Materials

Materials

GOOD READ means that the book is action-oriented and written so that many different audiences can read and understand it. These are books that we highly recommend.

 

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Books – Easy to Read and Understand

Academic Recovery After Head Injury
Dinah Russell and Anita Sharratt
ISBN: 0398057885
Charles C. Thomas Publishing
2600 South First Street
Springfield IL 62794-9265

Access Guide to Community Services
Brain Injury Assc. of Florida
201 East Sample Road
Pompano Beach FL 33064

Access Guide to Community Svcs Workbook
Brain Injury Assc. of Florida
201 East Sample Road
Pompano Beach FL 33064

Awake Again
by Martin Krieg (Survivor)
ISBN: 1567960464
KM Publishing
P. O. Box 3346-DT
Santa Cruz CA 95063

Blessed Tragedy
by Karen Wells (Survivor)
ISBN: 0964940175
Rhodes & Easton
121 E. Front Street, 4th Floor
Traverse City MI 49684

Brain Injury: A Family Tragedy
by Patt Abrahamson (Family Member)
ISBN: 1882855566
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Brain Injury Glossary
ISBN: 188285506X
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

BRAINLASH: Maximize Your Recovery from Mild Brain Injury
by Gail L. Denton, Ph.D. (Survivor)
Attention Span Books
P. O. Box 788
Niwot CO 80544-0788

Coming Home: Discharge Manual for Families of Persons w/ a Brain Injury
Dana S. DeBoskey, Ph.D., Editor
ISBN: 1882855345
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Comprehensive Rehab. of the H.I. Person
(available in Spanish )
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Diane Roberts Stoler, Ed.D. (Survivor)
ISBN: 0895297914
Avery Publishing Group
120 Old Broadway
Garden City Park NY 11040

Courage After Coma: A Familyís Journey
by Mufty Mathewson (Parent)
ISBN: 0968222102
Uneek Experience Ltd.
10333 – 132 Street
Edmonton AB T5N 1Y9 Canada

Crushed But Not Destroyed
by Sharon Longenecker (Spouse)
ISBN: 0961424400
Sun Ray Publishing Co.
27885 S. E. Sun Ray Drive
Boring OR 97009

Daño cerebral: Guía para familares y cuidadores
José León-Carrión
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Educating Families: A Guide to Medical, Cognitive & Social Issues GOOD READ
by D. DeBoskey, J. Hecht and C. Calub
ISBN: 083420231X
Aspen Publishers, Inc.
200 Orchard Ridge Drive
Gaithersburg MD 20878

For Kids Only: A Guide to Brain Injury GOOD READ
Medical College of Virginia
Dept. of Physical Medicine Rehab.
MCV Box 980542
Richmond VA 23298-0542

Gentle Touches: A Collection of Essays
Simkins and Simkins
Attorneys at Law
200 North Center
Northville MI 48167

Guidelines for Educational Services for Students with Traumatic Brain Injury
Department of Education
P. O. Box 2120
Richmond VA 23216

God Isn’t Finished with Me Yet!
by Kathy Hughes (Survivor) with Rita Milios
ISBN: 1555232064
Winston-Derek Publishers
P. O. Box 90883
Nashville TN 37209

Traumatismo Craneo Encefalico
L. Marshal, G.R. Sadler and S.B. Marshall
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

HDI Coping Series GOOD READ
1. Head Injury: A Home-Based Cognitive Rehabilitation Program
2. Head Injury: A Guide for Families
3. Hiring the Head Injured: What to Expect
4. Life After Head Injury: Who am I?
5. Teaching the Head Injured: What to Expect
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Head Injury Survival Guide GOOD READ
by Glen Johnson, Ph.D.
Neuro-Recovery Head Injury Program
5123 North Royal Drive
Traverse City MI 49684

Helping Head Injury/Stroke Patients at Home GOOD READ
(Avail. in Spanish )
Pi Lambda Theta
c/o Mary Ellen Dierks
5266 Cribari Heights
San Jose CA 95135

Helping the Child Who Doesn’t Fit In
by M. Duke PhD, S. Nowicki PhD, E. Martin MEd
(Excellent resource for any-aged survivor having trouble with non-verbal social skill)
ISBN: 1561450251
Peachtree Publishers, Ltd.
494 Armour Circle NE
Atlanta GA 30324

In Search of Wings GOOD READ
by Beverly Bryant (Survivor)
ISBN: 1882332008
Wings Publishing
12 Reef Road
Cape Elizabeth ME 04107

Injured Mind, Shattered Dreams
by Janet Miller Rife (Parent)
ISBN: 0914797956
Brookline Books
P. O. Box 381047
Cambridge MA 02238

Invisible Illnesses and Disabilities
Sharon Smith-Merritt
ISBN: 1884707947
W. E. Merritt
P. O. Box 55273
Portland OR 97238-5273

Living with Brain Injury
by Paula Kirkpatrick (Survivor)
PK Publishing
P. O. Box 13
Port Aransas TX 78373

Living With Head Injury GOOD READ
M.D. van den Broek, W. Schady & M.J. Coyne
ISBN: 0719041899
Manchester University Press
Fifth Avenue, Room 400
New York NJ 10010

One-Handed in a Two-Handed World
Tommye K. Mayer
ISBN: 0965280500
Prince-Gallison Press
P. O. Box 23
Hanover Station
Boston MA 02113

Making Life Work After A Head Injury
Brain Injury Assc. of Florida
201 East Sample Road
Pompano Beach FL 33064

Pain: Making Life Livable GOOD READ
by Dana S. DeBoskey, Ph.D.
ISBN: 1882855361
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Pediatric Brain Injury: The Case of the Very Young Child GOOD READ
by C. Sellars, C. Vegter and S. Ellerbusch
ISBN: 1882855558
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Poetic Awakening
by John C. Snyder (Survivor)
JCS Publishing
1419 Springcreek Lane
Atlanta GA 30350

Self Advocacy for Independent Living
Brain Injury Assc. of Colorado
6825 E. Tennessee Avenue, #405
Denver CO 80224

Sexuality and the Person with TBI: A Guide for Families GOOD READ
Ernest Griffith and Sally Lemberg
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Susan’s Dad: A Child’s Story of Head Injury
by Leif E. Leaf, Ph.D.
Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Group
2200 Powell Street, Suite 800
Emeryville CA 94608

Teaching Your Child The Language of Social Success
by M. Duke PhD, S. Nowicki PhD, E. Martin MEd
(Excellent resource for any-aged survivor having trouble with non-verbal social skill)
ISBN: 1561451266
Peachtree Publishers, Ltd.
494 Armour Circle NE
Atlanta GA 30324

TBI Manual: What You Need to Know
BIA of Michigan
8137 W. Grand River, Suite A
Brighton MI 48116

The TBI Tool Kit
SRBIRPC & TBI-NET
ISBN: 1882855078
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

The Catastrophe of Coma: A Way Back GOOD READ
by E. A. Freeman, MB. BS. FRCS (Ed.)
ISBN: 0911378936
Sheridan House Inc.
145 Palisade Street
Dobbs Ferry NY 10522

The Humpty Dumpty Syndrome
Janette Moffatt Warrington
ISBN: 0893670715
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

TBI: It Happened in My Family (Interactive Workbook for Children)
by Rebeccas K. Braymen, Ph.D.
Child Family Services
1919 South 40th Street, #111
Lincoln NE 68506

Through This Window: Views on Traumatic Brain Injury
Edited by Pat Felton (Survivor)
ISBN: 096344610X
Exceptional Brain Trauma Survivors, Inc.
P. O. Box 125
Brooks ME 04921

To Wherever Oceans Go GOOD READ
by Beverley Bryant (Survivor)
ISBN: 1882332016
Wings Publishing
12 Reef Road
Cape Elizabeth ME 04107

When A Parent Has a Brain Injury: Sons and Daughters Speak Out GOOD READ
by Marilyn Lash, M.S.W.
Massachusetts Head Injury Assc.
484 Main Street, #325
Worcester MA 01608

When Your Child is Seriously Injured: The Emotional Impact on Families
When Your Child Goes to School After an Injury
Exceptional Parent
Dept ML, P. O. Box 8045
Brick NJ 08723

Getting Our Heads Together
(Available in Spanish )
Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital
P. O. Drawer 15025
Asheville NC 28813-0025

Head Injury: A Family Guide
(Available in Spanish $)
Brain Injury Assc. of Florida
201 East Sample Road
Pompano Beach FL 33064

Living w/ Head Injury: A Guide for Families
by Richard C. Senelick, M.D. and Cathy E. Ryan
Rehabilitation Institute of San Antonio
9119 Cinnamon Hill
San Antonio TX 78240

Making Life Work After Head Injury
Brain Injury Assc. of Florida
201 East Sample Road
Pompano Beach FL 33064

The Family Guide to the Rehabilitation of the Severely Head-Injured Patient
(Available in Spanish )
Healthcare Rehabilitation Center
1106 W. Dittmar Road
Austin TX 78745

Traumatic Head Injury: Cause, Consequence and Challenge
by D. Swiercinsky, Ph.D., T. Price, Ph.D, Leif E. Leaf,Ph.D
Brain Injury Association (Formerly N.H.I.F.)
105 North Alfred Street
Alexandria VA 22314

Why Did It Happen on a School Day: My Family’s Experience with Brain Injury
Brain Injury Association (Formerly N.H.I.F.)
105 North Alfred Street
Alexandria VA 22314

Working After Brain Injury: What Can I Do? GOOD READ
by Dana S. Deboskey, Ph.D., Editor
ISBN: 1882855353
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Education and Support Program for Families of H. I. Survivors
The University of British Columbia
School of Nursing
T. 206-2211 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver BC Canada V6T 2B5

For the Love of Mel
by Edna Lissett Hunter
Melainey Hope Publishing Society
#202, 4015 17th Avenue S.E.
Calgary AB T2A 0S8 Canada

Really, Iím Fine!!
by Rachel Oliver
ISBN: 097309270X
Comic Art
R.R. 5 Owen Sound
Ontario Canada N5K 5N7

Getting Ahead: My way back to living from a head injury
by Wendy J. Trow Roberts (Survivor)
ISBN: 0646217046
Roberts Publishing
4/24 Wakefield Street
Kent Town 5067 South Australia

My Dad’s Had a Head Injury
by Katie Field (Daughter)
A Change of Rhythm
by Jackie Keirs (Survivor)
Karen’s Diary
by Karen Oakley (Spouse)
Headway National Head Injuries Assc.
7 King Edward Court
King Edward Street
Nottingham NG1 1EW England

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Books – Technical and Clinical

An Educational Challenge: Meeting the Needs of Students w/ Brain Injury GOOD READ
by Dana S. DeBoskey, P.H.D.
ISBN: 188285537X
HDI Publishing
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

An Educator’s Manual: What Educators Need to Know About Students with TBI
Brain Injury Association (Formerly N.H.I.F.)
105 North Alfred Street
Alexandria VA 22314

Analysis, Understanding and Presentation of Cases Involving TBI
Brain Injury Association (Formerly N.H.I.F.)
105 North Alfred Street
Alexandria VA 22314

Children with Acquired Brain Injury
Edited by: G. Singer, A. Glang & J. Williams
ISBN: 1557662339
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
P. O. Box 10624
Baltimore MD 21285

Educational Dimensions of Acquired Brain Injury
Edited by Ronald C. Savage and Gary F. Wolcott
ISBN: 0890795983
Pro-Ed
8700 Shoal Creek Blvd.
Austin TX 78757-6897

Guidelines for Educational Services for Students with Traumatic Brain Injury
Department of Education
P. O. Box 2120
Richmond VA 23216

HDI Professional Series GOOD READ
1. An Overview
2. Applied Behavior Analysis
3. Community Living Skill Development – Teaching Methods
4. Developing the TBI Rehab Plan
5. Adaptive Driving After TBI
6. Managing Anger and Aggression
7. Managing Attention Deficits
8. Management of Memory Disorders
9. Developing Social Skills
10. Sexuality After TBI
11. Developing Motivation
12. Head Injury Rehab with Children and Adolescents
13. Accessing Community Resources: Discharge Planning
14. Developing Self Control
15. Increasing Self Awareness
16. Teaching Job Seeking Skills
17. Developing Adaptive Work Behaviors
18. Supported Employment and TBI
19. The Role of the Family in TBI Rehab
20. Management of Communication and Language Deficits
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Head Injury: A Family Matter
Edited by Janet M. Williams and Thomas Kay
ISBN: 1557660638
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
P. O. Box 10624
Baltimore MD 21285

Head Injury and the Family
by Arthur Dell Orto and Paul Power
ISBN: 1878205617
PMD Publishers Groups, Inc.
P. O. BOX 4116
Winter Park FL 32793

Head Injury from a Legal Perspective: A Collection of Articles
Simkins and Simkins
200 North Center
Northville MI 48167

Head Injury in Children and Adolescents
by Vivian Begali
ISBN: 0471161942
Clinical Psychology Publishing Co.
4 Conant Square
Brandon VT 05733

Integrating Community Resources
ISBN: 1882855302
HDI Publishing
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Making Sense Out of Nonsense: Models of H. I. Rehabilitation GOOD READ
by Ruth A. Whitham
(This book is esp. pointed at mild/moderate brain injury)
ISBN: 1896099009
Rehab Publishing
7905 Bayview Avenue, Suite 713
Thornhill ON Canada L3T 7N3

Neuropsychology for the Attorney
by Robert J. Sbordone, Ph.D.
ISBN: 1878205269
St. Lucie Press
100 E. Linton Blvd., Suite 403B
Delray Beach FL 33483

Off to Work Curriculum
Paul Wehman, Ph.D. and Pamela Sherron, M.Ed.
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Proactive Intervention GOOD READ
by Jean L. Blosser and Roberta DePompei
ISBN: 1565931688
Singular Publishing Group, Inc.
4284 – 41st Street
San Diego CA 92105-1197

Physical Management of Students Who Have Sustained a TBI GOOD READ
by Kathy Q. Specht, MA, PT
ISBN: 1228855450
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Pediatric Brain Injury: The Case of the Very Young Child GOOD READ
by C. Sellar, C. Vegter and S. Ellerbusch
ISBN: 1882855558
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Psychotherapy of the Brain-Injury Patient: Reclaiming the Shattered Self
by Laurence Miller, Ph.D.
ISBN: 0393701581
W. W. Norton Company, Inc.
500 Fifth Avenue
New York NY 10110

Problem Solving, Planning and Organizational Tasks: Strategies for Retraining
by V. Parker and N. Tenbroek
ISBN: 088450221X
Communication Skill Builders
3830 E. Bellevue
P. O. Box 42050
Tucson AZ 85733

Rehabilitation of Post-Concussive Disorders
Edited by Lawrence J. Horn, MD and Nathan D. Zasler, MD
ISBN: 1560530812
Hanley Belfus, Inc.
210 South 13th Street
Philadelphia PA 19107

Signs and Strategies for Educating Students w/ Brain Injuries:
A Practical Guide for Teachers and Schools GOOD READ
by G. Wolcott, M. Lash, S. Pearson
ISBN: 1882855337
HDI Publishing
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Students with Acquired Brain Injury GOOD READ
Edited by: A. Glang, G. Singer, B. Todis
ISBN: 1557662851
Paul Brookes Publishing Co.
P. O. Box 10624
Baltimore MD 21285

Traumatic Brain Injury: A Guidebook for Educators
The University of the State of New York
The State Education Department
Office for Special Education Service
Albany NY 12234

Traumatic Brain Injury: A Guidebook for Idaho Educators
National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation
Training Materials
Oklahoma State University
816 W. 6th Street
Stillwater OK 74078

TBI: An Educator’s Manual
Oregon Department of Education
Office of Special Education
255 Capitol Street NE
Salem OR 97310-0203

Traumatic Brain Injury and Neuropsychological Impairment
by Rolland S. Parker
ISBN: 0387972390
Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.
175 Fifth Avenue
New York NY 10010

Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Edited by Mark Ashley and David Krych
ISBN: 0849394635
CRC Press, LLC
P. O. Box 31225
Tampa FL 33631-3225

Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Services, Treatments and Outcomes
by M. Anne Chamberlain, Vera Neumann and Alan Tennant
ISBN: 1565933079
Singular Publishing Group
4284 41st Street
San Diego CA 92105

Treating Families of Brain Injury Survivors
by Paul R. Sachs, Ph.D.
ISBN: 0826169201
Springer Publishing Company
536 Broadway
New York NY 10012

Work Worth Doing: Advances in Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Edited by Brian T. McMahon and Linda R. Shaw
ISBN: 1878205196
Paul M. Deutsch Press, Inc.
No Address Available

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Videos

Coma
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Families Living w/ Brain Injury
University Hospital School
The University of Iowa

Weíve Been There GOOD WATCH
(Survivors share their perspectives/strategies)
Brain Injury Assc. of Minnesota
43 Main Street SE, S-135
Minneapolis MN 55414

Making Life Work After Head Injury
(Available in Spanish $)
Brain Injury Assc. of Florida
201 East Sample Road
Pompano Beach FL 33064

Never Give Up
Perspectives on TBI
Returning to School (training module)
TBI Project
University of Kansas Medical Center
Dept. of Special Education
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City KS 66160-7335

The Unseen Journey: Minor Head Trauma
HDI Publishers
P. O. Box 131401
Houston TX 77219

Viviendo con los Effectos de Lesion Cerebral: Tres Famililas Hispanas
(Spanish w/ English subtitles)
Misconceptions of Head Injury
Problems/Coping Strategies of Mothers, Siblings & Young Adult Males w/TBI
The Challenge of Brain Injury: A Team Approach to Treating theWhole Person
Ontario Brain Injury Association
P. O. Box 2338
St. Catharines ON L2M 7M7

Returning to School Following TBI: A Guide for School Personnel
by Pamela K. Waalan, Ph.D.
National Information Clearinghouse
Dept. of PM&R/MCV
Clearinghouse Request
P. O. Box 980542
Richmond VA 23298-0542

Surviving Traumatic Brain Injury – I Can’t Believe This Is My Life
Brain Injury Assc. of Michigan
8137 W. Grand River, Suite A
Brighton MI 48116-9346

Sleep Disorders Related to TBI
by Dr. Rahul B. Sangal
Simkins and Simkins
200 North Center
Northville MI 48167

Think Twice GOOD WATCH
(Specifically for policemen/women)
Brain Injury Assc. of Colorado
6825 E. Tennessee Avenue, #405
Denver CO 80224

Trying a Mild Head Injury Case & Reading a Neuropsychological Report
Simkins and Simkins
200 North Center
Northville MI 48167

You, Me Community: Connecting the Pieces
Connecticut Traumatic Brain Injury Assc.
1800 Silas Deane Hwy., Suite 224
Rocky Hill CT 06067

TBI.org

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