Ambiguous Loss | Interpretation and Validation

January 8, 2024

When we experience the death of a loved one, we understand what the process for interpreting our grief traditionally looks like. Rituals help define our loss; we plan a funeral […]

Mindfulness | A Short Overview

November 9, 2023

Calendars – Emails – Texts – Meetings – Deadlines | Stress surrounds us. With our ability to carry our work and smart devices anywhere worldwide, we may begin to sink […]

Cognitive Issues After a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

August 4, 2023

After a friend or loved one suffers a traumatic brain injury (TBI), there are numerous things to navigate. What will their care needs look like? How will their job status […]

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 […]