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How The Brain Responds To Music

How The Brain Responds To Music

Music surrounds us. From the lullabies mothers sing to their babies to your favorite sitcom’s backing track to the pump up music played before a basketball game, music is universally beloved. We’ve been making music since the beginning of culture, and the human brain...
Supporting A Family Member Living With Dementia

Supporting A Family Member Living With Dementia

A diagnosis of dementia, Alzheimer’s, or another neurodegenerative disease is difficult to cope with for everyone involved, including caregivers. Here at ACRM, we have a networking group that specifically focuses on neurodegenerative diseases, and within that...

COVID-19 Pandemic: An International Perspective

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the field of rehabilitation medicine encountered innumerable new challenges. Providing quality care to patients in need during a worldwide pandemic while maintaining safety and without coming in close contact is a daunting task...

ING 2020 Award Winners

The Brucker International Symposium Each year, the International Networking Group sponsors the Brucker International Symposium held during the ACRM Annual Conference. This ING signature event was established in 2008 in memory of Dr. Bernard (Bernie) Brucker, a...
Stages Of Rehabilitation After Limb Loss

Stages Of Rehabilitation After Limb Loss

As with any rehabilitation process, the stages of rehabilitation after limb loss can be a long and arduous process. The loss of a lower limb has a severe impact on a person’s mobility, and affects many aspects of daily living. The goal of rehabilitation medicine...
Message From the Chair Kristen Dams-O’Connor

Message From the Chair Kristen Dams-O’Connor

Message From the Chair, Kristen Dams-O’Connor   Dear BI-ISIG Colleagues, It has been an honor to serve this incredible professional community, and it’s hard to believe I’m writing my last message to you as the Chair of the BI-ISIG. Things have changed quite a bit...

Letter From the Editor Monique R. Pappadis

Dear Moving Ahead Readers: This has been a year for the history books! We all have been affected by the global pandemic, COVID-19, which disproportionally affects both our most vulnerable and marginalized populations. Many acute hospitals and rehabilitation facilities…

COVID-19 Special Article

In the Times of a Pandemic… Submitted by Kristine T. Kingsley, PsyD, ABPP-Rp It was mid-January. The season had been unusually warm. “Very little black ice to grapple with this winter,” I thought to myself; spring must be around the corner, the days are...

COVID-19 Q&A with Incoming BI-ISIG Executive Committee Members

COVID-19 Q&A with Incoming BI-ISIG Executive Committee Members   Angelle M. Sander, PhD, FACRM2020-2022 BI-ISIG Chair-ElectNeuropsychologistBaylor College of Medicine and TIRR Memorial HermannHouston, TX- inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and research...

Research Spotlight

Enhancing the Transition from Hospital to Home for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury and Families Patients with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) aged 18-64 are often discharged from acute hospital care without inpatient rehabilitation despite having...

BI-ISIG Task Force Funding Winners

Chronic Brain Injury Task Force The Chronic Brain Injury Task Force was awarded funding from the BI-ISIG for their proposal entitled, When Your Patient is Living with Brain Injury: Tips for Primary Care Physicians and Community Healthcare Professionals. Lenny Hawley,...