Month: February 2017

Are mobile games helpful in dealing with brain injuries?

How useful are mobile games in helping traumatic brain injury? When I say mobile games, I’m referring to things such as Words With Friends, Candy Crush Saga, and the like. I can’t find any data online to support either one side or the other, so I’m just going to use anecdotal evidence (namely my own experiences with them). …

Raising awareness for people with brain injuries

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month – and I’ve always tried to do my part to recognize and promote it. This included doing a walkabout where we donated money to the Brain Injury Association of Florida. Now we (me and my mother) are doing our part to continue to raise awareness! So, we created a Zazzle …

We take so much for granted

We take so much for granted, as humans. Americans especially. After my accident, and it was an accident (I wasn’t suicidal), I had to re-learn how to do practically everything. I couldn’t walk for close to a year, I had to re-learn how to eat, spit, talk, and pretty much everything else we take for granted. …

Art Therapy: Neuroscience and Brain Injury

Art Therapy: An Exciting Breakthrough in Neuroscience Anna Sandoval, an artist and Clinical Art Therapist, spoke with our brain injury support group on January 23rd, 2014 about the role of art therapy in brain trauma recovery. Anna presented an engrossing factual lecture followed by a hands-on exercise in mandala drawing. Because neuroscience has recognized that images are …