About the author
“Holding on to Hope, Finding the ‘New You’ after a Traumatic Brain Injury” details Nicole’s journey from a probability of death or life in a vegetative state, to a career as a successful Rehabilitation Consellor.
Based on her lived experience with the challenges of a severe Traumatic Brain Injury from age 16, Nicole has used a negative prognosis as a powerful motivator to ‘prove those Doctors wrong!’ If you are wanting to reach your potential after a brain injury, or you are caring for a person with a brain injury then this book is for you!
Throughout this book you will find strategies on:
Injury disclosure to employers
Increasing your empowerment
Managing short-term memory and concentration issues
Assisting the brain-injured person during all phases of care
Coping with fatigue
Advocating within health care systems
Taking care of the carer