Only individuals and families who live with brain injury can truly understand the experience.You and your family have lived the experience and by necessity learned about brain injury and MARTHA'S FABLES "A collection of delightful short stories embedded with lessons to live by.email: [email protected] url: Telephone: 206-621-8558TPN Inc., The Perspectives Network - PO Box 1859, Cumming GA 30028-1859 - Voice/Fax: 770-844-6898 -- Provides forums and resources for persons with brain injury, their families, caregivers, friends and the professionals who serve them.Their goals are to promote a sense of community, and to increase public awareness of brain injury.Organizations, agencies and services listed on the pages of this site can help you.(Scroll down to links to support groups.) Reach out to them and build a network of support for yourself and your family.Others include significant deficits in organizational and reasoning skills, learning, cognitive, and executive functions. In many cases gains may be closely followed by setbacks and plateaus.A "plateau" is not evidence that functional improvement has ended. Changes in memory, social and organizational skills after a brain injury makes it difficult to function in complex environments.
url: Injury Resource Center A non profit clearinghouse founded and operated by brain injury survivors since 1985.The education of others will be a continuing process as your needs change.Education is part of the advocacy process by which you can build awareness and acceptance.hough not always visible and sometimes seemingly minor, head injury is complex.It can cause physical, cognitive, social, and vocational changes.The irony of mild head injuries is that often, such injuries do not even require a hospital stay, yet they result in changes so profound that lives are forever changed.Some common impairments include difficulties with memory, mood, and concentration.While brain injury has many common features, each individual and family bring their own unique needs and perspective to the experience.No one will be able to speak about your needs and experiences as well as you can.A good refresher following brain injury" By Martha Marcum, mother of a brain injury survivor buy it at: Printed-Create Resources & Support in Southern CA - meets - pm -- last TUES of MONTH @ The Claremont Club; 1777 Monte-Vista Ave, Claremont , CA Telephone: Dr.Karen Salter- Moss, 909-624-6005 -- OR Melinda Bowen, 909 931-9478 its consequences.