Dec 31

Talking Brain Injuries Head On

Posted in Life Stuff

As survivors of severe brain injuries, even highly educated and successful people have to relearn simple tasks that help them get on with their lives.

The Institute for Cognitive Prosthetics, in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., uses custom computer programs to help head injury patients overcome very specific problems, such as prioritizing items on a list, remembering when to do certain things, and concentrating on the task at hand.

headhurtsWhen Institute Director Elliott Cole saw patients struggling to organize their schedules using notebooks at a brain-injury center a decade ago, he saw the potential for computers and custom software to go way beyond the notebooks. Click here to read more.. »