Dr. Diane, Massachusetts neuropsychologist and brain injury survivor, offers message of hope to the 5.3 million Americans living with brain injury.
There are approximately 80 million stroke survivors worldwide– including myself. Over 50 million of them live with some form of permanent disability as a result. For many, life after stroke won’t be quite the same; but, with the right care and support living a meaningful life is still possible.
Over the past year, I’ve been a member of countless support groups on various social media sites, such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. One of the most notable factors amongst these groups is that people are searching and seeking answers to help them regain their life again after a brain injury.
Perplexed – How Best to Help? Everyday I go on Facebook and see cries for help of “What to do” about some aspect as a result of a brain injury, be it TBI or Stroke. Today, I read about a little boy and his mother wrote: “My…