• 03:04

    Late Night with Joeygiggles Live on Brain Injury Radio

    in Education

    Hey everyone,

    I'm proud to announce my partnership with the great Brain Injury Radio Team on Blogtalkradio... I will be doing a show there called Late Night with Joeygiggles , taking the place of the Matt Duffin Show , for a short period of time, due to illness... 

    I will than have two regular hour and a half slots on Brain injury radio after this point... Please join me for great guests, lots of jokes and fun... and of course the great knowledge and information to get from WIRN Internet Radio... 

    Blogtalkradio Link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/braininjuryradio

    Call in number: 1-424-243-9540

    Call in anytime for questions and comments... Invite youre friends it will be a great show form the mind of yours truly Joeygiggles

  • 01:31

    WTF? - w/Kevin A. Phillips - Is it STILL Brain Injury Awareness MONTH?

    in Self Help

    There is nothing new in the Universe, just new to YOU! ~Gzus

    Interviewer: Brain Injury Awareness Month you find...


    Kevin A. Phillips: Superfluous


    Interviewer: Why?


    Kevin A. Phillips: You're going to regulate Brain Injuries to a Month?


    Interviewer: Oh, come on.


    Kevin A. Phillips: What do you do with yours? Which month is Drama Awareness Month?


    Interviewer:  (pause) Well, I'm not a Dumb Retard Asking for More Attention (D.R.A.M.A.)


    Kevin A. Phillips: Okay, Which is Ignorance Awareness month?


    Interviewer: there isn't one.


    Kevin A. Phillips: Oh really? Why Not? Do you want one?


    Interviewer: No


    Kevin A. Phillips: Right, neither do I, I live with my Brain Injury every single day.


    Interviewer: How are we going to fix this?


    Kevin A. Phillips: Stop beLIEving something is wrong and start UNDERSTANDing each other more.

    Join us tonight as Kevin and the Marvelous Maggie bring to light some misperceptions that could inhibit your FUNctionality about Brain Injury Awareness the 11 other months out of the year.

  • 01:00

    OUT SMARTING BRAIN INJURY

    in Education

    Listen in tonight with Penny and Kathy as they talk about brain injury and the challenges that it brings along with struggles and pain.  They will be talking about ways and strategies to compensate and overcome some of the challenges that is brain injury.  In order to live life again after brain injury we need to develop tools that work for us individually.  And tonight we shall through some out for you to consider.  The more we know and understand the better quality of life we will have.  Don’t Miss tonight encore presentation?

  • 01:24

    Brain Injury Awareness at Brain Injury Round Table

    in Education

    Brain Injury Round Table is a place for Ideas, discussion, and recovery for people seeking solutions, to bridge the gap between understanding your brain injury and how to change your life for the better. Brain Injury Round Table is a place of discovery and exploration of the sacred moments in ordinary events. It is a place where you will find your center when the world is spinning out of control. In so doing you will unlock secrete pathways in your heart and gain greater enlightenment. So be prepared to hear some great information to motivate and inspire us and change the World.
    In honor of Brain Injury Awareness we will revisit two previous guests of Brain Injury Round Table. Please join me in extending a warm welcome to the amazing Cheryl Kempf and the intrepid Tai Campbell. Tonight we catch up with these two survivors for updates on their selfless advocacy since their last appearance on the show.
    Cheryl is Chair of the Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council for the state of Texas. She also shares her story with audiences in an effort to inspire awareness and motivate change. Under her leadership the council has been involved changing the world for brain injury survivors through new legislation. Tonight, Cheryl will describe their activities and bring us up to date on their progress. You can reach Cheryl at Ckwords@aol.com
    Our other very special guest tonight is Tai Campbell, a survivor of two severe childhood brain injuries. Tai is a tireless activist who is leading the effort to take back his community by empowering the youth of his community to create a better world. Since his last appearance on the show he has lobbied business and civic leaders to expand job development. Yesterday he took part in Brain Injury Awareness activities at the U. S. Capitol. He'll report on what he heard and said. You can reach Tai at www.tbocn.org.

     

  • 01:31

    Brain Injury Round Table with Louise Mathewson,

    in Education

    Internationally published in numerous anthologies, including the bestselling Cup of Comfort series, award-winning author Louise Mathewson has always written about the sacred moments in everyday experiences. Today, those experiences hold even deeper meaning.


    Her book, A Life Interrupted: Living with Brain Injury,  is a collection of transformative poetry chronicling her emergence from a coma following an auto-accident in which she suffered a serious Traumatic Brain Injury, her recovery journey, and triumphant return to her writing career. Writing poetry became her lifeline.
    A Life Interrupted: Living with Brain Injury speaks to all who face the daily physical, emotional and spiritual challenges of living with any life-changing physical or mental health condition, including the family and caregivers who support them. Louise believes that writing is healing and research supports that. She also loves sharing resources that she found helpful in transcending trauma. Louise, who holds a Master’s in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University Chicago, a Bachelor’s in Latin, is a lover of words. She used to facilitate support groups for children of divorce, alcoholism, and grief, teaching children healthy ways to express feelings of loss. Louise is a passionate advocate for the many who face the daily physical, emotional and spiritual challenges of living with a disability. http://www.pearlsong.com/alifeinterrupted.htm,


    A native of Chicago, Louise lives, writes and advocates from her new home in Sarasota, FL. Her website is www.louisemathewson.com.

  • 01:31

    Brain Injury Communication with Michael Idell presents Open Mic Night

    in Education

    Brain Injury Communication with Host Michael Idell presents this night for brain injury survivors, caregivers, and the public get to know each other by speaking and listening to each others stories.


    LETS LEARN ABOUT EACH OTHER!!!


    Please join us all over the world in getting to know each other in the brain injury community to get to have fun, laugh and put personalities together. We have some motivational, fun loving people who love to stand up for brain injury awareness month.


    PLEASE CALL 424-243-9540 TO LISTEN IN OR TO CHAT!!!

  • 03:02

    Bouncing Back after Brain Injury - Dream Catchers - Les Paul Morgan

    in Dreams

    Bouncing Back after Brain Injury - Dream Catchers - Les Paul Morgan


    It’s far easier to fall flat on your face than to bounce back after Brain Injury or at the least that’s what they all say. But is that true or false? The reason I asked the question like that is far too often we the people living with Brain Often Tend to fall into That False Narrative That the Statement Must Be True.


    Because this is brain injury awareness month and because so many people have felt as if they have fallen through the cracks of society.  I want you to help me set the record straight because people traumatic brain injuries and similar injuries are some of the most amazing productive and talented individuals on the earth!!!



    Name some recovery tools
    Resources, resources, resources, make a list.
    Developing coping skills
    mastering your mindset
    individual support/legislative support
    self-confidence
    Open floor open Mic!


    This is brain injury awareness month; let’s go live it, feel it and go make a difference in the world now! Let’s help others along the way! Join me for live chat, phone calls and listening on your PC as well because we’re the world’s biggest support group helping one person at a time finding resources to turn their lives into a triumph over tragedy!

  • 03:02

    Brain Injury Awareness Month - Share your story with Craig Sicilia

    in Social Networking

    March is brain injury awareness month, there are so many stories, so many successes that survivors have had.  Let us share some of those stories tonight.  Kind of an open mic night about brain injury stories.  Your story could be the story that helps someone through their challenges and hard times so please share your story tonight


     


    Listen in tonight and make sure you call in and share your individual story, be that voice in the dark of the night be you

  • 01:31

    Brain Injury Communication with Michael Idell- Guest Samantha Michael

    in Education

    I would like to introduce Samantha Michael, a positive and wonderful spokesperson surviving a traumatic brain injury who has dedicated her life since inspiring others learning to cope after a brain injury and teaching others strategies for anyone going through neurological impairments and tough experiences in general.


    The first hour of the show we would like to go over her story and then we will open up the lines for questions and answers for us to discuss with callers.


    Here are Samantha Michael's links online I hope you will persue to check out. "Proceeds received from the sale of Songs for Everyone will be given back to communities based on the objectives of An Aid to Help Foundation’s mission to provide encouragement and resources to educators, students, parents and families on ways to learn or teach others to make responsible choices in life." ~Samantha Michael


    http://thebeautyofmyshadow.com/


    http://anaid.org/listenreadbuy/
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    Please contact me, Michael Idell, at (718) 702-5077 or visit www.ASBISG.org

  • 01:31

    Brain Injury Round Table

    in Education

    Welcome to another episode the Brain Injury Round Table. I am your host, Constance Miller, brain injury survivor of 32 years and Managing Director of Brain Injury Resource Center, located on the Internet at http://www.headinjury.com  I'd like to thank: all our listeners for bringing our voices, to your home, your mobile device wherever you are around the world. Additionally, I’d like to give a big thank you to this show’s sponsors: Martha Marcum, mother of a brain injury survivor and author of MARTHA'S FABLES and Gordon Johnson, attorney of www.TBILaw.com.   Also joining us is Tai Campbell, founder of http://www.tbocnow.org, tireless community activist, and survivor of childhood brain injuries .
    Have you ever sustained a brain injury have you ever known anyone who had a concussion? These days there is a lot of talk in the media about domestic violence, football players and Post Concussion Syndrome, PCS. However, the general public doesn’t really understand how serious a seemingly minor concussion can be.  One of the main reasons we’re tackling this topic this evening is that even a seemingly minor concussion can have life-long, life altering consequences. And that is the topic of tonight's discussion. The plan is to learn from one another and to educate one another about TBI and its aftermath. We know personally just how a traumatic even a concussion can be. Please call in (424) 243-9540 and tell us a little about yourself, your TBI; how it happen and how things are going at this time and we'll put our heads together and offer the benefit of our experiences and hopefully in all of that we'll find solutions that work for you. Tonight's format is "Brainstorm."

  • 01:27

    Brain Injury Communication with Michael Idell- Controlling Brain Injury

    in Education

    How do you see yourself moving forward if your focus is on the past? Who keeps you down? Who picks you up? Who decides what gets to you? YOU DO!


    The physical trials after surviving a brain injury we may not be able to always overcome. We may still have a cane, a walker, a wheelchair, some trouble speaking, walking or hearing but one thing we can control is our own happiness. We decide on what aggravates us, what keeps us down, and what bothers us. It's time to take control of our lives in a positive fashion.


    Positive reinforcement and outlook is the only way to move ahead in life. We, as survivors, have had our bouts since our brain injuries but no one is to say life is over now. This is a subject that hits us at home but s a struggle all people go through in life. We decide on how things affect us. We can let things overcome our focus and willpower.


    Why let the things we can't control overwhelm us instead of just controling the things we can- happiness.


    Small rewards in brain injury rehabilitation lead to larger goals of accomplishment, self esteem, empowerment, and confidence. This affects our outlook, the way we portray ourselves to others, and helps our own bodies grow healthy to remain there. If anything to be happy about, we are alive!!!
    Please call into our show, join the conversation and listen in to the callers speak. Call in to speak with the host (424) 243-9540


    This call is for those involved directly and indirectly with brain injury. Public awareness is needed globally as well. This may be you or your loved ones one day. Families and friends need to learn about brain injury too! 

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