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Living with an Acquired Brain Injury

Living with an Acquired Brain Injury


Living with an Acquired Brain Injury is designed for people who have recovered well enough from brain injury to prepare for a return to independent living.

Using a very accessible and easy to read format which takes into account various learning styles resulting from brain injury, the sessions can be completed entirely at the pace that best suits the user.

Exercises and tips described in the book cover:

  • Budgeting - Reading and understanding bill terminology
  • Route orientation - Form filling
  • Planning a night's entertainment

Designed to be completed over a ten week period, this book will represent a milestone in the journey towards living independently for many people, providing careful guidance with everyday tasks and activities that initially appear daunting.

Includes a CD of comprehensive, downloadable activities.

This book was Highly Commended in the 2012 BMA Patient Information Awards. 

About the author

Nicholas Hedley was 22 years old when he suffered a complex traumatic brain injury. At that time he was at university studying a BA (Hons) in Education. After three years of rehabilitation Nicholas returned to university and successfully completed his degree.

He has worked as an academic support worker for students with neurological conditions and now he writes and delivers lectures and training sessions for brain injury rehabilitation organisations as well as medical students.

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