Consumer Highlight: Harry Mize

Harry Mize was born in Indiana and lived in 7 different states throughout his childhood. He ended up back in Indiana for high school and graduated from Benton Central High School. After graduation, he went into the Army. He spent 4 years in the Army working as an Engineer. After the Army, he moved back to Indiana and […]

My Emotional Compass App

Individuals with traumatic brain injury (or TBI) “frequently experience damage to regions of the brain and neural networks involved with processing emotions.  As a result, many survivors have trouble identifying, labeling, and expressing their emotions, a condition known as alexithymia.”  This is where My Emotional Compass could prove useful. As many as 60% of individuals […]

Giving Your Brain Some Serious Playtime

Brain games. Do they really work? It’s a controversial subject with no clear-cut answers. But for those people with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), research evidence does show that play-based therapy using games is both enjoyable and improves balance and independence better than usual therapy options. After a person has suffered TBI, cognitive training for the […]

Building Support for People with Brain Injuries

In the summer of 2016, Mike Vaughan’s life changed forever. A semi-truck crushed his small Volkswagen Golf, and he sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) — one of the leading causes of death and disability across the globe. Vaughan’s long recovery in the hospital and at home left him feeling increasingly isolated and confined. A […]

Brain Power: The Road to Rehabilitation

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing What do you know about traumatic brain injuries (TBI)? Did you know 5.3 million Americans live with a long-term disability as a result of TBI? TBI is a major cause of death and disability in the U.S., and those who survive a TBI can face effects lasting from a few […]