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Jane Jackson is the Information and Resource Director for the Brain Injury Association of Georgia and a  Certified Brain Injury Specialist.  She has worked with BIA of Georgia for the past 7 years and covers the state handling requests from survivors, families and the medical professionals who serve them-among many other "hats" she wears for BIA of Georgia.  Working one-on-one with individuals, she provides personalized  help,  resources and education about brain injury and symptoms.  Jane is also the wife of Waring Jackson who sustained a brain injury  from a motorcycle accident 14 years ago.  He was sent home after 2 weeks in the trauma center and told "if you have a headache take 2 aspirin".  He looked ok, he talked ok but inside he knew something was wrong.  He was one of the thousands of walking, talking "silent epidemics" you hear about in the news. He masked his changes with humor for 3-4 years before admitting he needed help.  Together Jane and Waring discovered his personality change, short term memory, fatigue, depression - among other symptoms - were from his accident. Thus began their long road to rehabilitation and adapting to his "new normal". 

 Jane Jackson
 Certified Brain Injury Specialist CBIS
 Information and Resource Program Director
 Brain Injury Association of Georgia
 1441 Clifton Road NE

Les Paul  has a positive out look and has much to share about his journey dealing with brain injury for many years.  Les is also on the board of directors for the TBI Survivors Network helping build strong survivor lead groups all over the world.  Les will motivate you, make you think and leave you feeling inspired.

With Leaders in the Association from SC,GA, Indiana and others getting the perspective on How the BIAA operates.