The Disability Rating Scale (DRS) was developed in the late 1970s by M. Rappaport as a more accurate alternative to the Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS), which was thought to be insensitive in assessing Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The Disability Rating Scale was established and tested with older juvenile and adult individuals with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury […]
When many of us think about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), our attention may turn towards military veterans. Service men and women are regularly faced with challenges that can be life-threatening, and even when not in direct combat, the stress of the military can take an enormous toll. However, PTSD can also affect people involved […]
There is nothing quite like summertime in Michigan. From exploring the sandy shores of our great lakes to visiting one of the many sprawling cities, the list of beautiful places to visit is endless. However, for many of our catastrophic clients who have a disability related to an auto accident, or our elderly clients who have […]
In our latest infographic, we’re examining the facts we wish more people knew about traumatic brain injuries.
Your child fell on the playground. And worse… it’s a serious injury. They lost their balance at the top of the slide and their head impacted a rock. They’ve been rushed to the hospital. This is a phone call that every parent dreads. What parents may not realize is how their No-Fault auto insurance has […]
According to the Brain Injury Association, about 62,000 children under the age of 19 require hospitalization to treat a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. Falls are the leading cause of TBIs in children; more than half of TBIs among ages 0-14 occur because of falls. Teens and young adults have the highest rate of […]
Case management applies to many different areas of healthcare and it serves to lay the foundation for treatment for the client and their families. According to the Case Management Society of America, “case management is a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual’s and […]
Navigating the educational system is hard enough without the added stress of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). After, even trickier. Take a look at how the Feinberg Consulting team can help: One client with TBI, age 17, in the midst of rehab, had his sights set on a high school diploma, college, and eventual employment. […]