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Resources

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This page contains references to some of the many organizations that provide information or services which may be helpful. Beyond Adversity is not suggesting or recommending that any reader accepts as fact the medical, pharmaceutical, psychological, or therapeutic advice provided by the linked organizations. Only qualified professionals can offer their patients appropriate medical, pharmaceutical, psychological, or therapeutic advice. Links are provided for informational purposes only. Please let me know if resources you recommend do not appear below.

California

New York

National (USA)

National Veteran Support

International

This page contains references to some of the many books about recovery from brain injury or other adversity. Beyond Adversity is not suggesting or recommending that any reader accepts as fact the medical, pharmaceutical, psychological, or therapeutic advice provided in the books. Only qualified professionals can offer their patients appropriate medical, pharmaceutical, psychological, or therapeutic advice. The list of books is provided for informational purposes only. Please let me know if books you recommend do not appear below.

Books

  • Blurts! Talk About Brain Injury by Frances Heussenstamm, Ph.D.  (Jun 10, 2013)
  • Brain Injury Survival Kit: 365 Tips, Tools and Tricks to Deal with Cognitive Function Loss by Cheryle Sullivan (Sept 1, 2008)
  • Cracked: Recovering After Traumatic Brain Injury by Lynsey Calderwood
  • Head Cases: Stories of Brain Injury and Its Aftermath by Michael Paul Mason (Apr 28, 2009)
  • I’ll Carry the Fork! Recovering a Life After Brain Injury by Kara L. Swanson
  • Metamorphosis, Surviving Brain Injury by David A. Grant (Sept 15, 2012)
  • Mindstorms: Living with Traumatic Brain Injury by John W. Cassidy MD and Lee Woodruff (Jun 23, 2009)
  • Missing Pieces: Mending the Head Injury Family by Marilyn Colter Maxwell
  • The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science by Norman Doidge
  • Where is the Mango Princess? A Journey Back from Brain Injury by Cathy Crimmins (Oct 9, 2001)
  • Brainline ABI Books

 

 

2 Responses to “Resources”

  • Howard Roll says:

    Scott, thanks for the book list. I ordered the 365 tips tonight.

    • Scott says:

      Howard, after you have a chance to read some or all of the book, please share your opinion of the book or any of the tips in the book. Your input may influence whether or not other readers of this blog choose to purchase the book and whether or not I continue to list the book under resources. Happy reading.


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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.