12.6 Resources


  • Alfano, D., Neilson, P., & Fink, M. (1994). Sources of stress in family members following head or spinal cord injury. Applied Neuropsychology, 1(1-2), 57-62.
  • Bowen, C., Yeates, G., & Palmer, S. (2010). A relational approach to rehabilitation: Thinking about relationships after brain injury. London, United Kingdom: Karnac Books.
  • Oddy, M. & Herbert, C. (2003). Intervention with families following brain injury: Evidence-based practice. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 13, 259-273.
  • Robinson-Whelen, S., & Rintala, D. H. (2003). Informal care providers for veterans with SCI: Who are they and how are they doing? Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, 40(6), 511-5

Organisations & websites

Family and Spinal Cord Injury (Discussion paper)

Family Adjustment to Spinal Cord Injury (PDF)

See the organisations in Section 12.4 : Supports available

YouTube Video on the impact of brain injury on families

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