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Andy Davies Book Launch

Harriet Moss writes
“As many of you are aware Andy Davies was a dentist who qualified here in Birmingham in 2002.  He taught undergraduates on clinical practice for some time before becoming the vocational training advisor for the Worcester scheme.  257 more words

University Of Birmingham

Occupational therapists: You can be the starter motor in the patient's brain

Thank you, all you 3rd year OT students
at Curtin University, Perth

Well, I just got home after talking to a large group of occupational therapy students and their teacher, Zona who set things going by interviewing me about my experiences with locked-in syndrome. 461 more words

Peter C's Blog

Inside the Mind (and Heart) of a Ghost Boy

Subtitle: The Miraculous Escape of a Misdiagnosed Boy Trapped Inside His Own Body

Although I’m arriving late for the book review party, I was especially drawn to… 597 more words


Chapter One

If I’d known I was about to die, I would have leaned out further. We were on top of the Wrights Hill water tower, pitching out on a 45 degree angle into the relentless southerly. 4,092 more words

Reckless Parenting?

Sometimes people judge, and label parents as reckless. As parents, we make decisions that are thought out – we choose not to wrap out kids in cotton wool. 690 more words


When stroke recovery doesn't happen.

I’ve long been associated with the notion that stroke recovery is always possible, whether those improvements are small or large positive changes.

However, I have to admit that since meeting Kati Van De Hoeven in beautiful Finland last weekend, I’ve met someone who sadly hasn’t made very much physical improvement in twenty years, after her brainstem stroke and locked in syndrome diagnosis. 1,115 more words