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Movement Disorders After TBI

Host:    Gerry Brooks, MA, CCC, CBIST, Director of Brain Injury Rehabilitation Programs, Northeast Center for Special Care.
Time:    28:56

Synopsis:   In this program we discuss the different kinds of movement disorders common after a brain injury including risk, severity and how movement disorders may vary with the type of brain injury someone has.

Evaluations of movement disorders as well as treatment options are considered in this informative podcast.


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Nero-Optometry and Traumatic Brain Injury

Host:    Gerry Brooks, MA, CCC, CBIST, Director of Brain Injury Rehabilitation Programs, Northeast Center for Special Care.
Guest:  Neera Kapoor, O.D., M.S., FAAO, B.Sc, Associate Clinical Professor and Director of the Raymond J. Greenwald Rehabilitation Center, SUNY- Optometry, New York.
Time:    28:56

Synopsis:   Vision is one of our most important senses and it is vulnerable to impairment after a traumatic brain injury.  In this program our Guest Dr. Neera Kapoor who gives an overview of Neuro-Optometry and discusses why if differs from Ophthalmology and Optometry and the role Neuro-Optometric rehabilitation provides in assessing and treating vision problems after a traumatic brain injury.  Dr. Kapoor also gives listeners useful criteria for finding a Neuro-Optometrist, how is an examination done and the most common treatments.

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Neera Kapoor, O.D., M.S., FAAO, B.Sc

About the Guest: Dr. Neera Kapoor is an Associate Clinical Professor of Optometry and the Director of the Raymond J. Greenwald Rehabilitation Center at SUNY - the State University of New York-Optometry in New York City. Since September 1996, she has been the Director of SUNY-Optometry’s vision rehabilitation unit. Over the past 13 years of working with individuals with acquired brain injury, Dr. Kapoor has co-authored several peer-reviewed articles, textbook chapters, and poster presentations, as well as having lectured locally and regionally on the topic of vision and ABI.

Profile of Dr. Kapoor at SUNY State College of Optometry

Resources cited by Dr. Kapoor in the Podcast:

Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association

College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)

For More Information:

Neuro-Optometry Links



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Podcast Library:

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Traumatic Brain Injury

Neuroscience
Balance and Dizziness After Traumatic Brain Injury

Neuroscience for Everyone!
Sexuality and Traumatic Brain Injury

Brain Mapping
Sleep Disorders and Brain Injury

Neurofeedback
Spasticity After Traumatic Brain Injury

Impairments of Consciousness Part 3 - Consciousness and the Brain

Respiratory
Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury

Choosing a Ventilator Weaning Program
Seizure and Brain Injury

How to Wean Someone from a Ventilator
Shaken Baby Syndrome - A Parent's Perspective


Impairments of Consciousness Part 2 - Consciousness and the Brain

Disability Resources
Service Dogs

About Supplemental Needs Trusts
Head Cases - Stories of Brain Injury and its Aftermath

Impairments of Consciousness Part 1 - Introduction to the States
of Consciousness Including the Vegetative State


Mothers Against Brain Injury

A Pain in the Brain - The Problem of Headache
After Traumatic Brain Injury


When Should TBI Rehabilitation be Discontinued?

Positive Behavioral Supports in Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury and Substance Abuse

What is Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

Visual Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury - An Overview of the
Signature Injury of the Iraq War


Concussion and Brain Injury

Introduction to Traumatic Brain Injury


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