Matt Goldstein – Achieving Quality of Life

By: Barry Marshall Editor, RainbowVisions Magazine Roslyn “Roz” Goldstein, the energetic mother of Rainbow client Matthew Goldstein, believed in the concept of neuroplasticity before it was being talked about broadly in health care circles. And she has supported the concept for over 30 years. While educating herself about traumatic brain injuries after Matt’s automobile accident in 1978, Roz came…

Disorders of Consciousness

By: Lynn Brouwers, MS, CRC, CBIST Director of Program Development, Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers Disorders of consciousness (DOC) are a set of disorders that affect wakefulness. This article focuses primarily on DOC from traumatic brain injury (TBI). DOC includes coma, the vegetative state (VS) and the minimally conscious state (MCS). These disorders are among the most misunderstood…

Executive Functioning – Where is it Controlled and How Does it Develop? / Remediation Techniques for Deficits and Dysfunction

Executive Functioning – Where is it Controlled and How Does it Develop? / Remediation Techniques for Deficits and Dysfunction This article has been approved for 1.5 Certified Brain Injury Specialists CE Credits and (Pending) 1.5 CCM CE Credits. To earn these credits, read the article and complete the associated form(s) located at the end of…