TBI Voices

Attention Problems and Concentration after Brain Injury

Posted on August 11th, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Attention Problems and Concentration: DJ Part Eleven DJ explains the attention problems along with his trouble with concentration.   He describes situations where he has difficulty. “As long as I’m concentrating on one thing, like what we’re doing right now.  One question at a time.  Give me a second, boom. ..
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Brain Injury Hearing Impact: How Brain Injury Effects What You Hear

Posted on August 12th, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Brain Injury Hearing Impact: DJ Part Twelve One of the most consistent complaints with brain injury hearing impact is in respect to distractions is background noise.  I discussed this with DJ:   Now, we’re having this conversation in a room by ourselves.  We’ve had a couple of interruptions but nothing significant. ..
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Brain Injury Medications and Headache after Severe Brain Injury

Posted on August 15th, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Brain Injury Medications: DJ Part Thirteen One of the problems in a curbside evaluation of how someone functions after brain injury is that it is easy to forget how much medication is required to approach a return to normal function.  The primary issues for which brain injury medications are given..
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Brain Injury Fatigue and Day to Day Functioning

Posted on August 16th, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Brain Injury Fatigue: DJ Part Fourteen Brain injury fatigue is another common denominator about brain injury.  Its causes are multiple, including the draining of cognitive reserves from over-attending and stress, in combination with pain, depression and poor sleep all symptoms of brain injury fatigue.  See http:// http://www.subtlebraininjury.com/fatigue.php     DJ..
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Frontal Lobe Deficits in Planning for Interview

Posted on August 17th, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Frontal Lobe Deficits: DJ Part Fifteen DJ explains how his frontal lobe deficits impact his planning for his day to day living. How brain injury survivors deal with their frontal lobe deficits when their routine is changed.   “When do I pack?  How much do I pack?  You know, how..
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Brain Injury Mood Issues After Severe Brain Injury

Posted on August 18th, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Brain Injury Mood Issues: DJ Part Sixteen DJ explains the problems he has with his brain injury mood issues and the frustrations he had dealing with these on a daily basis. Let’s talk about your brain injury mood issues.  Is irritability one of your most significant brain injury mood issues?..
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Network of Support for Brain Injury Survivors: Face Book

Posted on August 19th, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Network of Support for DJ Part Seventeen Network of support groups are one of the best avenues for long term assistance for those who have survived brain injury. Increasingly, rehab stays are getting shorter and out-patient care is being curtailed.  Network of support groups, largely run under the umbrella of..
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TeamHiLevel for Facebook Brain Injury Support

Posted on August 22nd, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

TeamHiLevel: DJ Part Eighteen DJ talks about the support group that he started on Facebook for brain injury survivors called TeamHiLevel. How DJ Started the Group TeamHiLevel You started a network, TBI Support Group – Teamhilevel. Tell me about the group. TBI support  teamhighlevel.  http://www.facebook.com/groups/teamhilevel/ Back in 2006, I was..
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Brain Injury Internet Use: Makes Brain Injury Care More Available

Posted on August 23rd, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Brain Injury Internet Use: DJ Part Nineteen Brain Injury Internet use can help with diagnosis, symptoms and care for the brain injured. One can view the internet use as just an electronic library, where far more the published words can be brought instantly to your desktop.  And as someone who..
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Brain Injury Advocacy: A Survivors Final Words on the Internet

Posted on August 24th, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Brain Injury Advocacy: DJ Part Twenty DJ in his final words talks about the internet and the brain injury advocacy he has established with his support group, TeamHiLevel. He also will talk about how difficult it is to get a brain injury advocacy.  Brain injury advocacy for professionals such as..
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