TBI Voices

Visual Deficits after TBI – Hamper Ongoing Therapy

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

Visual Deficits after TBI: Rita Part Eleven As my conversation continues with Rita’s mom we talk about some of the other physical issues she exhibits including her visual deficits after TBI. Her visual deficits after TBI hamper her in ways such as not being able to use a computer because she can..
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Treatment for Catastrophic Brain Injury: No Gate Keeper

Posted on November 28th, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Treatment for Catastrophic Brain Injury: Rita Part Twelve In part twelve I talked with Rita’s mother and the treatment for catastrophic brain injury she has received.  Again limited because of Medicaid being her insurance. Has she had a neuropsychological evaluation as part of her treatment for catastrophic brain injury? No, no. Has..
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Catastrophic TBI Care: Getting the Most Care the System Will Allow

Posted on November 29th, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Catastrophic TBI Care: Rita Part Thirteen In part thirteen I spoke with Rita’s mom regarding long term  catastrophic TBI care and some of the resources she is using to continue Rita’s rehab. You’ve got a long way to go yet with Rita’s catastrophic TBI care. Oh I know. How do you..
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Wheel Chairs are Rationed with Medicaid

Posted on November 30th, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Wheel Chairs are Rationed: Rita Part Fourteen I met Rita’s mom at the “Jamboree”, an annual get together of the Florida Brain Injury Association.  The Jamboree is held each June.  My interview was done June 23, 2011. In part fourteen we talked about how they requested a special kind of wheel..
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Catastrophic Brain Injury Resources:The Need for a List

Posted on December 1st, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Catastrophic Brain Injury Resources: Rita Part Fifteen What if you could say we need catastrophic brain injury catastrophic brain injury resources applied to one thing for your daughter, what would that one thing be, what the most important thing the resources we provided for, is it therapy, is it wheelchair, is it,..
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Technology for Brain Injury Accommodations

Posted on December 2nd, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Technology for Brain Injury Accommodations: Rita Part Sixteen Rita’s mom and I discussed the need for more technology for brain Injury accommodations. Because of some of Rita’s deficits it make it hard to work with what is available.    Rita is not able to use the computer by herself? Not yet, but..
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Future after Catastrophic Brain Injury: Every Day Renews Hope

Posted on December 5th, 2011 · Posted in TBI Voices

Future after Catastrophic Brain Injury: Rita Part Seventeen In my conclusion with Rita and my interviews with her mom, we talked about her future after catastrophic brain injury and how every day renews her hope. Where do you see your as your future after catastrophic brain injury? You know what?  I haven’t..
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