• 01:31

    Brain Injury Round Table – BRAINSTORM Jan 22, 2015

    in Education

    Welcome to another episode the Brain Injury Round Table. I am your host, Constance Miller, brain injury survivor of 32 years; author of the original brain injury owner's manual entitled From The Ashes. This innovative guidebook was featured on Super Bowl XXXIV. Miller is Managing Director of Brain Injury Resource Center, located on the Internet at http://www.headinjury.com.  Also joining us will be Tai Campbell, my invaluable contributor who is a tireless community activist, and founder of Taken Back Our Community (TBOC) http://www.tbocnow.org. Also of note he is the survivor of an incredible history of childhood brain injuries.   I'd like to thank: all our listeners for bringing our voices, to your home, or 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 http://www.TBILaw.com

    The Brain Injury Round Table is a place for Ideas, discussion, and recovery for people seeking solutions, to bridge the gap between understanding brain injury and insights on how to change live for the better so be prepared to hear some great information to motivate and inspire us and change the World. The main reason we are 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.

  • 02:34

    Brain Injury Radio - I HAD A DREAM -with Craig Sicilia

    in Radio

    I HAD A DREAM


    M.L.K. is the master of advocacy a advocacy that changes hearts and minds knowing it takes generations of advocacy and hard work he began a journey that was not popular in the minds of those who stood to lose the most and those they influenced.  It was a fight started a hundred years before him and will be going on a hundred years after.  But the king taught man to stand up for what they believe, to not accept how things are.  He as well paid the ultimate price for his believes.  Until Dr. King we humans did not know what it was to stand up for something greater than ourselves  To stand up to change what people think and how they treat another person.  We will Honor Dr. King and talk about his history as it relates to our future.


    So many of us who are living in the aftermath of a brain injury understand this.  And as people, our communities and society in general are largely clueless what brain injury means.  Hell it takes us survivors who live with it everyday years to even begin to understand.  We asking people to understand and accept something they cannot see.  And in many cases something we can’t explain or cope with.  And most of the time by the time we can begin to explain or understand it, there is no one left to share it with.  And like most movements those who feel so deeply and step up to bring change will never see the change in people’s hearts and minds.  You can have all the laws and acts and everything else but none of it means a thing until it is in people’s hearts and minds.


    How do we change hearts and minds, how do we find each other.  Reach out find someone don’t be alone, then together find others.  Find that voice that we have in common and change the world.

  • 00:59

    The Resilient Brain, The Latest on The Brain

    in Science

    Noon Saturdays, "The Resilient Brain," host Kathy Kitts


    Having recently become certified as a UDO public speaker, I am bringing new information to you today.  UDO stands for Upside Down Organization, a part of The Children's Guild which has been around a long time.  The Children's Guild has 7 campuses, including 2 in PG County, MD, 1 opening soon in DC, and a couple in the Baltimore city and suburban areas.  Additionally, The Children's Guild has a Charter School on the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico!  Be sure to check out more info on The Children's Guild and The Upside-Down Organization.  Diane Paul will answer any questions if you call UDO, and Frank Kros can guide you about the various trainings they offer, including ones with Social Work continuing education credits.


    Today we'll touch on the various topics I learned about over a 6 day period of training.  It'll be exciting to hear the latest!  Please tune in abd follow along!

  • 01:31

    Brain Injury Communication with Michael Idell- Patience-A Controlled Substance

    in Education

    Many people have an issue with anger, frustration, lack of time and are always wrapped up in their own lives to make time for others. Two worlds collide with this aspect for the brain injured: 1. Communication with others to understand what survivors go through. 2. Caregivers, friends, and loved ones need to listen with an open mind.


    PATIENCE IS NEEDED TO MOVE FORWARD. 


    Listening skills are something most people in our lives need to improve. Strategies are there for learning how to improve these communication barriers. Individuals with brain injuries may not be noticeable to the naked eye but if a common trait by people to stop, listen and ask open ended questions; the frustation and anxiety easily subsides for caring and empathy. 

  • What is your New Years Resolution Associated with Brain Injury?

    in Education

    We have a brain injury radio show to broadcast tonight, January 2nd at 8pm-9:30pm Eastern Time (*5:00pm-6:30pm Pacific Time). How many of you can come up with New Years Resolutions associated with brain injury- caregiving or surviving one? That's what the topic will revolve around. Anyone can call in! Call in and speak with us! GUEST CALL-IN (424) 243-9540

  • 01:01

    The Resilient Brain

    in Science

    Noon Saturdays, "The Resilient Brain," host Kathy Kitts


    Join us every Saturday to hear about the latest techniques for improving your own brain power at any age, from babies to centenarians!

  • 02:59

    Brain Injury Connection on Recovery Now With Kim Justus

    in Health

    After a TBI, where Deb Palmer lost consciousness over asphalt, resulting in a subdural hematoma and subarachnoid hemorrhage, she was diagnosed with a seizure disorder and major depression.  She knew she fell and hit her head, that something was wrong, but didn’t know what. She kept thinking it would go away with more sleep.  Nobody referred her to any resources for help or support.  Doctors obviously weren’t trained on how to address the long-term sequelae of brain injury or how to help someone who has had one.  Deb didn’t want what happened to her to happen to others.


    Deb decided to turn anger into something constructive; and, with the help of other survivors and some professionals, published  five free newsletters to educate about brain injury.  The demand for the publication was greater than expected so she decided to form a nonprofit organization. Thus, the Brain Injury Connection (BIC) was born. www.braininjuryconnection.org


    This show is a gathering place for anyone seeking recovery from the challenges of life on life's terms. I introduce topics, and survivor's share their experience, strength and hope. We discuss useful tools that have helped us lighten the load, of our journey through recovery.


    More will be revealed! Tune in, stop in and call in. This is a "we" recovery program, because it is in the "we," that we find the new "me."


    We focus on the four A's of Recovery: Awareness, Acceptance, Action and Adaptation. This is a place for survivor's striving to become thrivers.


    Front half of show is a featured guest. to join us in the discussion. The second part of the show is Open Mic and some great Indy Music, sure to inspire!


    Host is Kim Justus, author of In a Flash: Miracles Here and Beyond found at www.inaflash.org & "Like" at www.facebook.com/inaflash.org

  • 01:31

    Quantum Leap: Motor Recovery After Brain Injury

    in Education

    Please join Julie Kintz in welcoming Dr. Ana Durand, Rehabilitation Physician, Professor and Researcher from one of the Top Brain Injury research centers, Indiana University Medical School. We get a bonus for this show, Dr. Crystal Massie, Occupational Therapist, Assistant Professor  and Researcher at Indiana University Medical School will also be joining us! Tune in, call in and together we can make a difference in the lives of so many.

  • 03:01

    Rise Up after brain injury - And there was awareness - Hosted by Craig Sicilia

    in Social Networking

    Rise Up After Brain Injury Hosted by Craig Sicilia


    Being Aware - Creating Awareness - What are people aware of


    Sherry Johnson of TBI Awareness sharing their passion of bringing awareness and spreading the word, about what it means to live with a brain injury as a mother of a child with a brain injury trying to get the word out to who ever she can.


    as Well ( DJ (Dave) Asselin  of Team Hi Level with  a update on rehab in America from the gut of the system, a system that is confusing even for those with out a brain injury.  Our topic how to get your questions answered which is something DJ is not getting as he sits in a Florida rehab center trying to figure out whats going on.


    Do you have something you need to share tonight come on in and join our show for interactive conversation. 

  • 00:31

    SRWM ~ Dyonteniece P Rice ~ Open Heart Surgery

    in Blogs

    ABOUT THE BOOK:


    'Real Poetry | Raw Passion Open Heart Surgery' By Author Dyonteniece P. Rice When no one knows the turmoil you face—whether self-inflicted or created by outside circumstances—it is easy to feel alone and abandoned. The poems I have written reflect stages in my life where I personally experienced loss, fear, pain, anger and betrayal. I had to find hope to believe that my life would be better despite yesterday’s shortcomings. As you read 'Open Heart Surgery | Real Poetry | Raw Passion,' my desire is that you’ll no longer feel as though no one understands the struggles you've faced. You will no longer feel trapped inside and afraid to express your feelings, no matter what they are. Please do not conceal your voice—it is the gift—inside of you. #OpenHeartSurgery



    There is absolutely no one on Earth like her God!! His faithfulness and love towards her can never be broken; for it is not of His nature to break promises. Author and Poet, Dyonteniece P. Rice, uses her words to capture life’s most tender and treasured moments which are oftentimes overlooked and ignored. She writes to free the introverted cries for love, acceptance and thriving relationships. 

    Having faced many trials and heartaches in her life, Dyonteniece is thankful that the Lord has delivered her from them all. God created a way of escape for Dyonteniece and she believes He will create a way of escape for you too. Knowing this, she firmly believes God is using her to proclaim liberty to captives and to satisfy the afflicted souls as mentioned in Luke 4:18 and Isaiah 58:10. Dyonteniece P. Rice is an inspirational speaker with a mission to empower women in being confident and walking in their purpose.

  • 00:35

    Peter Russell: The Global Brain

    in Motivation

    Our Host: Svetlana Kim, Speaker, Author of White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee, a columnist for ALIST magazine and PERREAULT Global Digital magazine; Certified Hypnotherapist (CHt), EFT, Deep Yoga Teacher Training 200 (2014-2015) at Piedmont Yoga Studio, Consultant, and  Community Advocate.


    Svetlana is a host of the Radio Show called "To The Stars Through Adversity." http://www.blogtalkradio.com/svetlanakim. www.svetlanakim.com


    Our Guest: Peter Russell is a fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, of The World Business Academy and of The Findhorn Foundation, and an Honorary Member of The Club of Budapest.


    At Cambridge University (UK), he studied mathematics and theoretical physics. Then, as he became increasingly fascinated by the mysteries of the human mind he changed to experimental psychology. Pursuing this interest, he traveled to India to study meditation and eastern philosophy, and on his return took up the first research post ever offered in Britain on the psychology of meditation.


    In the 1970s, he was one of the first people to introduce human potential seminars into the corporate field, and for twenty years ran programs for senior management on creativity, stress management, personal development, and sustainable development. Clients have included IBM, Apple, Digital, American Express, Barclays Bank, Swedish Telecom, ICI, Shell Oil and British Petroleum.


    In 1982 he coined the term "global brain" with his 1980s bestseller of the same name in which he predicted the Internet and the impact it would have. www.PeterRussell.com


      

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