of 36 in the series Zachary Return to High School After Severe TBI: Zach Part Fourteen Zach did return to high school after severe TBI.  We talked about the difficulties he had with this and what work he had to make up.   In September you..
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Friends After Severe Brain Injury: Adjusting to School

Posted on February 27th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 13 of 36 in the series Zachary Friends After Severe Brain Injury: Zach Part Thirteen  Homecoming is a day, a weekend, a celebration. Life, recovery takes longer. We will discuss Zach’s homecoming and his friends after severe brain injury. Now the flip side of that is that..
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Community Support After TBI: Coming Home from Rehabilitation

Posted on February 26th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 12 of 36 in the series Zachary Community Support After TBI: Zach Part Twelve  From our first voice on TBI Voices, Lethan Candlish, we have heard much about the value of community support after TBI, especially in small towns, when someone returns home after a severe brain..
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Pain After Traumatic Brain Injury: Walking Caused Most Pain

Posted on February 25th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 11 of 36 in the series Zachary Pain After Traumatic Brain Injury: Zach Part Eleven In part eleven Zach and I discussed the pain he suffered and how walking was the source of most of his pain after traumatic brain injury. How long were you in Spaulding?..
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Speech Pathology Included Therapy for Vocal Cord

Posted on February 22nd, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 10 of 36 in the series Zachary Speech Pathology: Zach Part Ten Speech pathologists are some of the true trench warriors of brain injury recovery.  They not only deal with the language challenges that come after brain injury, but they must also address physical deficits that can..
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OT After TBI: Right Sided Focus on Left Hand

Posted on February 21st, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 9 of 36 in the series Zachary  OT After TBI: Zach Part Nine  Zach also needed significant OT after TBI.  While the distinction between OT and PT can be blurred, the essential difference is that the occupational therapist takes the recovering muscles and body systems and focuses..
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Physical Injury in Addition to Severe Brain Injury

Posted on February 20th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 8 of 36 in the series Zachary Physical Injury in Addition to Severe Brain Injury: Zach Part Eight In addition to the brain injury, you had some physical injury?  A broken jaw? I had like I shattered my foot.   So when I was learning how to..
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Brain Injury Rehab Different Type of Recovery for Star Athlete

Posted on February 19th, 2013 · Posted in TBI Voices

This entry is part 7 of 36 in the series Zachary Brain Injury Rehab: Zach Part Seven All right, let’s talk about your period of brain injury rehab when you were at Spaulding.  What do you remember? Well I remember being confined to a wheelchair for almost a month. So I..
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