BBC Two - Trust Me, I'm a Doctor, Series 1 - Should I take vitamin supplements?
Dr Chris van Tulleken experiments on himself to reveal the truth about vitamin pills...
Welcome to the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts
The Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts (BIA-MA) is here to support individuals and families who experience the life changing, sometimes devastating, effects of brain injury. BIA-MA provides Prevention, Education, Advocacy, and Support to survivors, caregivers, and professionals.
Brain Hierarchy: When Your Child's Lower Brain Levels Are Weak, they Can’t Learn - Integrated Learning Strategies
Brain Hierarchy: When Your Child's Lower Brain Levels Are Weak, they Can’t Learn. Why a stronger body needs a good foundation for learning in the brain.
Healing Brain Trauma with Food, Supplements, and Lifestyle (Autism, TBI, PTSD) - Health, Home, & Happiness
This summer we are diving back into an intense healing protocol for my daughter, 11, who has a brain injury. After doing the intense GAPS protocol when she was a toddler and preschooler, I had to take a few years off to calm family life down again. As you know, we have eaten mostly grain-free …
Handout: Aphasia and the Brain
Handout for patients and their families that describes Broca's area, Wernicke's area, and the arcuate fasciculus as they relate to language function and aphasia.
The Vestibular Concussion ConnectionArticle: Concussion & Vestibular Involvement, by Nicole Miranda, PT, DPTInfographic: The Vestibular Concussion ConnectionFlier: Concussion Management - a Balanced Approach (a one-page flier for adults and youth)Edu
How Do You Treat Concussion
Concussion treatment can be tricky. Many people live with problems related to TBI. But you don't have to. LENS Neurofeedback is a safe and effective treatment.
7 Fundamental Supplements for Brain Injury Recovery - How To Brain
I want to stress that supplements should be secondary to a healthy diet. Used in addition to a healthy diet, I feel that these supplements can play a vital role in making sure your body has the tools it needs to heal and function at its best.
Copyright © 2011 Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC).People with traumatic brain injury (TBI) commonly report problems withbalance. Between 30% …
5 steps to speed recovery from concussions and traumatic brain injury
Your brain needs the right tools to repair itself. Here are the top 5 things you can do to speed recovery following a concussion or traumatic brain injury.
Remediating Working Memory Freebie - Classroom Freebies
Working memory can be a problematic issue for many students. As a result, they may forget materials, struggle with multi-step directions, and can have problems doing mental math. Working memory is a workspace in the brain that helps learners maintain attention, manage distractions, and complete tasks. Some students need to develop this ability. Come to ... Read More about Remediating Working Memory Freebie
Dyspraxia - Occupational Therapy for Children
What is it? A child with dyspraxia can present with a wide spectrum of difficulties. The term is, however, used to describe co-ordination difficulties with evidence of significant perceptual problems in the majority of cases. Caution should be taken when...
A Quick Fix for a Working Memory Activity
When working PRN at a SNF, I often encounter patients with deficits that are apparent but have activities that are limited. Today when I was working with a patient who had apparent working memory deficits, I got an idea that...
Brain training - Simple tasks to support brain injury recovery.
After my brain injury I picked up a few ideas on what training I can do at home to support my recovery. They might sound silly, but it's worth trying.