Stories of Acquired Brain Injury

People living with brain injury and their families are sharing their personal stories with Brain Injury Canada to provide hope and support to those across Canada who are having similar experiences.

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Frank B

Category: Traumatic brain injury I graduated from Durham College in 1983 in Sports Administration. I was awarded the honour of being named Male Athlete of

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Matías M

Category: Traumatic brain injury In September 2013, I was involved in an accident that nearly took my life. Biking home from work, I was hit

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Emma P

Category: Traumatic brain injury Hi there, my name is Emma P. I’m 28 years old and I am a mom of a 14 month old.

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Daniel M

Category: Non-traumatic brain injury At 28, Dan was leading a healthy, active life. After an optometrist appointment to identify the cause of his persistent headaches

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Kathy F

Category: Non-traumatic brain injury (stroke) Kathy F is a theatre artist and writer living in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Kathy spent seventeen years living abroad in

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Carrick W

Category: Traumatic brain injury Brain injury and how it changed my life forever Shortly after my 17th birthday I was in accident that caused me

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