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  • Acquired Brain Injury: Teens Talking to Teens Video
    Produced by: Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children Teen to Teen video wins three awards in competition... Aegis Award 2000, winner in documentary category Communicator Awards 2000, award of excellence in medical/educational category New York Festival Film and Video. medal in category of professional education for patient information. Now $15.00
    (Added: Tue Jun 19 2001)
  • Tip Card - Adults with Brain Injury:
    Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, PhD, ABPP and Stephanie Kolakowsky-Hayner, MA. Helps all people learn how stereotypes develop, examine beliefs about people with disabilities, and how to avoid negative stereotypes.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Assistive Technology for Reading and Writing
    By: Yvonne Gillette. Describes how “helping tools” can help a child whose reading and writing skills have been affected by an injury or illness. Gives a checklist to assess emerging, novice or advanced literacy levels. Details methods for non-electronic assistance, computer hardware and software. Has detailed list of products and software for children.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Augmentative Communication
    By: Yvonne Gillette and Roberta DePompei. Explains systems, methods and devices. Describes levels of technology and features for messages, voice output and keyboards. Discusses funding options. Gives tips for requesting and getting results from an evaluation.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Back to School After a mild brain injury or concussion
    By: Marilyn Lash, Ron Savage & Roberta DePompei. Describes temporary changes in behavior at home and warning signs at school. Gives tips for teaching and assignments. Identifies when extra help may be needed. Suggest using with Bing Bang Bong and its 8 week post concussion checklist.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Back to Work?
    Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, PhD, ABPP and Stephanie Kolakowsky-Hayner, MA. Helps adults with disabilities and families identify challenges for returning to work and strategies to work successfully.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Behavior after Brain Injury Changes and Challenges
    By: Nina M. Marchese, Andrea Potoczny-Gray & Ron Savage. Explains how to recognize changes in behavior, deal with challenging behaviors and change disruptive behaviors. Emphasizes prevention by antecedent management of behavior. Explains why traditional behavior management approaches are not effective.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Bing Bang Bong When your child has a concussion
    By: Ron Savage. Describes early and late signs and consequences of concussions. Explains how to measure their severity. Gives guidelines for safe return to play or sports. Has a post concussion checklist for tracking physical, cognitive, behavioral and emotional changes over 8 weeks. Includes checklist insert.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - COMA When your child is in a coma
    By: Ron Savage and Marilyn Lash. Explains what a coma is and methods used to measure its severity. Gives tips for family members to comfort and respond to a child during early stages of coma recovery.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Communication How communication changes over time
    By: Roberta DePompei and Jean Blosser. Describes how a brain injury affects speech, language and communication over time. Identifies changes in information processing, memory and attention. Gives tips on communication, preventing confusion, and evaluation. Has 2 year checklist to track changes.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Going to College When a student has a brain injury
    By: Jane Goodwin & Linda Larson. Describes federal laws for students with disabilities and how to find special services in college. Lists academic accommodations for exams, lectures, and classroom assignments. Gives strategies to improve language and comprehension and tips for organizing information and studying.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Helping Families Cope When a child has a brain injury
    By: Carolyn Rocchio and Marilyn Lash. Helps families cope with a hospital stay, move to rehabilitation, prepare for going home and find community resources. Discusses the emotional impact of a child’s brain injury on family members over time.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Keeping Children Safe After Brain Injury
    By: Janet Houston & Ron Savage. Describes changes in thinking, behavior and physical abilities after brain injury that increase risks for repeated injuries. Gives safety suggestions for sports and play, pedestrians and bicyclists, driving, alcohol and drug use, dating and sexuality.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Legal Issues When teenagers become adults after brain injury
    By: Kenneth Kolpan, Carolyn Rocchio & Marilyn Lash. Discusses when changes in judgment, memory or communication may result in need for guidance or protection of young adults. Helps parents become aware of legal changes with adulthood, plan ahead for the future and understand guardianship and other legal terms.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - MEDS After Brain Injury
    By: Ron Savage & William Singer. Describes how uses and effects of medications can change after a brain injury. Explains types of medications used for children with seizures, cognitive changes, challenging behaviors, thought disorders, depression, personality changes, and spasticity.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Myths & Facts When your child has a brain injury
    By: Marilyn Lash Correct common misunderstandings and change attitudes by giving accurate information about brain injury. Covers impact of interupted brain development, recovery patterns, and consequences for learning. 6 Pages $1.50
    (Added: Tue Jun 19 2001)
  • Tip Card - Setting up the Home When a child has complex needs
    By: Paul Kahn. Gives practical suggestions for home care of medically complex or technology dependent children, including fire safety, electricity, oxygen and exits. Explains how to modify the home with tips for setting up the bedroom, storing supplies and arranging furniture.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Special Education IEP Checklist For a student with a brain injury
    By: Roberta DePompei, Jean Blosser, Ron Savage & Marilyn Lash. Shows how to identify unique educational needs, develop teaching strategies, plan environmental changes, and write functional, effective educational plans. Has checklists for accommodations and adaptations in the classroom.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Substance Abuse After Brain Injury in Youth
    By: John Corrigan & Roberta DePompei. Describes dangers of alcohol use after brain injury. Outlines signs of substance abuse, identifies reasons for substance abuse, and proposes methods for responding to suspected or identified substance abuse. Gives tips for prevention, education and interventions.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Talking with Parents When a student has a brain injury
    By: Linda Robinson. Describes parents’ perspectives, needs and priorities after their child has a brain injury. Gives tips to help school staff communicate effectively with parents as partners rather than adversaries. Suggests how to help parents with IEP process.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Teaching Strategies for Students with Brain Injuries
    By: Janet Tyler, Jean Blosser & Roberta DePompei. Gives strategies for helping with attention, concentration, memory, organization and following directions. Provides suggestions for student modifications for key subjects of math, reading and writing. Suggest using with Special Education IEP Checklist.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Therapies in School for Students with Brain Injuries
    By: Erika Rossi, Pam Fleming, Leanne Pompeo & Ron Savage. Explains how physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech and language pathologists work with educators to develop supportive strategies and services in school. Has checklists to facilitate a “brain injury friendly” environment.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)
  • Tip Card - Thinking about Work:
    Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, PhD, ABPP and Stephanie Kolakowsky-Hayner, MA. For persons with disabilities, families and vocational counselors on deciding whether to look for work and finding services to prepare for work.
    (Added: Wed Sep 12 2001)