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Saturday 5K & Kids 1K Series – August 5

The year 2023 is when not-just-the-walk events will be offered, to raise awareness of Acquired Brain Injury! There will be an online one launched later, in the fall, but next there will be a run! Run Ottawa offered what’s rai…

Is a brain injury in a 2 year old better or worse than on a 90 year old?

I’m not sure of this question, but I’m thinking an injury in a younger person is “less bad” than in an older person. The brain’s a muscle, which means the younger is stronger. I found this, comparing both ends of the age-spectrum. It compares the impact of a brain injury between a 2-year-old and a 90-year-old. Brains are complicated, and doing so is complex and depends on various factors.

Why should someone with a brain injury try to do more than they were told they could do

It is important for individuals with brain injuries to strive to do more than they were initially told they could do because the human brain has a remarkable capacity for neuroplasticity and adaptation.

Something positive after getting an acquired brain injury

After experiencing an acquired brain injury, it’s important to focus on the positive aspects of your recovery journey. Here are a few positive points to consider.

What can be said to a parent on a bike with no helmet on, but makes their kid wear one

When addressing a parent who consistently makes their child wear a helmet while cycling but neglects to wear one themselves, it’s important to approach the situation with tact and respect. Click to read a suggestion for what you could say.

What can someone with an ABI say to people who think they’re unable to do something because of their brain injury, but can.

When encountering people who underestimate your abilities due to your brain injury, it’s essential to respond with confidence and assertiveness. Here are some suggestions for what you can say to address their misconceptions

What can be said to a child about their parent who suffered a brain injury.

When talking to a child about their parent’s brain injury, it’s important to be honest, compassionate, and supportive.