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Does the idea of transitioning from military life to the rigors of school or college seem overwhelming — especially with symptoms from a traumatic brain injury? We have gathered information and resources for you here to help you learn how to successfully enroll in or return to school or college.
Speaking from personal experience, Kelli Gary, PhD knows how difficult and frustrating it can be to have to learn to study and think in entirely different ways. "But don't give up," she says. "It can be done!"
More about returning to school for service members and veterans
Two injured vets—Marine Cpl. Lalo Panyagua and Army Sgt. Josh Tredinnick—explain how the non-profit Dog Tag Bakery has helped them learn about business and get ready for a new career.
Karen Gross, who served as a senior policy advisor to the US Department of Education in Washington, DC, writes about the opportunities and challenges facing returning veterans when
If extra time on a test or memory aids can make life easier during college, why not use them? Adam talks about moving past the "stigma" of using disability services and getting the help you need to succeed in college.
Transitioning from military to civilian life can take time and can be tricky. Adam talks about how student veteran groups on college campuses can help vets reintegrate socially in their own way and time.
Dr. Heechin Chae says most people with TBI can return to school but may have to develop new ways to study and learn.
For service members and veterans with ongoing symptoms from a traumatic brain injury, going back to school can come with its own set of challenges. This guide will help.
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