Social Cognition: What Is It, and How Does It Impact Persons with TBI?

By Helen Genova, PhD, Assistant Director, Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research, Kessler Foundation




Individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) often face a wide range of challenges, including the ability to connect with others. For many, making or maintaining social


Brain Injury Support Groups

By Andrea Trotta Gagliano, MS, CRC, LPC, Research Coordinator, Center for Traumatic Brain Injury Research, Kessler Foundation



Whether you are a brain injury survivor or a caregiver, your world has forever been changed. You likely face many challenges, have many concerns, and may be unsure how


Nurse’s Corner: Stay in the Know About H2O

By Daryl Blewett, MSN, RN, CRRN, and Bonnie Tillman, BSN, RN, CRRN




Often, we do not think about water until we feel like we ran a marathon and have an unquenchable thirst. What happens next? We chug a few glasses of water as if it’s the last time we may ever see water again.



Th


Caregiver Corner: A Brother's Call for Action

Daniel helping Jacob shoot a basketballBy Daniel George


My name is Daniel George, and I am 15 years old. My brother, Jacob, sustained a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) 10 years ago while on a Halloween hayride. He was an average 8-year-old when the accident happened. Because of the injury, Jacob has quadriplegia, cannot see


Personal Perspective: Richard Anderson – Called to Be an Advocate

In August 2004, I sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) while on a family vacation at the Jersey Shore. To this day, my short-term memory has limits. I struggle with finding the right words to express my thoughts and emotions. And, I no longer have the ability to taste and smell. I am sharing


Check Out the Latest Issue of TBI News ‘N Views

 


Kessler Foundation announces the Winter 2015 issue of TBI News & Views (Vol. 6, No. 1), a consumer newsletter of the Northern New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury System (NNJTBIS). Read the story of Tracy Matos, who expanded her family and returned to work after her injury. Learn the latest