The purpose/mission of the National Brain Injury Foundation is to provide social support groups, advocacy, and information to people with brain injuries and their families.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Cognitive Problems After Traumatic Brain Injury

What is cognition?
Cognition is the act of knowing or thinking. It includes the ability to choose, understand, remember and use information. Cognition includes:

Attention and concentration.
Processing and understanding information.
Planning, organizing, and assembling.
Reasoning, problem-solving, decision-making, and judgment.
Controlling impulses and desires and being patient.
How does TBI affect cognition and what can be done about it?

After a TBI it is common for people to have problems with attention, concentration, speech and language, learning and memory, reasoning, planning and problem-solving.

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Saturday, March 20, 2010

Grand Opening

Vincent Scalise, CEO of the Utica Center for Development, welcomes the NBIF. We are pleased to collaborate with such a driven force in our community. Vincent’s dedication and passion for establishing a true “One Stop” for Veterans and their families is truly amazing.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Congratulations NBIF!

Congratulations! National Brain Injury Foundation has been selected as a participant in the Utica Music and Arts Fest, Social Charity 2010! Read More