No two brain injuries are alike. Because of this, one thing may help one person but not the other ones. There is no manual to treating others with a brain injury. In addition there is always a negative stigma against those. It is just how society is and although we may attempt to change it, it will just return back to the same way of thinking.
With that said, my injury is very unique. I was not expected to do many of the things that I am doing today, in fact my parents were told to put me in a nursing home and get on with their life.
I have dysarthria and when most people hear me, they sometimes think I’m dumber and talk slower and down to me. This is extremely frustrating but I just get through it.
Being in the military I learned perseverance and determination. If I…
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