Member’s story of her diagnosis through her brain injury and the symptoms she had.
BIST Member Shannon talks Introspection
Thriving after a brain injury in discovering a goal in life that brings meaning to what you have to personally offer to the world.
Why I stopped asking ‘what if’
BY: STEVEN EDELMAN I imagine Bill Buckner must have repeatedly asked the ‘What if?’ question to himself for years after the … More
A year with a different brain
A version of this article was originally published on March 18, 2017 BY: ERIN MOORE On March 18, 2016 my … More
I live with brain injury: walk a mile in my shoes and you will understand
BY: LEAH DANIELLE KARMONA Living life with a brain injury is difficult. People who do should be commended for trying their … More
The waves of ABI-related trauma
BY: MARK KONING If you ask me, any type of brain injury is traumatic, whether it is acquired by a … More
Come with BIST to see Brain Storm: a Toronto Fringe play about brain injury, a psychic medium and Dr. Wilder Penfield
BY: MERI PERRA If you’re of a certain age and lived in Canada, you likely remember this classic Heritage Minute featuring … More
Why didn’t my bike helmet prevent my TBI?
BY: SOPHIA VOUMVAKIS 15 per cent of the approximately 18,000 traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) that occur in a year in … More
Without action, awareness does little
BY: ALYSON ROGERS Nine years ago, I walked into an emergency room with very obvious signs of a concussion. Despite glaring … More
Talking it out: ABI survivor and caregiver stress
BY: MARK KONING Whether you are a survivor or caregiver to someone with a brain injury, it is sometimes quite … More
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