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I Am Not My Brain Injury

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I used to be just like you. I used to have an extended family, an amazing career, friends and an accompanying social life. I used to have dreams. I loved…

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Difficulties with Limited Perspective

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Brain injury can leave us not knowing what we don’t know. When family and friends point this out we may not understand why. Limited perspective can diminish how much we can see and understand.

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6,744 Followers and Growing!

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GBIA aim to improve the way people experience life after brain injury. We are joining March Brain Injury Awareness Month and would love your help to reach and educate as many people as possible!

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Brain Injury is a Chronic Medical Condition

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“We are perfectly normal people locked beneath a bizarre spectrum of cognitive and executive disabilities.”

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Reaching Out

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Entering its’ ninth year the worldwide event, the ‘Brain Injury Global Picnic,’ aims to fill the awareness of services gap. By utilising traditional media, we can reach more people. We can connect with people beyond social media.

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Global Requirement to Reframe the Traumatic Brain Injury Picture

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According to research published in the Journal of Neurosurgery, an estimated sixty-nine million people worldwide sustain a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) each year.¹ In Europe, approximately seventy-five thousand people die…

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Obsessive Thinking Following Brain Injury

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Obsessive Thinking Following Brain Injury Introduction Lots of brain injury outcomes can seem odd, and because of this, different people make different assumptions. One thing that isn’t talked about very…

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Post-concussion Syndrome

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Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS) While the jury is still out about why any concussion should last more than three months, some scientists and specialists are beginning to put the pieces…

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Protect Your Wallet

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Protect Your Wallet Increased Vulnerability Cognitive impairment following a brain injury can limit thinking capacity and make it hard for people to think broadly. It can be difficult to know who…

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The Blind Driver – Loss of Metacognition

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The Blind Driver Imagine being tied up, gagged and put in the back seat of a car, and then being driven through your life journey by a blind driver.  This…

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Slow Brain Bleed – the Dangers

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Slow Brain Bleed Introduction Although public awareness of brain injury is slowly increasing, there are still many misconceptions about impact and recovery. A lack of knowledge can have serious consequences and…

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Why the Brain Wakes Up at Bedtime

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Why the Injured Brain Wakes up at Bed Time Introduction You only have to read through a few posts in any brain injury on-line support group to find someone who…

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