A Family Affair – Ben’s Story

One of the distinguishing characteristics of survivors living with traumatic brain injuries is that life was different before their injury. This is different than someone who has always lived with a developmental or cognitive disorder. Often the contrast between “before” and “after” is very sharp and drastic.  The survivors themselves are frequently aware of this, and therefore need a community …

Domestic Violence and TBI

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  According to research by the CDC, about one in four women and nearly one in ten men report some form of intimate partner violence over their lifetime.  Domestic violence is one of the main causes of TBIs in both adults and children.  From shaken baby syndrome to blows to the head, domestic violence can …