On 18 May, PTC System(S), an enterprise data management and solutions company sponsored the Broken Brains Head Injury Support Group booth at NNI Brain Awareness 2019 which focused on raising awareness of neurological conditions, such as Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke, and Brain tumors. The...
This is story of a 22-year young man's road to recovery who didn't let a traumatic brain injury from a sports injury ruin his life plans. During the National Schools Judo Championships B Boys’ light weight (73kg and under) semi-final in 2010, the then 16-year-old went down head first during the...
From The Medical Community
Coping with Brain Injury: Accepting Change
(HISG18: 08 December 2018 )
Dr. Huang Wanping is a principal clinical neuropsychologist and Deputy Head of the Department of Psychology at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Currently, she is driving the development of a holistic Cognitive Rehabilitation programme at TTSH Rehabilitation Centre. She had previously worked at the Institute of Mental Health, Singapore, for 9 years. She was awarded the Health Manpower Development Program scholarship by the Ministry of Health (MOH) in 2008 to pursue a postgraduate degree in Clinical Neuropsychology, at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Her doctoral thesis investigated the “Impact of pre-injury factors on neuropsychological outcome in adults with severe traumatic brain injury: A cognitive reserve perspective.” Her interest lies in the area of cognitive profiling and cognitive rehabilitation to optimize neurocognitive functioning across the lifespan.
A booklet with useful information to help you on your journey after your loved one has been discharged from the hospital.
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Success story: Lester Lim on Returning-to-Work after his TBI
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Creative Work Contest
What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?
Can you recover?
What does recovery look like?
What challenges does a survivor face?
How do the lives of carers of TBI survivors change?
How can the community help?
Uncover answers to any of these questions in a creative project of your choice.
Submissions Due: 30th June 2019
You are invited to submit a piece of creative work of your choosing which demonstrates an understanding of one or more challenges faced by survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), or by the carers, family, and friends of a survivor with a TBI.
Better understand these challenges you are expected to research the topic. You can take a broad view of how a person’s life changes, or focus on one specific challenge and explore it more deeply. You can write a fictional story, submit other creative writings like poetry, or prepare a video, piece of art or even write a song.
Your research may include a variety of sources including blogs, books, support group websites or even interviewing TBI survivors or carers.