"Thank the Lord Cheryl-
Tell Andy the rest of us appreciate his giving permission to have a prettier face than some of the others posted here so others can find out more. While I sense some of the frustrations of going through TBI via my experiences,…"
We are a peer-led brain injury recovery organization: supporting and empowering one another through service, support, personal development, and community building to create the best possible outcome for our lives. See More
"This is sent with hope that someone can provide an update to me as the Peer Support Meetings and Activities Coordinator for BIRRDsong, which aims to help people with many different types of brain injury, including TBI, in the Portland, Ore. area and…"
Often time those living with brain injury and those providing care, get stuck, whats next, what can we do, how can we start over. This 5 hour class we will work hands on in developing a person futures plan using several tools, on from Mt Sinai Medical Center and on from the CDC. Developing a map based on the individual wants…See More
I am a brain injury Survivor, Family/Caregiver or professional
What do you find most difficult living with a brain injury
After problems keeping jobs in recent years, a neuro-psychologist did thorough testing and concluded I had been managing to survive after an acquired brain injury from falling in a lake in Wisconsin in May 1957.
are you on another social network such as facebook, so we can varify your a real person trying to apply
It would be nice to witness what others are doing to help peers in the brain injury community so that I might attempt to help other members of BIRRDsong (a group dedicated to Brain Injury information Referral and Resource Development).
my or my families brain injury is concidered
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"Casey - I do believe I can relate to small aspects of what you are discussing. When you say it really interferes with your concentration levels, I can understand parts of that. I was born with Inattentive ADHD due to a non-normal, three…"
I'd like to know if anyone also has dysautonomia spells after their TBI. Most doctors/ therapist think it's a foggy symptom I'm describing, but actually I encountered a therapist who agrees with even MTBI dysautonomia can be present and sometimes a…See More
"Matt congrats on your hard work and fight! And as a new and better Matt :) I can only imagine how hard it must have been. Thanks for the post and encouragement. I'm almost 6 month out from my SIS TBI and it's encouraging to hear your story…"
"Thanks James! What a blessing it was to read your post because this past week I had a few "lows" as I'm sure you know about these days. I found myself questioning again why God let me live through my accident as I sit on my porch in…"
"Keep your head up. It does get better over time, but you have to be patient and you have to work at strengthening your mind, while allowing (and I stress this) it to recover. I am five years removed from a moderate TBI and spinal cord…"