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SPEAK OUT! Itty-Bitty GIANT Steps

SPEAK OUT! Itty-Bitty GIANT Steps

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Donna O’Donnell Figurski

SPEAK OUT! Itty-Bitty Giant Steps will provide a venue for brain-injury survivors and caregivers to shout out their accomplishments of the week. 303 more words

Donna O'Donnell Figurski

UT - Person: Layton PD asking help finding endangered man with autism | fox13now.com

LAYTON, Utah – Layton officers are asking for the public’s help finding a missing and endangered man.

Officers said 22-year-old Daniel Recksiek has Asperger’s Syndrome and a TBI (traumatic brain injury).


Mourning the Departed Among Us

When you hear a person talk about “losing someone,” death is likely the first thing that comes to mind.  There are, however, significant ways of “losing” a loved one to something other than death – something that feels an awful lot like a death, but the loved one remains alive.   467 more words

Spiritual Formation

The Birth of Be The Good

Our Be The Good journey began in  Minneapolis coffee shop named Segue Cafe just south of downtown.  The name of the cafe is so apropos as the definition of Segue is “move without interruption from one song, melody, or scene to another” and unbeknownst to my wife and I that is exactly what we were doing.   567 more words


Survivors SPEAK OUT! Evan Powers

Survivors SPEAK OUT! Evan Powers



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1. What is your name? (last name optional)

Evan Powers

2. Where do you live? (city and/or state and/or country) Email (optional) 1,024 more words

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Clock of the week - acquired brain injury

WESTBOROUGH, MA April 20, 2016 The clock of the week is drawn by a 73-year old woman who is undergoing inpatient rehabilitation for an acquired brain injury. 312 more words


Children and PTSD- 5 Common Events That Could Put Them At Risk

PTSD is not just for veterans; it can happen to anybody if they have experienced or witnessed a particularly upsetting event.  Children are at a higher risk of developing PTSD because they lack the sophisticated coping mechanisms to process certain stimuli. 445 more words