As you look toward the future, know that you are not alone.
In many cases recovery becomes a lifelong process of adjustments and accommodations for the injured person and the family.
Education is part of the advocacy process by which you can build awareness and acceptance.
It can also help match services and programs with your strengths and needs, develop partnerships with professionals, and work toward changing the system.
Some common impairments include difficulties with memory, mood, and concentration.
Others include significant deficits in organizational and reasoning skills, learning, cognitive, and executive functions. In many cases gains may be closely followed by setbacks and plateaus.