BRAIN BLOG

Crisis Intervention after Brain Injury

October 21, 2019

Differences after a brain injury may mean that a person may be more likely to experience a “crisis” situation. A crisis is really a subjective experience, varying from person to person, and often relating back to feeling unsafe or not in control. When the individual or others around them are not feeling safe or are…

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What is a Brain Injury? Overview

October 21, 2019

An acquired brain injury, or ABI, is an injury after birth that is not hereditary, degenerative, or induced by birth trauma. When the head is hit or the brain is damaged, how the brain functions and communicates with the rest of the body may become changed. ABI is used as the umbrella definition for brain…

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Tips when Visiting your Legislators

October 21, 2019

1. Dress professionally Think about if you were meeting someone for the first time and their clothes had holes, stains, or were unkempt. It may be more difficult to pay attention to the message that is being said because you were looking at their messy hair. Dressing up a little more professionally in a blazer…

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