Summary: A story about hope, perseverance, self-discovery, hard choices, and most importantly about love after every mother's worst nightmare strikes--twice.
Publisher / Publication Date: Writelife Publishing 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HALL, PATTIE WELEK HAL
Summary: "Abby Maslin shares an inspiring story of resilience and commitment in a deeply affecting new memoir. After her husband suffered a traumatic brain injury, the couple worked together as he recovered--and they learned to love again. When Abby Maslin's husband, TC, didn't make it home on August 18, 2012, she knew something was terribly wrong. Her fears were confirmed when she learned that her...
Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019
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Summary: A new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the old notion that the human brain is immutable. Psychoanalyst Doidge traveled the country to meet both the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity and the people whose lives they've transformed--people whose mental limitations or brain damage were seen as unalterable. We see a woman born with half a brain that rewired itself to...
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8 DOI
Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)1 available in Adult, Call number: 612.8 Doi
Summary: An introduction to the science of neuroplasticity recounts the case stories of patients with mental limitations or brain damage whose seemingly inalterable conditions were improved through treatments that involved the thought re-alteration of brain structure.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2011
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 612.8 Doidge 2011
Summary: After being brutally attacked outside a bar and in spite of recovering from a coma and extensive physical injuries, Mark Hogancamp suffered brain damage and nearly total memory loss. Unable to afford therapy he spent the next few years building a scale model, World War II-era town, Marwencol, populated with dolls, where he lived out his fantasy life, and which he documented in photographs. When...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2010