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Beyond the Silence

Beyond the Silence: Perhaps a title for a new book! or should it be Climbing the Everest Within? see https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/the-hidden-handicap-the-silent-epidemic-2/#comment-10804 “We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”   “Together, one mind, one life (one small step … Continue reading

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“The Hidden Handicap – the Silent Epidemic”

Subnitter’s Note

The following piece is from information that I’ve researched and collected over the past twenty-five years. Some of the writings are words from my own experiences and much material from sources unknown (some of which has been re-written and re-phrased by me). I am sharing this information in the spirit of promoting greater awareness of head (or brain) injury, as well as helping and hopefully encouraging “victims of the hidden ‘handicap’” to realise their full potentials and be all that they are capable of achieving, being and becoming.
Craig Lock
October 2005

Some introductory comments re the title of this article

* because it can’t be seen and brain /head damaged people look perfectly “normal” (what’s that!).

NB: NO, I don’t necessarily see it, this label as a ‘handicap’, but rather as an opportunity for personal growth.

Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed* of an equal or greater benefit.” Continue reading

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