Brain Injury Association of NH
Introduction Acknowledgements Contact Us Feedback Click to collapse the menu
Click to open and close the menu The Brain and Brain Injury
The Brain Click to open and close the menu Brain Injury
Bleeding and Hematoma Increased Intracranial Pressure Seizures Coma Glasgow Coma Scale Rancho Los Amigos Scale Early Stages of Coma Recovery Consequences of Brain Injury Taking Care of Yourself
Click to open and close the menu Your Child in the Hospital
Introduction Definitions Click to open and close the menu Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
The ICU Visiting Rules Who's Who in the ICU Communicating with ICU Staff Helping Your Child in the ICU Taking Care of Yourself Equipment Diagnostic Tests
Click to open and close the menu General Nursing Unit
About the General Nursing Unit Visiting Rules Who's Who in the Unit Communicating with Unit Staff Comforting Your Child Taking Care of Yourself Equipment Diagnostic Tests
Click to open and close the menu Advice for Family/Friends
Keeping People Informed Helping Brothers and Sisters Cope Suggestions for Visitors Taking One Day at a Time
Click to open and close the menu In-patient Rehabilitation
Introduction Benefits of Rehabilitation Who's Who in Rehabilitation Communicating with Rehabilitation Staff Choosing a Program Admission Planning The Rehabilitation Team Visiting Your Child Your Family's Future Preparing a Discharge Plan Summary Definitions Used in Rehabilitation Click to open and close the menu Frequently Asked Questions
About the Program About the Staff About Costs and Coverage About the Environment
Click to open and close the menu Your Child's Homecoming
Preparing for Child's Homecoming Planning the Homecoming Information for Child's Physician Home Care Needs Getting Home Medical Equipment Working with Home Care Personnel Rehabilitation Therapy in Your Community Changes to Home and Car Making a Safe Home Develop an Emergency Plan What Does Your Child's School Need? Changes in Thinking and Behavior Taking Care of Yourself Summary Reading Resources for Families Home Care Definitions
Click to open and close the menu Paying the Medical Bills
Introduction Financial Resources to Meet Basic Needs Understanding Health Insurance What is CHIP? Identifying Your Child's Needs Do I Need a Lawyer? Other Tips on Paying Medical Bills Definitions Used by Insurers
Click to open and close the menu Child's Educational Needs
Introduction Returning to School What Information Will the School Need? Special Education Services and Laws The IDEA and Rehabilitation Act Working with Teachers and Students Education Records Developing Individualized Education Plan Definitions Used in Education Resources for Families and Educators
Click to open and close the menu Coping with New Behaviors
Introduction Changes in Behavior Changes in Your Family Special Considerations for Behaviors Helping Yourself
Click to open and close the menu Financial Strategies
Introduction Fitting Into the System Working with Agencies Benefit and Service Programs Resources and Contacts
Click to open and close the menu Resources/Definitions
Bibliography Definitions Used in Education Definitions Used in Home Care Definitions Used in Hospitals Definitions Used by Insurers Definitions Used in Rehabilitation Reading Resources for Families/Educators Reading Resources for Families Resource List and Contacts
Click to open and close the menu Forms
Emergency Info for School and EMS Medical Bills Log Rehab Staff Contact Sheet Electric Co. Sample Letter School Staff Contact Sheet TBI In-Patient Rehab Worksheet Telephone Log for Payors Worksheets for Hospital Contacts