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Socialisation & Engagement (Part 2)

The last post relating to Socialisation and Engagement was focusing upon the limitations, both cognitive and physical, that an Acquired Brain Injury places on us as patients. 1,585 more words

Brain Injury

Unexpected Provisions

Yesterday I watched my nine year old son chase a ball of white fluff around our coffee table. Autumn light streamed through the picture window and his antics cast shifting silhouettes against the sunbathed wall. 792 more words

April Avey

TBI Recovery - Ranchos Los Amigos Scale

The Ranchos Los Amigos Scale of Cognitive Recovery is a medical scale used to assess the cognitive progress of individuals after a closed head injury, including traumatic brain injury, based on cognitive and behavioural presentations as they emerge from coma… 442 more words


That time I was hungry again

After I woke up from that accident, I lost a lot of weight because I wasn’t eating.  I couldn’t eat; I was in a coma.  When I woke up, I still couldn’t eat because I couldn’t really swallow the food. 206 more words

Brain Injury

First day, away.

This is hard. Being away from him.

It has been five months, on the 3rd of October.

I drove on Sunday night to get back to the apartment. 576 more words


On The Air: Brain Injury Radio “Another Fork in the Road” "Depression and Suicidal Thoughts"

On The Air: Brain Injury Radio “Another Fork in the Road” 


Panelists: Survivor, Melissa Cronin and Survivor Troop, Juliet Madsen

Topic: Depression and Suicidal Thoughts… 551 more words

Donna O'Donnell Figurski