Archive for April 2017
Learn the Early Signs of Autism
Autism Speaks’ multi-year Ad Council public service advertising campaign stresses the importance of recognizing the early signs of autism and seeking early intervention services. Recent research confirms that appropriate screening can determine whether a child is at risk for autism as young as one year. While every child develops differently, we also know that early…Read More
Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Prism Lenses
Anna M. Barrett, MD, is a cognitive neurologist and neuroscientist; she is also the director of Stroke Rehabilitation Research at Kessler Foundation, co-leader of the KIR Stroke Rehabilitation Program, chief of Neurorehabilitation Program Innovation, and a professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Her ongoing research overviews the close relationship…Read More
What are TBI or Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms?
(click image to enlarge) A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can result in many forms such as a blow to the head, a motor vehicle accident, or a whiplash. It disrupts the normal function of the brain and may cause problems with balance, spatial orientation, visual motor skills, and cognitive function. This can happen to anyone…Read More