“There is a light inside of you that the world needs to see.”

Living With Head (Brain) Injury

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from Let there be more

see

http://www.brainline.org/content/2017/06/let-there-be-more.html

https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury

Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)

LIGHT from www.facebook.comespirationalphotos

picture (great) from

https://www.facebook.com/espirational/

picture from http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

http://www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

http://www.writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com

http://www.writingintothelightbook.wordpress.com

and

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

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Picture (above great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!

Shared by  craig “the world’s absolutely worst photographer”,

“Information and Inspiration Distributor, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder”

(well my friends and family say I’m “safest” just writing and encouraging others)

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Understanding Aphasia After Brain Injury

Just because you have word-finding problems does not mean you have diminished intelligence!

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/understanding-aphasia-after-brain-injury_us_594c5545e4b0326c0a8d072c

from

https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/

 

Also see

see https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/…/head-brain-inhjury…/

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!

picture from http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

 

http://www.writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com

 

http://www.writingintothelightbook.wordpress.com

 

and

 

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

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Some Cognitive Effects of Head (Brain) Injury

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

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Some Cognitive Effects of Head (Brain) Injury

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“You’re not disabled (limited) by your disabilities, you are able (enabled) by your abilities.”

“Just because a brain has been damaged, does NOT necessarily have to affect the human mind…and so the quality and height of our thoughts!”

from

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2016/09/20/axonal-brain-injury-diffuse/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!

PPS

“Let’s not what we can’t do stop us from doing what we CAN do..best!”

“There are no perceived limits, just endless possibilities…horizons far and wide”
– craig

from

and

http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

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Pictures ( great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!

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Seems strange that we don’t know more about #concussion

Broken Brain - Brilliant Mind

According to the CDC’s web page(s) on TBI and Concussion:

How big is the problem?

  • In 2013,1 about 2.8 million TBI-related emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths occurred in the United States.
    • TBI contributed to the deaths of nearly 50,000 people.
    • TBI was a diagnosis in more than 282,000 hospitalizations and 2.5 million ED visits.  These consisted of TBI alone or TBI in combination with other injuries.
  • Over the span of six years (2007–2013), while rates of TBI-related ED visits increased by 47%, hospitalization rates decreased by 2.5% and death rates decreased by 5%.
  • In 2012, an estimated 329,290 children (age 19 or younger) were treated in U.S. EDs for sports and recreation-related injuries that included a diagnosis of concussion or TBI.3
    • From 2001 to 2012, the rate of ED visits for sports and recreation-related injuries with a diagnosis of concussion or TBI, alone or in…

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One of the biggest challenges brain injury survivors face when returning to work is a lack of understanding from their employers.

Living With Head (Brain) Injury

picture from

https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/

One of the biggest challenges brain injury survivors face when returning to work is a lack of understanding from their employers.

see

https://www.facebook.com/headwayuk/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE&fref=nf

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One of my biggest dilemmas/conflicts has been what (and how) to share with my potential employers, as it’s so hard for people (let alone many health professionals) to understand the full nature and effects, so complex,  of head/brain injury.

NB:

With experience, I found honesty (absolute) is always the very best policy!

Also see “But you don’t look disabled”

from

https://www.facebook.com/headwayuk

Incidentally. Headway UK were a great help to us with most helpful and valuable info in “the/our very dark days” of 1988/89 *

In the days before widely available “info” on the www.

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
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An Open Book: My Story, My “little” Life

This gallery contains 7 photos.

Originally posted on Living With Head (Brain) Injury:
An Open Book: My Story, My “little” Life see Amazon http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=craig+lock+%2B+an+open+book http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=craig+lock+%2B+my+story ? and http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=craig+lock+%2B++I%27ll+do+it+my+way&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Acraig+lock+%2B++I%27ll+do+it+my+way ? ? All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children – MINE! “When the writer is no…

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Brain Basics

Introduction

The brain is incredibly complex. Here we’ll show you the major parts, where they are located, and some of what they are responsible for. As each view and section appear, you’ll see a description here. The description will include what might happen when different areas of the brain are injured.

Please keep in mind that brain injuries can be as complex as the brain itself. A blow to one part of the head can potentially cause damage on the opposite side or even throughout the brain.

 

see

http://www.brainline.org/content/2012/08/brain-basics.html

and

https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/

 

There’s are an interesting page at

http://www.brainline.org/content/2011/07/lost-found-what-brain-injury-survivors-want-you-to-know.html

 

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

 

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!
LIGHT from www.facebook.comespirationalphotos
picture (great) from

pictures from http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

https://writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com/

 

http://www.writingintothelightbook.wordpress.com

and

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

Shared by craig (“Information and Inspiration Distributor, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder”)

(well my friends and family say I’m “safest” just writing and encouraging others)

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PS
Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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PPS

Don’t worry about the world ending today…

as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

 

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Executive dysfunction after brain injury

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

Executive dysfunction is a term for the range of cognitive, emotional and behavioural difficulties which often occur after injury to the frontal lobes of the brain. Impairment of executive functions is common after acquired brain injury and has a profound effect on many aspects of everyday life.

This page explains what executive functions are, why they are so important and which part of the brain is responsible for controlling them

see

https://www.headway.org.uk/about-brain-injury/individuals/effects-of-brain-injury/executive-dysfunction/

from

https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!
LIGHT from www.facebook.comespirationalphotos
picture (great) from

pictures from http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

https://writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com/

http://www.writingintothelightbook.wordpress.com

and

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

Shared by craig (“Information and Inspiration Distributor, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder”)

(well my friends and family say I’m “safest” just writing and encouraging others)

head in the cloudsPS
Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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PPS

Don’t worry about the world ending today…

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“IF I can throw a single ray of light across the darkened pathway of another…”

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A World Turned Upside Down

https://anoneextraordinarylife.wordpress.com/2017/03/21/a-world-turned-upside-down

https://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com/

and

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/03/21/a-world-turned-upside-down/

 

Also see

“People speak glibly about life changing moments. Some truly qualify …

 

 

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!
PPS
Best wishes from the First City to see the light
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