TBI Voices

Pet Companion: Dog Critical Companion for TBI Recovery

Posted on May 24th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Pet Companion for TBI Recovery: Michael Part Eleven Michael talks about how important his pet companion, his dog Little Bit,  was during his recovery from traumatic brain injury.   Talk to me a bit more about what your parents did in terms of that first year after you got out of..
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TBI Mood Issues: How They Disrupted Relationships

Posted on May 29th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

TBI Mood Issues Disrupted Relationships: Michael Part Twelve Michael talks about how his TBI mood issues made relationships very difficult as his friends didn’t understand the change in him. Before we spend more time talking about Oshkosh, let’s talk about your Louisville friends and the challenges with TBI mood issues..
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Traumatic Brain Injury Temper Sets Off Frustrations

Posted on May 30th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Traumatic Brain Injury Temper Issues: Michael Part Thirteen Michael talks about the problems he encountered with Traumatic Brain Injury Temper issues and how it effected his past relationships. What other issues did you have with your friends in Louisville? These other friends that I had in Louisville, the biggest one..
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Return to College After Brain Injury as a TBI Survivor

Posted on May 31st, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Return to College After Brain Injury: Michael Part Fourteen Michael talks about his experience with his return to college after brain injury and the difficulties he had with it. He required a lot more help than before his TBI.   Ultimately you left Louisville and went back to college.  So..
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TBI Magnified Learning Disability For College Student

Posted on June 4th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

TBI Magnified Learning Disability: Michael Part Fifteen Michael was getting accommodations at the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh for dyslexia before he got hurt. But the TBI magnified learning disability has made it more difficult than before the brain injury. These are issues that you had before you got hurt..
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Learning with Brain Injury: Kinetic Learning Helps TBI

Posted on June 6th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Learning with Brain Injury: Michael Part Sixteen Michael elaborates on  how learning with brain injury is different than before his traumatic brain injury. Let‘s focus on the process of learning with brain injury. You have 202 credits and the majority of those would have been after you got hurt, correct?..
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Attentional Issues: Fatigue will Escalate These Issues

Posted on June 7th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Attentional Issues and Fatigues Part In Them: Michael Part Seventeen Michael talks about the issues he has with fatigue and the problems he has with the effect on his attentional issues. He explains causes his fatigue.   Fatigue a Major Attentional Issue Lets about fatigue as an attenional issue.  Do..
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Life with TBI Goes On Between Interviews

Posted on June 8th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Life with TBI Goes On: Michael Part Eighteen It has been some time since we visited with Michael as our interview was interrupted last summer and now it is April of the next year.  Michael talks about how life with TBI goes on.   How Life with TBI Goes On..
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TBI Fatigue: Waking up Tired After TBI

Posted on June 11th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

TBI Fatigue: Part Nineteen I have often said that one of the single biggest common denominators of brain injury symptoms is TBI fatigue.  I didn’t get to finish this discussion during our first interview, so I followed it up in the second. One of the areas that, that we were..
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Daily Routine After TBI for a Survivor

Posted on June 12th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Daily Routine After TBI: Michael Part Twenty Michael talks about his daily routine after TBI and  his responsibilities with his wife and his children.  He starts out with the school year. He tells about his daily routine after TBI and the changes in his daily routine after TBI and how..
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