Research at Headway
Examples of previous projects include:
- An investigation into ABI clients’ perceptions of their mental health needs and experiences;
- An examination of the relationship between brain injury severity and measures of premorbid functioning;
- A large-scale study examining attention and distractability difficulties among ABI clients and methods for rehabilitating these (funded by the Health Research Board Ireland, in collaboration with Trinity College Dublin);
- Developing a multiple errands task for use in community neuropsychology settings (funded by the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences);
- An evaluation of a family and carer ABI education group.
- A study examining the relationship between the community integration of individuals with ABI and the perceived acceptance, perceived severity and perceived stigma of their brain injury.
- A qualitative study of counsellors’ experience of working with an Acquired Brain Injury population.