Closing schools and moving to online education is crucial in terms of social distancing and preventing the spread of Covid-19. Another purpose, however, has been to maintain the 180-day minimum without affecting budgets or breaking teachers’ contracts. Forty-two million students are being schooled from home and their teachers must create an entire system of online

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Depression can be caused by both physiological reasons and life events. As far as life events go, depression happens to be a very common side effect of traumatic brain injuries (TBI). What is important to remember is that feeling sad is normal, especially after the losses and changes that tend to follow TBI. However, when

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A National Concussion Surveillance System will be implemented, thanks to the Traumatic Brain Injury Program Reauthorization Act of 2018, which was passed this December and signed by President Trump. It will be able to accurately determine how many Americans get a concussion each year and determine the cause. What are the origins of this state-of-art

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The term ‘mild traumatic brain injury’ is problematic in and of itself. It may be distinguishing itself from other types of traumatic brain injury but there is nothing mild about it. If anything, the distinction is an attempt to highlight injuries that may go undetected. Last year, Canadian researchers published an article that went so

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Children with autism can be described as being “in their own little world.” It is an oversimplification, for sure, but it makes you wonder what that world is like. For parents and advocates, the challenge becomes all about how our world can be modified to make life easier for these children. All sorts of gadgets

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One topic we return to time and time again this space is traumatic brain injury (TBI), as can be seen here and here. In fact, one of our very first posts was about a client who had been let go from her job after suffering a brain injury. The information we presented at her wrongful

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The medical professionals at AdvancedRM are employed as expert witnesses and care managers. Both are roles that require years of education. Advocacy, however, is a role that we are happy to share with everyone. In our work with children with physical and developmental disabilities or health impairments, we actively encourage parents to become advocates. We

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Last month was Brain Injury Awareness Month and we used this space to discuss Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity, a nervous system disorder known as storming. It just so happens that the medical experts at AdvancedRM are specialists when it comes to brain and spinal cord injuries. Our passion for such subjects is plainly evidenced in post,

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It takes a team of professionals to bring you into this world. It only makes sense that a team of professionals can be required to guide you through your twilight years. In the latter case, a partnership between a geriatric care manager and an elder law attorney are the center of most successful teams. Geriatric Care

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As care managers and medical experts, we can rely on years of experience and thorough research when seeking to help and understand children on the autism spectrum. Millions of parents and educators share in our commitment to this goal. What about children, though? Where do they turn to? How about children who have autism? Where

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