Month: January 2020

DRNC Brain Injury Needs Assessment

By Lauren Costello / January 29, 2020 /

If you have a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), please consider taking a few minutes of your time to take this survey, created by Disability Rights NC – or share if you know someone with a TBI! The purpose to this survey is to achieve a better understanding of whether individuals with TBI have been able…

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Work & Brain Injury Experience Survey

By Lauren Costello / January 29, 2020 /

The Brain Injury Association of North Carolina needs your help! One of our training emphasis in the next two years is on having a job after brain injury. We are creating a training video that we hope to capture the true experience of what it is like to find a job, go back to work,…

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Providing that Bridge between the Individual, Family, and Provider

By Lauren Costello / January 8, 2020 /

I’ve been working for Community Partnerships, Inc. (CPI) for 16 years and am currently the Director of Vocational Services.  Currently, I provide full oversight to the Brain Injury Support Services (BISS) program, designed to help individuals who have sustained a brain injury prepare for and return to the workforce.   A couple of years after…

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ReBirth Day

By Lauren Costello / January 8, 2020 /

About the Author   Angela Leigh Tucker is a North Carolina native.  She has written columns in past editions of the Brain Injury Association of NC’s  publication, Starting Point.  Angela was living and working in New York when she was in a car crash that caused her brain injury.  She lost her husband in that…

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