Is a Stroke Considered an Acquired Brain Injury?

by TeamQLI

July 26, 2022

Knowing more about acquired brain injury in general – and strokes in particular – can be helpful in understanding an individual’s treatment options. Brain injury is an injury that disrupts […]

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 […]

What Are the Types of Rehabilitation?

by TeamQLI

July 11, 2022

If you have experienced a catastrophic injury like a brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, rehabilitation is a key step in helping you recover.  Through various levels of care, your […]

What Are the Causes of an Acquired Brain Injury?

by TeamQLI

June 8, 2022

A brain injury is an alteration in brain function caused by an external force. Most brain injuries are considered “acquired” brain injuries. These injuries aren’t congenital, hereditary, degenerative or caused […]

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QLI Anoxic-Hypoxic Brain Injury Webinar

by Jeff Snell PhD

May 26, 2022

In this informative webinar, Dr. Snell, QLI Director of Psychology and Neuropsychology, discusses the role of oxygen within the body, particularly within the brain, and why our brains are so […]

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 […]

Assistive Tech: A Conversation With QLI Occupational Therapists

April 29, 2022

For many of us, technology is a convenience. Amazon delivers whatever we need to our doorstep. Alexa tells us the weather while we are getting ready in the morning. Siri […]

Facts on Brain Injury

by TeamQLI

March 16, 2022

Some of the most common injuries people suffer are to the brain. But how many of these brain injuries occur each year?  According to data collected by the CDC, there […]

Brain Injury – A Rose is a Rose

by Karen Hux, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 11, 2022

A rose is a rose is a rose… True enough. But the many types of roses that exist deserve differentiation as unique and distinct phenomena. The same is true of […]

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Does a Traumatic or Acquired Brain Injury Qualify for Disability?

by TeamQLI

February 23, 2022

Before applying for disability for a traumatic brain injury or acquired brain injury, it’s helpful to know your likelihood of qualifying. Find out what you need to know here. In […]