About Rainbow Visions
RainbowVisions® Magazine, launched in Spring 2004, is a magazine for brain and spinal cord injury professionals, survivors and families.
Published three times a year, each issue includes topical information about neurotrauma rehabilitation, survivor stories, best practices in medical care, upcoming conferences and events, and news in and around Rainbow.
RainbowVisions – Winter 2017
Clinical News: TBI Model Systems, Therapy Corner: Facilitating Sexual Expression, Medical Corner: Addressing Sex and Relationships in Residential Care, TBI Topics: Sexual Surrogacy in TBI Rehabilitation, TBI Topics: Sex and Decision Making
RainbowVisions – Fall 2016
Therapy Corner: A Look at Speech–Language Pathology, Clinical News: Mindfulness, Therapy Corner: Exploring the Community, Medical Corner: Improving Behaviors
RainbowVisions – Summer 2016
Clinical News: Chronic Pain, Therapy Corner: Laughter is the ‘Jest’ Medicine, Rainbow’s Water Drive for Flint-based Clients and Employees.
RainbowVisions – Winter 2016
Medical Corner: Speech and Language Development in Young Children, Clinical News: Introducing The Essential Brain Injury Guide 5.0, An Introduction to Aquatic Therapy, Chuck Walker: Fearless Attitude. Bold Ambition., The Cognitive Changes of a Young Adult.
RainbowVisions – Fall 2015
Medical Corner: Sensory Defensiveness, Clinical News: TBI Guidelines Project, Personal Perspective: Nerico Johnson, Clinical News: Evidence-Based Medicine, Conferences and Events, Clinical News: Evidence-Based Guidelines, Vocational Corner: Getting the GIST.
RainbowVisions – Summer 2015
President’s Corner Senate Bill 248, Five Tips for Fall Prevention, Clinical News: Traumatic Brain Injury and Endocrine Dysfunction, Personal Perspective: Rescue and Rehabilitation, Vocational Corner: Laws that Support People in Their Quest for Work.
RainbowVisions – Winter 2015
Cognitive rehabilitation, Lessons learned after the outbreak, Task analysis, Returning to work after injury.
RainbowVisions – Fall 2014
Post-traumatic amnesia, Sensory integration in the classroom, Key to improvement 2014: Employee survey results, Motivation. Persistence. Success. Meet David Abrams, Encouraging school success.
RainbowVisions – Summer 2014
How brain injury affects the family, Surviving summer, Recreational helmets for children, It takes a village, After graduation: Negotiation young adulthood, Young adult program: Success in the workplace, Special education: Help for students with TBI navigating the education maze, Understanding the pediatric Glasgow Coma Scale, Intervention strategies for unwanted behaviors, Is your child ready to stay home alone?
RainbowVisions – Winter 2014
Computer assisted cognitive retraining, Deficits with aging, Examples of Neuroplasticity, Survivor Perspective – Danny Girolomo II, Food for Thoughts
RainbowVisions – Fall 2013
Assessing visual deficits in individuals with traumatic brain injury, The neuroplasticity timeline, Neuroplasticity in the intact brain, Neuroplasticity after acquired brain injury, Survivor Perspective – Matt Goldstein
RainbowVisions – Summer 2013
Executive functioning Part 2, Disorders of consciousness, Michigan’s new sports concussion law, Sympathetic storming, Survivor Perspective – Nick Jones
RainbowVisions – Spring 2013
Executive functioning Part 1, Components of a successful day treatment program, 30 year retrospective, Treating spasticity with baclofen,
Survivor Perspective – Nadia Solomon-Searcy
Rainbow Visions – Fall 2012
Substance abuse treatment in brain injury rehabilitation programs, Storing and disposing of medications, Serial casting, Survivor Perspective – Julia Fox Garrison
RainbowVisions – Summer 2012
Special Olympians at Rainbow, How brain injury affects the family, Help for students with traumatic brain injuries, Vestibular therapy, When to call the doctor,
Survivor Perspective – Andrea Vellinga
RainbowVisions – Spring 2012
Kinesiology tape in therapy, Rainbow’s continuum of care, TBI Services and Prevention Committee update, TBI quiz, Young adult programming, Pneumonia prevention
RainbowVisions – Fall 2011
Mayo-Portland Adaptability Inventory, Swallowing disorders, Medical marijuana, Survivor Perspective – Katie Beauchamp
RainbowVisions – Summer 2011
Penetrating traumatic brain injuries, Making connections with children, Assistive devices in rehabilitation, Voc services in the rehabilitation continuum, Survivor Perspective – Mary Collier
RainbowVisions – Winter 2011
Reducing agitation and aggression after TBI, Choosing the right summer program, Promoting great oral care, Whooping cough, Yoga therapy, Therapeutic ultrasound
RainbowVisions – Fall 2010
Guardianship, Coping with headache, Understanding concussion, Athletics and concussion, Improving communication with art therapy, Survivor Perspective – Bill Peters
RainbowVisions – Summer 2010
Surviving summer, The health care reform law, Music therapy, Enhancing traditional therapy with video games, Survivor Perspective – Nico Forgione
RainbowVisions – Spring 2010
Skin and wound care, Disability and barriers to sexual expression, Portable profiles, Memory loss, Survivor Perspective – Nick Rakovalis
RainbowVisions – Fall 2009
Superbugs, The effects of progesterone on brain injury, Accessible living, Neuro-IFRAH Therapy
RainbowVisions – Spring/Summer 2009
Pediatric summer programming, Aquatic therapy, The Pediatric Glasgow Coma Scale
RainbowVisions – Winter 2009
Improving Behaviors-a practical look at functional behavioral analysis, Autonomic dysreflexia
RainbowVisions – Fall 2008
Clinical news on depression, Vocational therapy, A review of antidepressant medications
RainbowVisions – Winter 2008
Interdisciplinary therapy case studies, Recreational therapy, Susceptibility weighted imaging
RainbowVisions – Spring 2008
Sleepless after TBI, Physical therapy, TBI Mental Health Support-The five stages of change, A nutritional approach to sleep disorders
RainbowVisions – Summer 2008
Influenza vaccines for children, Sports concussion crisis, After Graduation-Negotiating young adulthood
RainbowVisions – Fall 2007
Returning to work after TBI, Trusts and Guardianship, PTSD, An Interview with Lee Woodruff
RainbowVisions – Winter 2007
Tracheostomy care, Ultrasound and electrical stimulation, NeuroRehab Campus open house
RainbowVisions – Spring 2007
Cognitive therapy, Treatment of dual diagnosis TBI and PTSD, Helmet Technology Advances
RainbowVisions – Summer 2007
The obesity/diabetes connection, Television-Assessing the effects on children, Unwanted behaviors, Recreational helmets