Traumatic Brain Injury - Support Groups Can Help
In addition to cognitive therapy, as a brain injury survivor you should contact your state brain injury association and request dates, times, and locations for support group meetings in your area. These can be instrumental in helping you become organized. Attending support group meetings also helps the traumatic brain injury victim as all of the attendees will be sharing information they have learned.
Some states have programs where TBI survivors may apply for grants to help purchase electronic devices designed to assist in managing the effects of a traumatic brain injury. There are computer games that can help with brain exercise and enhancement of existing abilities. A GPS navigation device can help with managing directions while driving, so you do not get lost during routine or extensive trips.
IPads and iPhones are useful as daily calendars and portable notepads to help you remember to keep appointments and 'to do' lists. The iPhone can automatically dial phone numbers, and a new application for the iPhone called Qcard can help with memory, organizational skills, and time management.
As a traumatic brain injury survivor, there is a lot of help available. A small amount of research and the assistance of your doctors, therapists and local state brain injury association will do much to see you getting your life back in order.
If you or someone you know has had a head injury of any kind and has been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury, you need personal injury attorneys who know the law. Karns & Kerrison personal injury and traumatic brain injury lawyers offer free consultations and no fee unless successful. Their experience in handling TBI cases is extensive, and they are familiar with reviewing the kinds of data that can help prove negligence in an injury situation. Contact them now at any one of their easy to reach Rhode Island locations for a free consultation or more information.