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Returning to School for Service Members and Veterans

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.

The more people who become aware of the ramifications of a TBI — like the need for accommodations for studying or exam taking, or understanding that vets may tend to isolate from others — the more we can do to help keep student vets thriving instead of giving up, dropping out …

Army veteran Timm Lovett, Veterans Employment Team

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Go at Your Own Pace When Returning to School After a Brain Injury

Go at Your Own Pace When Returning to School After a Brain Injury

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!"

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Helping Veterans Succeed in College

Helping Veterans Succeed in College

Helping someone with a brain injury navigate life on a college campus after being in the military can be a tall order. Army veteran Timm Lovitt is the man for the job.

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Six Ways to Maximize Your Education Benefits

Six Ways to Maximize Your Education Benefits

The 1944 GI Bill transformed not only the lives of veterans but the fabric of our nation. Today’s Post-9/11 GI Bill continues that legacy with some changes.

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The Dog Tag Story

The Dog Tag Story

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.

Ten Ways to Make College More Friendly to Veterans

Ten Ways to Make College More Friendly to Veterans

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

At College, Move Beyond the Stigma of Asking for Help After a Brain Injury

At College, Move Beyond the Stigma of Asking for Help After a Brain Injury

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.

Reestablishing a Social Life on Campus with Other Veterans and Civilians Post-TBI

Reestablishing a Social Life on Campus with Other Veterans and Civilians Post-TBI

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.

Can People Go Back to School After a Brain Injury?

Can People Go Back to School After a Brain Injury?

Dr. Heechin Chae says most people with TBI can return to school but may have to develop new ways to study and learn.

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