Brain Injury Spouses

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Resources

Helpful Web Sites:

 

Brain Injury Association of America

biausa.org

This website has a wealth of information and can also direct you to your state brain injury association.

 

Brain Injury Resource Center

www.headinjury.com

 

BrainLine

www.brainline.org

 

Caregiver

www.caregiver.com

 

Family Caregiver Alliance

www.caregiver.org

 

Lash and Associates Publishing/Training, Inc.

www.lapublishing.com

Brain Injury Books and Resource Center

 

www.tbihopeandinspiration.com

 

 

Helpful Books:

 

Daring Greatly

Brene Brown

 

The Gifts of Imperfection

Brene Brown

(The above two titles have been tremendously helpful to me in recognizing that I can not do everything, and that is totally okay)

 

Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope

Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly

(We all are familiar with Gabby Giffords and her incredible recovery - this is especially helpful in knowing how her husband has responded to the new Gabby)

 

He Never Liked Cake

Janna Leyde

 (Janna's father suffered a TBI when she was just 14 years old.  This is her memoir.  As a mother, I found this book incredibly helpful in understanding my children's emotions)

 

In an Instant:  A Family Journey of Love and Healing

Lee and Bob Woodruff

 

Learning by Accident

Rosemary Rawlins

 

Living with Brain Injury:  A Guide for Families

Richard Senelick, MD and Karla Dougherty

(A HealthSouth Publication)

 

Mindstorms:  The Complete Guide for Families Living with Traumatic Brain Injury

John W. Cassidy

 

The Other Survivor:  Head Injury from a Wife's Perspective

Barbara Janet Cooper

 

Realistic Hope - Aspirations for Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury

Mark Palmer

 

Successfully Surviving a Brain Injury:  A Family Guidebook fro the Emergency Room to Selecting a Rehabilitation Facility

Garry Prowe

(I read this book 3 times within the first 6 months)

 

A Three Dog Life

Abigail Thomas

(a wife's memoir)

 

Unthinkable: Tips for Surviving a Child's Traumatic Brain Injury

Dixie Coskie

A much needed resource for parents experiencing a child's brain injury and for professionals ready to help them.