Resources

 

For those interested in, or affected by, issues relating to brain or spinal cord injury, we have compiled the collection of outstanding rehabilitation resources below. QLI would like to thank and recognize these organizations and associations for their efforts to further our understanding of the human condition and to improve the lives of those affected by these disabilities.

Brain Injury Association of America
Brainline.org
Brain Injury Alliance of NE
The Center on Brain Injury Research and Training
The Brain Injury Guide & Resources
National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury
The Center for Outcome Measurement in Brain Injury (COMBI)

Magazines/Newspapers/Books

  • Brain Injury: A Family Tragedy by Patty Abrahamson and Jeffery Abrahamson
  • Brain, Heal Thyself: A Caregiver’s New Approach to Recovery from Stroke, Aneurysm, and Traumatic Brain Injuries by Madonna Siles and Lawrence J. Beuret
  • Being with Rachel: A Personal Story of Memory and Survival by Karen Brennan
  • Children with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Parent’s Guide by Lisa Schoenbrodt
  • Confronting Traumatic Brain Injury: Devastation, Hope and Healing by William J Winslade
  • Cracked: Recovering After Traumatic Brain Injury by Lynsey Calderwood
  • Head Injury: The Facts (Oxford Medical Publications) by Dorthy Gronwall, Philip Wrightson, and Peter Waddel
  • I Can’t Remember Me: Recovery After Traumatic Brain Injury by Judy Martin Urban and Courtney Martin Larson
  • I’ll Carry the Fork! Recovering a Life After Brain Injury by Kara L. Swanson
  • Listeing in the Silence, See in the Dark: Reconstructing Life After Brain Injury by Ruthann Johansen
  • Living with Brain Injury by Philip L Fairclough
  • Living with Brain Injury: A Guide for Families, Second Edition by Richard C. Senelick and Karla Dougherty
  • Smile and Jump High! The True Story of Overcoming a Traumatic Brain Injury by Donald J. Lloyd, Shannon L. Kehoe, and Susan E. Lloyd

Assistive Technology

Call Light Systems
Amazon Echo “Drop In”
Smart Caregiver Buttons
Nest Cam IQ Security Camera

Computer Access – Voice Controlled Access
Dragon Naturally Speaking for Windows: Speech recognition software that provides hands-free access to your Windows PC. Create and edit documents, send emails, browse the web, and more. Numerous versions available.
Dragon Naturally Speaking for Mac: Slightly more limited than Dragon’s Windows version.

Computer Access – Mousing Devices
Kensington Expert Mouse Wireless Tackball
Kensington Slimblade Tackball
Logitech Wireless Trackball M570
Magic Trackpad 2
SmartNav
GlassOuse
QuadJoy
TetraMouse
Tobii PC Eye Mini
Steady Mouse

Phone Access
Apple Accessibility
Android Accessibility

Phone Access – Bluetooth Earpieces
Plantronics Voyager Legend
Plantronics Voyager Edge
Motorola Hint
Motorola Hint

Environmental Control Unites (ECUS)
Amazon Echo
Google Home
Apple Homepod
Nest Learning Thermostat
WeMo Smart Switches
Phillips Hue Light Bulbs
Logitech Harmony Hub
ZigBee Somfy Shades
Open Sesame Door Opener
MyQ Garage Door Opener
Ring Doorbells
Scout Alarms
August Smart Lock

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