If you’re interested in learning more about traumatic brain injury, like what Rachel’s father suffered, try this website on preventing, treating and living with TBI http://www.brainline.org/landing_pages/Family.html. The website is an off-shoot of the government’s Defense and Veteran’s Brain Injury Center, and includes videos of survivors of brain injury and people who are coping with and living with TBI.
Recently, snowboarder Kevin Pearce suffered a traumatic brain injury during training. One month after his accident, Pearce was transferred from University of Utah Hospital to Craig Hospital, a world renowned center for specialty rehabilitation and research for people with traumatic brain injury. Here are links to a couple of press releases about the accident and Pearce’s recovery. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/outposts/2010/01/snowboarder-kevin-pearce-1.htmlhttp://www.examiner.com/x-7400-Vermont-Amateur-Sports-Examiner~y2010m2d4-Vermont-snowboarder-Kevin-Pearce-moved-to-new-rehab-facility