Tag Archives: NCAT

Cognitive Assessment and Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

A recent initiative from the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force highlights an important issue affecting millions of Americans living with traumatic brain injury (TBI): the lack of long-term TBI rehabilitation care for most people, including those with health care insurance. A letter from the office of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius… Read More »

Military Uses for Cognitive Testing

In 2008 Congress directed the Pentagon to begin pre and post deployment cognitive testing for US service members.  The main intent in the directive was a recognition that traumatic brain injury (TBI) has occurred at a much higher rate in Iraq and Afghanistan due to blast related injuries, and that the Pentagon wasn’t very well… Read More »