Posts Tagged ‘Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa’

By On December 14th, 2015

Tips for Surviving the Holiday Season with a Brain Injury

The holidays can be overwhelming for those without the added challenge of the effects of brain injury.  Our friends at the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa recently published a list of fifteen tips to help individuals with brain injury to enjoy the holidays. These tips can also assist the friends and family of someone dealing…


By On February 6th, 2015

Spring 2015 with the Brookhaven and Neurologic Rehabilitation institute: On the Road Once Again

The start of the 2015 Conference Season will take staff members from Brookhaven Hospital and the Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute throughout the United States and into Canada. On February 6 and 7 the Santa Clara Valley Brain Injury Conference has invited Rolf Gainer, PhD; Ron Broughton, LPC, CBIST and Matt Maxey, RN, BSN, CBIS to speak on topics…


By On April 11th, 2014

My New Life’s Purpose

Written by: Bridgid Ruden My New Life’s Purpose In May 2008, traumatic brain injury interrupted my life. I was propelled into a hurricane of brain-altering occurrences. Due to the depth of the trauma, emergent brain surgeries were necessary. Near death episodes entered my realm. Many perceived I was leaving my physical body.  Amazingly I survived…


By On April 11th, 2014

Introduction of guest blogger: Bridgid Ruden

During the 22nd Annual Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa conference I had the pleasure of visiting with Bridgid Ruden.  When I first met Bridgid at the conference last year, I had no idea of her strength and inspiration.  I had not heard her story.  This year I heard about her incredible recovery and her graciousness in sharing her story…


By On December 5th, 2013

Travels with NRI: The Fall conference review

The Fall conference season is winding down with ACRM in Orlando. We had the opportunity to present: Reducing the need for seclusion and restraint in an impatient neurobehavioral unit as well as attend this several day long, established rehabilitation conference. The quality of the ACRM event is extremely high with a world recognized group of…

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