the leading brain injury survivor's guide. Written by survivors
of brain injury for survivors of brain injury. FROM
THE ASHES is a 121-page brain injury
self-advocacy guide by Constance Miller and Kay Campbell.Designed to increase
the independent living skills of igh level functioning adults,
FROM THE ASHES
- offers insights into brain injury and its effects on families and others
close to survivors of traumatic brain injury.
THE ASHES - prepares
readers to recognize and understand the life-altering experience of traumatic
brain injury. Drawing on factual information from numerous, authoritative
sources - FROM THE ASHES -
survivors to articulate and manage brain injury impairments.
THE ASHES - describes
the brain and its functioning, and the effects of injury on the brain and
behavior. Its easy to read text and helpful hints will increase the self-management
skills of the survivor. Its expansive glossary contains 156 entries and
covers the most commonly used words and phrases employed by professionals
to describe braininjury and its effects.
THE ASHES - contains
worksheets to help locate and access the right doctor or therapist. It
provides flow charts to increase organizational and problem solving skills.
Also included are self assessment inventories to measure residual skills
and identify brain injury losses. Interspersed throughout the text are
tips on ways to recover skills and increase efficiency.
THE ASHES - gives
balance and perspective to the course of brain injury recovery. FROM
THE ASHES - addresses
the pain of psychic trauma and spiritual debilitation that follows the
loss of self after brain injury. FROM
THE ASHES - suggests
ways to create a fulfilling, productive, dignified life despite brain
Miller, M.A., Psychology, and Kay Campbell, extensive graduate work
in psychiatric social work.
THE ASHES is
available from Brain Injury Resource
Center -- 206-621-8558.
Injury Resource Centere,
P.O. Box 84151,
Seattle, WA 98124 -
US, includes postage & handling.
Visa / M.C.
and P. O. welcome
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