Brain Injury: What Does It Mean?

A tip card covering the nuances of brain injury and its symptoms. Starting off with two types of TBI, open head injuries and closed head injuries. From there, the tip card discusses symptoms and categorizations…respiratory symptoms, physical symptoms, cognitive symptoms, communication symptoms, and more. This tip card helps survivors, families and caregivers understand types and severity, recognize range of symptoms and identify rehabilitation experts.

Further discussion of swallowing symptoms, psychological symptoms, and types of rehabilitation – physical therapy, occupational thereapy, speech/language pathology, respiratory therapy, and social work. The tip card is a broad overview of information that addresses the struggles and situations that many TBI survivors face as they adapt to a new way of life, and the emotional issues that they face during this adjustment.