LAURA S. LORENZ,
MEd, MA, PhD
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As of 03-25-2015
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Recent Projects: *
Supportive Living PhotoVoice Project: “Talking with Pictures: Community Integration
of Older Adults with Brain Injury" - Synopsis
Talking with Pictures" is a participatory research project that looks with fresh eyes at community integration of older adults with brain injury and other neurological conditions in Lexington, MA. Our method is Photovoice, which uses photographs and captions to understand lives, experience, and community. Read more about this
This project is supported by a grant from the
Dana Home Foundation
*Note: On Thursday, March 26th 2015 the “Talking with Pictures” team is presenting a workshop at the
34th Annual Brain Injury Conference of the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts,
for more information about the workshop and conference brochures click
Lorenz, L. S. and
Chilingerian, Jon A. (2011).
Visual and Narrative Methods to Achieve Fair Process in Clinical Care.
JoVE - Journal of Visualized Experiments (February 16th
2011) over 16,053 viewings.
(14:32 Min). Read more by clicking
Journal - Lorenz, Laura S. Co-author with
Kolb, B. (2009).
Involving the public through participatory visual research methods.
12(3), pp. 262-274. Read more
on this paper by clicking
Journal - Lorenz, Laura S.
a new identity after brain injury,
Sociology of Health and Illness, 32(6), pp 862-879, available
as of June 21st 2010 online, and in print in September
Read more on this paper by clicking
Lorenz, Laura S. (2011,
Online February 18th).
Way Into Empathy: A 'Case' of
Photo-elicitation in Illness Research. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 15,
3, May 2011, pp 259-276, Special Number on ‘Another way of knowing: art, disease, and
illness experience.’ Guest Editors,
Alan Radley and
Read more on this paper by clicking
Brain Injury Survivors:
Narratives of Rehabilitation and Healing
by Laura S. Lorenz from
Lynne Rienner Publishers
Hardcover 200 Pages
Learn more about the book and order from:
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“Incredibly important…. a must-read for
people who care about brain injury. Lorenz provides a genuinely
fresh way of allowing survivors to provide their own perspectives on
life-change experience. This innovative and touching book will
change the way we think about—and respond to—the experience of brain
injury survivors.” –Prof. Mark Sherry, University of Toledo
"A well-conceived and beautifully written treatise. The book is clear and concise while still offering inspirational material that is obviously close to the author’s heart."—Cheryl E. Daugherty, Issues in Mental Health Nursing
"Offers a sensitive, innovative, and client-centered approach to working with individuals suffering from TBI..."—C. Alexander Simpkins, Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter
For more information about
this book please click here...