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Brain and Brawn: Sports Illustrated Special Report ~ December 14, 2015 NEW!
by Tom Taylor
This insightful article explores the different types of brain injuries that can be caused by sports-related concussions, and tells us some "chronic" conditions are actually treatable.
Archived Issue

Concussion in Sports
This pamphlet from the American College of Sports Medicine provides information on what may cause a concussion as well as the symptoms to look out for.

Concussion Toolkit for Parents, Players, and Coaches
The Concussion Awareness Training Tool provides a wealth of information on how to provide support to children who have suffered a concussion.

HEADS UP to Youth Sports: Online Training
This online course from the CDC offers student athletes, parents, coaches and educators the opportunity to learn a broad range of TBI topics, including how to prevent and respond to these injuries.

Living with Brain Injury
This guide from the Brain Injury Association of America discusses what functions of the brain are impacted as a result of TBI.

The Two Most Important Things We Can All Do To Protect Our Brain Health
on mindbodygreen

Making Small, Health-Boosting Changes Throughout the Year
on ImproveNet

Improve Your Health From Your Kitchen
on ImproveNet

How Does Your Personal Environment Impact Your Wellbeing?
on the University of Minnesota website

Healthy House, Healthier Body
on HomeAdvisor

How to boost your immune system
from Harvard Medical School

Expert: 10-Minute Workouts Can Have Big Payoff
from NPR

Stress Relief
Mindfulness
on RecoveryExperts

4 Methods of Stress Relief to Match Your Personality
on mindbodygreen

Stress Effects on the Body
from the American Psychological Association

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Books

Being With Rachel: A Personal Story of Memory and Survival
by Karen Brennan
Amazon.com

Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice
edited by Nathan D. Zasler, M.D.l Douglas I. Katz, M.D.; and Ross D. Zafonte
Amazon.com
Google Books - Read the entire textbook for free!

Brain Repair
by Donald G. Stein, Simon Brailowsky, and Bruno Will
Amazon.com
Google Books - Read most of the first 23 pages for free!

The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
by Norman Doidge
Amazon.com

The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity
by Norman Doidge
Winner of the 2015 Gold Nautilus Award in Science & Cosmology
Author of The Brain that Changes Itself, Norman Doidge comes out with a revolutionary new book which shows how the amazing process of neuroplastic healing really works. The Brain's Way of Healing describes natural, noninvasive avenues into the brain provided by the energy around us — in light, sound, vibration, and movement — that can awaken the brain's own healing capacities without producing unpleasant side effects. Doidge explores cases where patients alleviated chronic pain; recovered from debilitating strokes, brain injuries, and learning disorders; overcame attention deficit and learning disorders; and found relief from symptoms of autism, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and cerebral palsy. Doidge uses stories to present cutting-edge science with practical real-world applications, and principles that everyone can apply to improve their brain's performance and health.
Documentary highlighting aspects of the therapies presented in The Brain's Way of Healing
Amazon.com

The Brain Wellness Plan
by Jay Lombard and Carl Germano
Amazon.com

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries: 101 Stories of Hope, Healing, and Hard Work
by Amy Newmark (Author), Dr. Carolyn Roy-Bornstein (Author), Lee Woodruff (Foreword)
featuring a story by our own Celeste Palmer
Amazon.com

Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
by Diane Roberts Stoler and Barbara Albers Hill
A comprehensive guide for improving memory, focus, and quality of life in the aftermath of a concussion.
Often presenting itself after a head trauma, concussion — or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) — can cause chronic migraines, depression, memory, and sleep problems that can last for years, referred to as post concussion syndrome (PCS).
Neuropsychologist and concussion survivor Dr. Diane Roberts Stoler is the authority on all aspects of the recovery process. Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury is a lifeline for patients, parents, and other caregivers.
Author's Website | Amazon.com

Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
by Diane Roberts Stoler and Barbara Albers Hill
Publisher's Website | Amazon.com
Google Books - Read the first 179 pages for free!

Cracked: Recovering after Traumatic Brain Injury
by Lynsey Calderwood
Publisher's Website | Amazon.com

Crooked Smile: One Family's Journey Toward Healing
by Lainie Cohen
Amazon.com

Erasing the Sky and Creating a New Horizon: Living Life After a Traumatic Brain Injury
by Jamie Polites
Amazon.com

Every Good Boy Does Fine: A Novel
by Tim Laskowski
Amazon.com

Fading Scars
by Paige Day
Author's Website | Amazon.com

The Ghost in My Brain: How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Helped Me Get It Back
by Clark Elliott, Ph.D.
In 1999, Clark Elliott suffered a concussion when his car was rear-ended. Overnight his life changed from that of a rising professor with a research career in artificial intelligence to a humbled man struggling to get through a single day. At times he couldn't walk across a room, or even name his five children. Doctors told him he would never fully recover. After eight years, the cognitive demands of his job, and of being a single parent, finally became more than he could manage. As a result of one final effort to recover, he crossed paths with two brilliant Chicago-area research-clinicians — one an optometrist emphasizing neurodevelopmental techniques, the other a cognitive psychologist — working on the leading edge of brain plasticity. Within weeks the ghost of who he had been started to re-emerge.
Author's Website | Amazon.com

Head Injury: The Facts
by Dorothy Gronwall, Philip Wrightson, and Peter Waddell
Amazon.com

Head Injury (The Facts)
by Audrey Daisley, Rachel Tams, and Udo Kischka
Amazon.com

I Forgot to Remember: A Memoir of Amnesia
by Su Meck with Daniel de Visé
The courageous memoir of a woman who was robbed of all her memories by a traumatic brain injury--and her more than twenty-five-year struggle to reclaim her life: "[A tale] of triumph in the search for identity" (The New York Times Book Review).
In 1988, Su Meck was twenty-two and married with two children when a ceiling fan fell and struck her on the head, erasing all her memories of her life. Although her body healed rapidly, her memories never returned. After just three weeks in the hospital, her physicians released Su and she returned home to take care of her two toddlers. What would you do if you lost your past?
Adrift in a world about which she understood almost nothing, Su became an adept mimic, gradually creating routines and rituals that sheltered her and her family from the near-daily threat of disaster — or so she thought. Though Su would eventually relearn to tie her shoes, cook a meal, read, and write, nearly twenty years would pass before a series of personally devastating events shattered the "normal" life she had worked so hard to build, and she realized that she would have to grow up all over again.
In her own indelible voice, Su offers a unique view from the inside of a terrible injury as she "recounts her grueling climb back to normalcy...in this heart-wrenching true story" (O, The Oprah Magazine). Piercing, heartbreaking, but finally uplifting, I Forgot to Remember is the story of a woman determined to live life on her own terms.
Amazon.com

I Had Brain Surgery, What's Your Excuse?
by Suzy Becker
Publisher's Website | Amazon.com
Google Books - Read the first 155 pages for free!

I'll Carry the Fork
by Kara L. Swanson
Amazon.com

Keep Your Brain Alive
by Lawrence C. Katz and Manning Rubin
Amazon.com
Google Books - Read the first 19 pages for free!

Lifesaving FAQs of How Food Reversed My Brain Damage
by Chef Myron Norman
In an age of bountiful diets and cookbooks, eating has never been so confusing or tiresome, especially when you're trying to recover from life's most traumatic events. This book details the research Chef Myron consumed years before suffering a traumatic brain injury, and how he used it to save his own brain. He also reveals the emotional trauma that held him hostage after being viciously assaulted on the job, and how he found the courage to forgive and survive.
BarnesandNoble.com

Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal
by Anthony William
Anthony William, Medical Medium, has helped tens of thousands of people heal from ailments that have been misdiagnosed or ineffectively treated or that doctors can't resolve. He's done this by listening to a divine voice that literally speaks into his ear, telling him what lies at the root of people's pain or illness, and what they need to do to restore their health. His methods achieve spectacular results, even for those who have spent years and many thousands of dollars on all forms of medicine before turning to him. Now, in this revolutionary book, he opens the door to all he has learned over his 25 years of bringing people's lives back: a massive amount of healing information, much of which science won't discover for decades and most of which has never appeared anywhere before. Medical Medium reveals the root causes of diseases and conditions that medical communities either misunderstand or struggle to understand at all. It explores all-natural solutions for dozens of the illnesses that plague us, including Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, adrenal fatigue, chronic fatigue syndrome, hormonal imbalances, Hashimoto's disease, multiple sclerosis, depression, neurological conditions, chronic inflammation, autoimmune disease, blood-sugar imbalances, colitis and other digestive disorders, and more. It also offers solutions for restoring the soul and spirit after illness has torn at our emotional fabric. Whether you've been given a diagnosis you don't understand, or you have symptoms you don't know how to name, or someone you love is sick, or you want to care for your own patients better, Medical Medium offers the answers you need. It's also a guidebook for everyone seeking the secrets to living longer, healthier lives. "The truth about the world, ourselves, life, purpose — it all comes down to healing," Anthony William writes. "And the truth about healing is now in your hands."
Author's Website | Amazon.com

Mindstorms: The Complete Guide for Families Living with Traumatic Brain Injury
by John W. Cassidy, M.D.
Amazon.com

Missing Pieces: Mending the Head Injury Family
by Marilyn Colter
Publisher's Website | Amazon.com

My Life, Deleted: A Memoir
by Scott Bolzan, Joan Bolzan and Caitlan Rother
After slipping and hitting his head, Scott was diagnosed with one of the most severe cases of profound retrograde amnesia on record. Now, with unflinching candor, he and his wife, Joan, tell the inspiring story of how they faced a real-life nightmare, and then started anew.
Family's Website | Amazon.com

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey
by Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor
Book Website | Amazon.com

Over My Head
by Claudia L. Osborn
Author's Website | Amazon.com

Parenting Myself
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne
Book Website | Amazon.com

Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury
edited by Walter M. High, Jr; Angelle M. Sander; Margaret A. Struchen; and Karen A. Hart
Amazon.com
Google Books - Read the first 143 pages for free!

Relentless: How a Massive Stroke Changed My Life for the Better
by Ted W. Baxter
Author's Website | Amazon.com

The Smile on My Forehead: Memoir of My Life with a Brain Injury
by Jennifer Mosher
Blog | Publisher's Website | Amazon.com

TBI Hell: A Traumatic Brain Injury Really Sucks
by Geo Gosling
Amazon.com
Google Books - Read the first 110 pages for free!

A Three Dog Life: A Memoir
by Abigail Thomas
Author's Website | Amazon.com

The Traumatized Brain, A family guide to Understanding Mood, Memory, and Behavior after Brain Injury
by Vani Rao, MBBS, MD, and Sandeep Vaishnavi, MD, PhD
A traumatic brain injury is a life-changing event, affecting an individual's lifestyle, ability to work, relationships-even personality. Whatever caused it — car crash, work accident, sports injury, domestic violence, combat — a severe blow to the head results in acute and, often, lasting symptoms. People with brain injury benefit from understanding, patience, and assistance in recovering their bearings and functioning to their full abilities.
In The Traumatized Brain, neuropsychiatrists Drs. Vani Rao and Sandeep Vaishnavi — experts in helping people heal after head trauma — explain how traumatic brain injury, whether mild, moderate, or severe, affects the brain. They advise readers on how emotional symptoms such as depression, anxiety, mania, and apathy can be treated; how behavioral symptoms such as psychosis, aggression, impulsivity, and sleep disturbances can be addressed; and how cognitive functions like attention, memory, executive functioning, and language can be improved. They also discuss headaches, seizures, vision problems, and other neurological symptoms of traumatic brain injury.
By stressing that symptoms are real and are directly related to the trauma, Rao and Vaishnavi hope to restore dignity to people with traumatic brain injury and encourage them to ask for help. Each chapter incorporates case studies and suggestions for appropriate medications, counseling, and other treatments and ends with targeted tips for coping. The book also includes a useful glossary, a list of resources, and suggestions for further reading.
Authors' Website | Amazon.com

NEW! Unscripted: A Guide to Living Spontaneously After Amnesia & Brain Trauma
by Celeste Palmer and Chef Myron Norman
Celeste Palmer is like a Phoenix. When she loses 50 years of her memory after a driver ran a stop sign and crashed into her vehicle, Celeste was forced to start over-literally. Now, years after amnesia and becoming one of the world's most recognized brain trauma educators, Celeste has called upon her own mentee, Chef Myron Norman, to reveal the most intimate details about her recovery and the tools she needed to rise to the top.
Amazon.com

Unthinkable: A Mother's Tragedy, Terror and Triumph through a Child's Traumatic Brain Injury
by Dixie Coskie
Author's Website | Amazon.com

Where Is the Mango Princess?
by Cathy Crimmins
Publisher's Website | Amazon.com

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Medical and Other Facilities

Advanced Hyperbarics Jay Hocking, CHT, DMT-A - Program Director
Phone: (714) 527-4000
Email: info@AdvancedHyperbarics.com
Lori Bleich ~ Reiki Master Practitioner Stress Reduction • Relaxation • Energy Balancing
at Acupuncture and Pain Clinic
491-A N. Central Ave.
Upland, CA 91786
Phone: (909) 946-8306

Announcing Change of Location:
Lori has moved her practice to Dr. Ray Chen's acupuncture clinic in Upland. Dr. Chen is a highly respected acupuncturist, with over 30 years of experience. Reiki and acupuncture are integrative therapies widely used to treat stress, pain, anxiety, and depression. These two therapies are now offered locally in one office. Most insurances accepted for acupuncture visits.

Summer Hours: Tuesday and Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm
Care Meridian 16 locations throughout California
Phone: (800) 852-1256
Website: www.CareMeridian.com
Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation 255 East Bonita Avenue
Pomona, CA 91767
Phone: (909) 593-7521
Website: www.CasaColina.org
The Center for Rehabilitation Medicine at Northridge Hospital Medical Center 18300 Roscoe Boulevard
Northridge, CA 91325
Phone: (818) 908-8677
Website: www.NorthridgeHospital.org
Dr. Ray Chen ~ Acupuncture Acupuncture and Pain Clinic
491-A N. Central Ave.
Upland, CA 91786
Phone: (909) 946-8306


Dr. Chen is a highly respected acupuncturist, with over 30 years of experience. Acupuncture is an integrative therapy widely used to treat stress, pain, anxiety, and depression. Most insurances accepted.

Summer Hours: Tuesday and Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm
Claremont Place 120 W. San Jose Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 447-5259
Website: www.ClaremontPlace.com
Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital 2415 De La Vina
Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3819
Phone: (805) 687-7444
Website: www.CottageHealthSystem.org
Monica Crow ~ Inter Valley Health Plan Representative Pomona Valley Health Center Building
1601 Monte Vista Ave, Suite 275
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 623-6333
Email: mcrow@ivhp.com
Website: ivhp.com
Setareh Derakhshan, DC ~ Neuro-Chiropractor Your Health In Motion
Integrative Wellness Center
456 W. San Jose Ave, Suite A
Claremont, CA
Phone: (909) 257-7958

221 E. Walnut Street, Suite 275
Pasadena, CA
Phone: (626) 765-0555

Email: info@yourhealthinmotion.com
Website: yourhealthinmotion.com
Lorena Ensign ~ State Certified Massage Therapist Call or text
Phone: (909) 214-7660
Mary Beth Fletcher ~ CranioSacral Therapy Claremont, CA
Phone: (909) 625-6947
Email: marybethfletcher8@gmail.com
Website: www.MaryBethFletcher.com
HealthSouth Bakersfield Rehabilitation Hospital 5001 Commerce Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Phone: (661) 323-5500
Website: www.HealthSouth.com
Inter Valley Health Plan ~ Medicare Information & Vitality Center Pomona Valley Health Center Building
1601 Monte Vista Ave, Suite 275
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 623-6333
The Leon S. Peters Rehabilitation Center 2823 Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93721
Phone: (559) 459-3957
Website: www.CommunityMedical.org
Loma Linda Medical University East Campus 11234 Anderson Street
Loma Linda, California 92354
Phone: (877) LLUMC-4U
Website: LomaLindaHealth.org
Long Beach Memorial Rehabilitation Center 2801 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90806
Phone: (562) 933-2000
Website: www.MemorialCare.org
Martin McLeod, D.C. ~ Chiropractor 411 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 621-1208
Ida MatAris, L. Ac. ~ Acupuncturist Healing Circle Community Acupuncture
12598 Central Ave, Unit 113
Chino, CA 91710
Phone: (909) 590-4183
Email: HealingCircleAcupuncture@gmail.com
Website: HealingCircleAcupuncture.com
Karla Mehlenbacher, Neuro Chiropractor Neural FX Chiropractic (Kalapp Health, Inc.)
9113 Foothill Blvd #200
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Phone: (909) 360-1700
Email: info@DrKNeuralFX.com
Website: DrKNeuralFX.com/
New Beginnings Community Center 12 Platinum Court
Medford, NY 11763
Phone: (631) 286-6166
Website: www.nbli.org
Amy Newmark, PT, NCS ~ Physical Therapist Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center
Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
1798 N. Garey Avenue
Pomona, CA 91767
Phone: (909) 865-9810
Email: amy.newmark@pvhmc.org
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center 1798 N. Garey Avenue
Pomona, CA 91767
Phone: (909) 865-9500
Website: www.pvhmc.org
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center 7601 East Imperial Highway
Downey, CA 90242
Phone: (310) 940-7022
Website: www.rancho.org
The Rehabilitation Center at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center 751 South Bascom Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128
Phone: (408) 885-5000
Website: www.svcmed.org
Jen Rosen ~ Cranio Sacral Therapy Phone: (909) 374-3637
Email: jenrosesun@gmail.com
Ryan's Reach R&R ~ Adult Residence for Disabled Brain Injury Survivors 1321 Lear Lane
Tustin, CA 92780
Phone: (949) 246-4328
Website: www.RyansReach.com

Temporary care in a community-based home in Central Orange County. Visit the home to learn more about our programs and services, and take a tour.
Karen Salter-Moss, PhD ~ Neuro-Psychologist 219 N. Indian Hill Blvd, Suite 100
Claremont, CA 91711
Parking behind building, Handicap space available
Phone: (909) 624-6005
St. Jude Medical Centers for Rehabilitation 101 E. Valencia Mesa Drive
Fullerton, CA 92835
Phone: (714) 871-3280
Website: www.StJudeMedicalCenter.org
Stanford Hospital and Clinics Blake Wilbur Building, 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
Stanford, CA 94304
Phone: (650) 725-8823
Website: www.StanfordHospital.com
Dr. Douglas Stephey, O.D., M.S. ~ Neuro-Optometrist 208 W. Badillo St.
Covina, CA 91723
Phone: (626) 332-4510
Email: dstephey@verizon.net

Easy to work with, very knowledgeable about brain injury and vision issues and the corrections that work i.e.: yoked prism assessment and color tinted lenses. Very proactive in working with insurance.
Dr. Angela Yi, Ph.D. ~ Neuropsychologist 1420 North Claremont Blvd, Suite 209C
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 480-8065
Website: www.FoothillsNeuroPsych.com

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Services

Acupuncture Ida MatAris, L. Ac.
Healing Circle Community Acupuncture
12598 Central Ave, Unit 113
Chino, CA 91710
Phone: (909) 590-4183
Email: HealingCircleAcupuncture@gmail.com
Website: HealingCircleAcupuncture.com
Brain Efficiency Tutoring Brain Boosters Center for Success
Mary Kay Chesher - Director

Phone: (909) 621-0777 or (909) 931-9000
Website: www.CentersForSuccess.com
Chiropractor Martin McLeod, D.C.
411 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 621-1208
Community Help and Support Real Connections
Brandi Orton, MSG - Director

Phone: (909) 621-6300
Email: borton@RealConnections.org
Website: www.RealConnections.org
Hyperbaric Treatment Advanced Hyperbarics
Jay Hocking, CHT, DMT-A - Program Director

Phone: (714) 527-4000
Email: info@AdvancedHyperbarics.com
In-Home Care Right At Home
Lisa Jeffers - Owner

In-home care and assistance for loved ones - everything from bathing to medical care, light housekeeping to companionship.

Phone: (909) 466-5472
Email: info@rahrancho.com
Website: www.rahrancho.com
Legal Jason L. Gaudy - CEO, Attorney At Law
267 D Street
Upland, CA 91786
Phone: (909) 982-3199
Email: jason@gaudylaw.com
Website: www.gaudylaw.com
Living Assistance Services Visiting Angels
L. Lindsey Rehfeld, M.A. - Executive Director

131 E. Foothill Blvd.
Glendora, CA 91741
Phone: (626) 852-3302
Email: Lindsey@AngelCaregiving.com
Website: www.AngelCaregiving.com
Massage Lorena Ensign
State Certified Massage Therapist
Call or text
Phone: (909) 214-7660
Personal Tracking Code If I Need Help
Erin Wilson

Worried that a loved one may wander off? Get a personal QR code on a patch or dog-tag with contact information.

Phone: (661) 524-6732
Email: Erin@IfINeedHelp.org
Website: IfINeedHelp.org
Reiki Lori Bleich ~ Reiki Master Practitioner
Stress Reduction • Relaxation • Energy Balancing
at Acupuncture and Pain Clinic
491-A N. Central Ave.
Upland, CA 91786
Phone: (909) 946-8306
Website: www.LoriBleich.HandsOnTrade.com
Appointments available every Wednesday and rotating Saturdays
Call for pricing and discounts
Salt Therapy Spa Salt Oasis
11940 Foothill Blvd, Suite 111
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739
Phone: (909) 291-7258
Website: SaltOasis.com
Senior Living Advisors Senior Solutions Professionals
Delores Peich - Owner, Elder Care advisor

99 East C Street, Suite 204
Upland, CA 91786
Cell: (909) 229-1087
Office: (909) 931-2822
Email: dpeich@SeniorSolutionsPros.com
Writing Jill Adler
Freelance Writer/Editor, NLAPW Member

23318 Red Willow Way
Murrieta, CA 92562-3245 Phone: Cell: (209) 872-5673
Email: mailto:jadlersportink@sbcglobal.net

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Websites

Ranch horse Begin Again Ranch - helping Brain Injury Survivors and their families rebuild confidence and tackle new challenges. This horse ranch in Colorado is a safe and contained environment for you to identify, accept and overcome the obstacles on your road to recovery. Terri and her equine co-facilitators will guide you on your journey of self discovery.
BrainLine Logo Brainline.org - preventing, treating, and living with traumatic brain injury. BrainLine is a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with TBI. BrainLine includes a series of webcasts, an electronic newsletter, and an extensive outreach campaign in partnership with national organizations concerned about traumatic brain injury.
BrainLineMilitary Logo BrainlineMilitary.org - Help for service members, veterans, national guard, reserve, and their families dealing with traumatic brain injury.
Beautiful drawing of the human brain BrainNeuroFeedback.com - Low Energy Neurofeedback System (LENS) introduces brainwave feedback to restore, according to the website, "connectivity and communication within the brain itself." The site also states that in some cases of TBI and PCS, focus, concentration, and memory can improve with treatments.
Brainstorming4Us Brainstorming4Us - offering encouragement and resources for families and survivors who have been thrown into the unknown world of traumatic brain injury.
Dixie Coskie Dixie Coskie - offering an overview of Dixie's book, Unthinkable, an in-depth look at her family's journey through son Paul's recovery from traumatic brain injury. Dixie has also provided a great list of tips for loved ones to help deal with the trauma and rehab experience.
Blue and gold logo National Caregivers Library - another site with many helpful articles regarding caring for someone with disabilities. This website focuses on things caregivers need to know about, such as housing and transportation issues.
Blue logo National Center for Learning Disabilities - take a quiz to find out if you or your loved one has a learning disability. This site also offers many other resources.
NCAA logo National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) - This video from the NCAA about concussions includes symptoms, stories, and suggests you get checked out if you suspect you've suffered a concussion.
Neurofeedback Centers for Success Logo
Neurofeedback Centers for Success - Drug-Free Solutions for Children and Adults with Phenomenal Results! Whether you need to remedy an impairment or want to refine and improve already successful brain function, the Neurofeedback Centers for Success offer non-invasive, drug-free solutions for children and adults.
Eagle and flag blue logo President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition - Learn more about how to be fit and active while eating healthy.
Real Connections Real Connections - is a member-driven resource network offering trusted information, valued services, and enriching relationships that enable individuals to live and age well in their homes and communities.
Eagle and flag circular logo Social Security Benefits - information about monetary assistance for people with disabilities.
Three jumping figures logo Support Groups Central - Daily web-conferencing peer support groups for people experiencing mental health difficulties who are looking for live, confidential support and "I've been there" understanding. SGC groups come via smart phone, tablet, or computer. No driving to a brick and mortar location. Groups can be easily accessed from anywhere.
Holding Hands Circling the Globe We Connect Now - connecting and integrating college students with disabilities as a virtual community with a voice on important issues. The We Connect Now website has been up and serving college students with disabilities since April of 2008.
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Support Groups

Bridging the Gap Support Group at Claremont Place - Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
This support group is for survivors and caregivers, and others interested in brain trauma recovery. For more info, please call Celeste Palmer at (909) 260-0980.
Claremont Place ~ 120 W. San Jose Ave. Claremont, CA 91711

American Veterans with Brain Injuries
AVBI was organized in 2004 as a grassroots effort whose mission is to offer support to the families of American Service members and Veterans who have suffered brain injuries.

BrainInjuryChat.org
Our purpose is to provide people who are living with brain injury a safe place to meet for support and information.

The Brain Injury Information Network
A collection of 30 support mailing lists and email support groups focusing on Brain Injury, Stroke, Coma, Downs Syndrome, etc.

Daily Strength - Brain Injury Support Group
A forum offering free, anonymous support from people just like you. Includes health articles and community advisors.

Friends' Health Connection
The purpose of this community is for individuals with health challenges, and caregivers, to find and network with one another, spreading hope worldwide. If you or someone you love is facing an illness, please know you are not alone. We invite you to become part of our global community of friendship and support.

Sit-Down Comedian Ricky "Cancer Killer" Gutierrez
(951) 536-9026
gutierrezricky2333@yahoo.com

Support Groups Central
Daily web-conferencing peer support groups for people experiencing mental health difficulties who are looking for live, confidential support and "I've been there" understanding. SGC groups come via smart phone, tablet, or computer. No driving to a brick and mortar location. Groups can be easily accessed from anywhere.

TBI Home
TBI Home is a peer support website for people living with brain injury, their families and friends to support each other by sharing their experiences.

Yahoo Groups related to Brain Injury

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danny_blanco@yahoo.com