The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Community Integration of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury at TIRR

T2: Increasing Community Awareness of TBI and Reducing Attitudinal Barriers

Project Director: Karen A. Hart, Ph.D.

Overview

Lack of understanding about TBI among family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, and others can lead to attitudinal barriers that limit a person with TBI from participating fully in their community. This project is designed to develop educational materials in English and Spanish that can be used by persons with TBI to inform persons in their community about brain injury. The materials are being developed with the Brain Injury Association of America, Inc., using input from people with TBI, their family members and friends. Training activities include:

Significant Developments: