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Managing Your Money After a Brain Injury

Managing Your Money After a Brain Injury

Managing money is complicated, especially for people with a brain injury who may have trouble remembering what they spent or creating a budget. Adam shares some tips from online banking to keeping a spending journal.

For Veterans with TBI and PTSD, Finding Your Best Path in College

For Veterans with TBI and PTSD, Finding Your Best Path in College

Whether taking classes online or finding a seat in a lecture hall that makes you feel safe, Adam shares ideas for vets with TBI and PTSD returning to school.

Next Steps for Veterans with Brain Injury

Next Steps for Veterans with Brain Injury

Adam knows that the expression, "the world is your oyster" can sound exciting or scary, especially for veterans with TBI figuring out what to do after being in the military.

Documentation About TBI Symptoms and Accommodations When Returning to School

Documentation About TBI Symptoms and Accommodations When Returning to School

Adam talks about how easy it is to set up the accommodations you may need when in college with a TBI or PTSD by first getting documentation from your doctor.

Getting Used to a Less Structured World After the Military

Getting Used to a Less Structured World After the Military

The military provides three meals a day, shelter, uniforms, and a structured schedule. The civilian side does not. Adam talks about what to be aware of when transitioning from military to civilian life.

How Polytrauma Care at the VA Can Help Veterans See Future Possibilities

How Polytrauma Care at the VA Can Help Veterans See Future Possibilities

Adam shares his story of how polytrauma care at the VA changed his life after brain injury, including the unintended consequence of wanting to return to college.

For Veterans with TBI Returning to College, Technology Can Be Your Friend

For Veterans with TBI Returning to College, Technology Can Be Your Friend

From taking notes on a laptop during class to using a voice recorder to tape a lecture to review later, technology can help veterans with brain injury succeed in college. Adam shares his first-hand knowledge.

Confidentiality Guaranteed When Using Colleges' Disabilities Office

Confidentiality Guaranteed When Using Colleges' Disabilities Office

Adam knows from experience that using any accommodations in college for brain injury or other injuries is always confidential, so veterans returning to college need not worry.

Why Not Get the Help You Need When Returning to School with a TBI?

Why Not Get the Help You Need When Returning to School with a TBI?

Adam shares his experience of returning to school twice, the second time equipped with strategies and tools to help with his brain injury. "The experiences were night and day," he says.

Resources for Veterans: Back to School

Resources for Veterans: Back to School

Resources for veterans going to college — from getting started to money matters.

Returning to School: Key Information and Resources

Returning to School: Key Information and Resources

Here are some valuable resources that can help veterans with TBI get started as they transition from military to student life.

Financial Resources for Veterans Returning to School

Financial Resources for Veterans Returning to School

Here are some valuable resources that can help veterans with TBI with the financial aspects of transitioning from military to student life.

Resources for Veterans Transitioning to School After TBI

Resources for Veterans Transitioning to School After TBI

Here are some valuable resources that can help veterans with TBI succeed as they transition from military to student life.

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.

Planning for Your Future

Planning for Your Future

There’s never going to be a perfect time to start saving. The important thing is to start, and you don’t need lots of cash to do so.

From Combat to Classroom

From Combat to Classroom

This manual offers a great deal of good information for service members and veterans who want to return to college.

What Interventions Can Help Service Members with TBI and /or PTSD Return to School or Work?

What Interventions Can Help Service Members with TBI and /or PTSD Return to School or Work?

Lt. Col. Philip Holcombe, PhD explains how the use of imaginal or behavioral rehearsals helps service members and veterans find strategies to overcome their obstacles.

Taking Brain Injury from Combat to Campus

Taking Brain Injury from Combat to Campus

For veterans who head to school after their service, traumatic brain injury can be an especially difficult diagnosis.

A Tale of Two Schools: Student Veterans Find Their Space on Campus

A Tale of Two Schools: Student Veterans Find Their Space on Campus

Veterans bring uncommon skills, experiences and resilience to college life; they sometimes also carry with them physical, mental, and social vulnerabilities.

Factors to Consider When Choosing a School

Factors to Consider When Choosing a School

Using your GI Bill benefits successfully means more than just filling out a few forms. Make informed decisions with this useful information.

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