Dawn Faizey-Webster, a 42 year old woman who has locked-in syndrome has earned a degree in Ancient History. Dawn was diagnosed with this syndrome when she was 30 years old, immediately after her son was born. 490 more words
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The “standard approach” in clinical neurology has been accused of suffering from an implicit “behaviorist epistemology” because disorders of consciousness are typically diagnosed on the basis of a lack of behavior. 908 more words
…. a great quote I read on Twitter recently, don’t you agree?
Truthfully, I was so proud of what I personally did to recover, against all the medical odds in hospital and beyond, for a few months back in 2011/12 that for a while I unhealthily ‘believed my own Kate Allatt press’. 290 more words
What would you do?
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Imagine wakening from a deep sleep to find yourself fully conscious but unable to move any voluntary muscles save for the muscles that control your vertical eye movements.