Strokes: What They Are and How They Are Treated

July 22, 2022

The thought of having a loved one who suddenly suffers a stroke can be quite terrifying to comprehend. Fortunately, there are facts about the nature of strokes that are readily […]

Speech and Life Skills: The Power of Communication and Cognition

June 21, 2022

Communication and cognition—two words that affect how we interact with our world. We communicate with our coworkers, family, and friends, by speaking to them, texting them, emailing them, and through […]

QLI Webinar The Neuroscience of Conflict

by Jeff Snell PhD

May 26, 2022

Join QLI President and CEO, Patricia Kearns, PT, and Director of Neuropsychology, Dr. Jeffrey Snell in this insightful webinar about the neuroscience of conflict. Discover why conflict is important, learn […]

Acquired and Non-Acquired Brain Injuries: Two Umbrellas

May 13, 2022

All the terms for describing brain injuries can cause one’s head to spin: open or closed; penetrating or non-penetrating; mild or severe; traumatic or non-traumatic. Even further, a dry point-by-point […]

GRIT: Fostering Confidence Through Adaptive Fitness

by Stephanie Roob, RDN, LMNT

February 16, 2022

On the edge of campus, in the last bay of QLI’s maintenance garage, there lives a space that serves a unique purpose. A small but mighty group gathers with the […]

LoveYourBrain®: Mindfulness and Resilience in Rehabilitation

by Megan Potter, PT, DPT

February 14, 2022

A brain injury brings a sudden shift in the matter-of-fact routines of an individual’s day-to-day life. What was once routine and intuitive may have to be relearned. For decades, the […]

Aphasia: The Frontlines of Communication and Research at QLI

by Taylor Kerschke, CCC-SLP

January 25, 2022

Aphasia is a language disorder associated with injury to parts of the brain responsible for communication. Arguably the best way to describe aphasia is with an example. The American Speech-Language-Hearing […]

The Neuroscience of Gratitude

by Jeff Snell PhD

August 6, 2021

Life is stressful. Even ignoring the unique pressures of a pandemic, we all have a lot going on. We balance parental duties with professional demands. We navigate school for our […]

Mindfulness | The Science Behind the Hype

by Jeff Snell PhD

May 17, 2020

Stress represents only the output of an equation. Americans are busier now than at any point in recent history. Smartphones keep us plugged in at all times. Constant notifications rattle […]

Neuroplasticity: What it Takes to Become an Expert

by Jeff Snell PhD

May 6, 2019

The human brain has a unique superpower called neuroplasticity. All of us have skills we’d like to improve.  Perhaps it’s something straightforward—a golf swing, a desire to learn the ukulele, […]