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A First-person Account

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Maria Romanas, MD, PhD, writes about living with the symptoms of traumatic brain injury. Dr Romans is a pathologist at the VA Medical Center in Kansas City.


 

My story is an example of what it takes to salvage a life and career from severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). It took me 13 years to diagnose myself with a brain injury and 16 more years to find the cognitive rehabilitation I needed to maximize my functional recovery. For ...

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Diversity In The Workplace – The New Frontier

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Diversity In The Workplace – The New Frontier

People who are in life-long recovery from a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) face many challenges, none of them perhaps as daunting as re-entering the workplace. I know because I have a son who is facing this challenge.

On the flip side, as an organizational consultant, I’ve experienced a key challenge that organizations face, and that is fostering a work climate that embraces differences – of ...

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