ASSOCIATION OF OREGON
Brain Injury Association of Oregon, Inc. (BIAOR)
PO Box 549, Molalla OR 97038
Phone: 503.740.3155 or Outside the local area: 800.544.5243
Mission: "Creating a better future through brain injury prevention, research, education, and advocacy". "
Brain injury Recovery Package-$600.00
FACT: People who have experienced a brain injury – whether it’s classified as Mild, Moderate, or Severe – often experience multiple functional problems, which may include difficulty concentrating, remembering, organizing, handling emotions, and performing everyday tasks.
FACT: The Brain Injury Recovery Kit* is a patented, innovative 5-step system that provides educational resources, strategies, and tools for the daily challenges unique to brain injury.
The Brain Injury Recovery Kit provides realistic hope and:
Helps develop essential organization skills
The Brain Injury Recovery Kit is a step-by-step approach to recovery that can be tailored to each individual’s needs and can be used at an individual’s own pace
Step 1: Learning about Brain Injury and Recovery
In step 1, the Experiencing Person
(the term used for the person who has sustained a brain injury)
and his/her family can learn more about brain injury and its
implications with a set of informative DVDs. The
3 DVD Set features an
intimate, engaging, one-on-one conversation with Lisa Keller, an
Experiencing Person. She shares the information and strategies
she learned or created to help her return to a meaningful life.
The DVDs also provide information from medical experts in the
field of brain injury recovery. They explain brain injury in
clear, easy-to-understand terms.
Step 2 - Learning How to Support an Individual With Brain Injury
In step 2, the Experiencing Person
and family members are introduced to the
Buddy Book, which
insight into the specific needs of the Experiencing Person and
his/her Buddy. The Buddy Book
teaches an individual how to be a Buddy. It helps family members
better understand the effects of brain injury, the cognitive,
physical, behavioral, social, and financial changes that may
occur, and ways they can help the Experiencing Person cope with
Also included are easy-to-follow worksheets to help guide the Experiencing Person in establishing their personal recovery goals. In this step, the Experiencing Person learns to begin using the 4 keys to Recovery (Buddy, Rest, Acceptance, and Routine), as well as additional recovery tools.
Resting Eye Mask
Orange Panic Card & Holder
ID Key Chain with Keys to Recovery
Step 3 - Understanding the Experience of Brain Injury
Experiencing Person’s Workbook
is used, with the support of a Buddy, to progress through the 4
keys to Recovery. The Workbook is filled with information and
exercises to help the Experiencing Person proceed, at his/her
own pace, through the recovery process.
It’s a comprehensive, easy-to-follow Workbook designed to lead the Experiencing Person through the material on the DVDs. Step 3 also introduces additional recovery tools that are used with the Workbook.
Experiencing Person’s Workbook
Orange Locator Wrap (set of 2)
Step 4 - Learning Routines for Organization
In Step 4, the Experiencing Person learns two essential recovery tools for organization and routine. Using the Day-Timer® personal planner, the Experiencing Person can help improve his/her short-term memory – and boost confidence – because everything is tracked in one concise, highly visible place. The planner supports the 4 keys to Recovery and includes plenty of room for scheduling and planning mealtimes, appointments, medications, and much more…all in one place. Plus, it’s an ideal tool for recording progress and celebrating successes.
makes it easier for the Experiencing Person to organize daily
tasks by sorting them into
categories: Family, Work,
Money, Urgent-To Do Next, Ongoing
Tasks, Friends … and
“I Don’t Know Where This Goes.”
It’s a “Who,
What, Where, Why, and How” system that supports and
reinforces memory, attention, and organization through the use
of a color or symbol…all neatly packed in individual labeled
The DVDs, using a clear, simple, step-by-step approach, lead the Experiencing Person through the process of learning to use the Day-Timer planner for recovery.
The Color-Coding System includes color-coordinated folders, labels, markers, and note pads. This unique and useful system works well with the Day-Timer® personal planner and is fully described and taught on the DVDs.
Orange Day-Timer® Planner
Six Color-coded Packs in orange, yellow, blue, green, pink, and purple
Step 5 - Using Repetition and Reminders
Repetition is one of the most important methods for learning and “remembering.” The Electronic Message Center is an easy-to-use voice recorder that helps the Experiencing Person as they learn to use the kit. It’s ideal for recording vital reminders about essential daily activities or weekly appointments.
The use of this recovery tool is also taught, step-by-step, on the DVDs.
Electronic Message Center
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