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Rocchio, Carolyn

Carolyn Rocchio

Carolyn Rocchio is a nationally recognized advocate, author, and speaker in the field of brain injury. Her expertise in traumatic brain injury (TBI) developed as the result of a 1982 auto crash in which her son sustained a severe TBI. She is the author of Ketchup on the Baseboard, as well as numerous publications and book chapters. She is the Founder of the Brain Injury Association of Florida, served on the Defense Health Board Traumatic Brain Injury Family Caregiver Panel, the Health Resource Services Administration Traumatic Brain Injury Technical Assistance Center Advisory Committee, the Traumatic Brain Injury Standards Advisory Committee for CARF, the Executive Committee of the Brain Injury Association of America, the Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice as well as various other federal and state appointments.


Within the past 24 months, I or one of my “immediate family members” received personal compensation for the following: Royalties from publishing — Lash Publishing & Training; Honorarium, Western Oregon University.

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