Compelling, funny, insightful and eye-opening, the movie’s overriding message is clear: People with disabilities are people first.
Your memory used to be like a steel trap, but for the past few months, it seems to have magically disappeared. You can’t remember easy things, like where you left your keys, appointments, even your kids’ names. Don’t worry, you’re (probably) not losing it. It’s just another reason to hate 2020.
Like most people attracted to the field of emergency medicine, Brain Health Advisory Council Member Captain Philippe Wurr is motivated by a burning desire to help. But his story is unlike any other’s.
Welcome to the world of the brain injury survivor during this bizarre COVID-laced holiday season.
It’s easy to wonder, in today’s political climate and with a global pandemic raging, if our country’s first responders are receiving the emotional support they need to do their jobs effectively and return home safely after each shift.
Dr. Clint Pearman is a frequent guest and trainer at Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona events. Ellen Fortini spoke with him recently to find out what drives him.
According to Buddhist philosophy, the mind and body are one, with inner subjective awareness being most crucial. Once you have control of the mind, the body follows.
When Abby’s husband TC was assaulted and robbed near the couple’s home in Washington, DC, in August 2012, he suffered injuries that left him fighting for his life, including a brain injury resulting in aphasia.
“They call me Dr. Frankenstein,” says Dr. Patricio Reyes, who quickly and eagerly admits that he has developed a Brain Bank. He’s a bit vague on the description, even when pressed, but it’s clear that it’s something essential in the neurology field.