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 […]

Occupational Therapy: The Role of ADLs in Recovery

April 14, 2022

Occupational therapy is often misunderstood. When you hear the term, an initial thought may be that the goal of such therapy is to help one’s job duties. While this is […]

Brain Lobes and Their Function: Our Windows to the World

March 30, 2022

We’ve all heard someone describe themselves in one of these ways. “I’m more of a left brain person,” they might say. In traditional thinking, the left side of the brain […]

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 […]

xray of brain injury

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 […]

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 […]

Bionics: The Ekso and Ambulation After Injury

by Brad Dexter, PT, DPT

January 25, 2022

Following a traumatic injury, whether permanent or temporary, a loss of the ability to walk can be life-altering and is frequently reported as the number one patient goal for rehabilitation. […]