Help For People With Traumatic Brain Injuries New Study Finds Optimal Treatment Methods

By Brady White

A traumatic brain injury occurs when an external force — such as falls, vehicle accidents, and violence — traumatically injures the brain.  Brain injuries are a major cause of disabilities worldwide. Recovering from a traumatic brain injury can be a slow and difficult process, and there has been very little research examining the best rehabilitation methods. Until now.  

A new study published recently by the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine gives new insights into the rehabilitation of this debilitating condition.

Boston Making Big Strides with Autism

By Brian Gibby, MOTR/L
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Meet Boston. He’s a very energetic six-year-old boy who lives in rural Utah. Boston’s mother Wendy noticed from birth that Boston was different from her other kids. He did not like to sleep. He was constantly crying. He struggled with maintaining eye contact. He struggled with playing with toys. He was constantly on the move. He had a hard time with behavior, he was always mad, would hurt others, and struggled with very minor transitions. But occupational therapy has helped him make big strides.