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Here on Dream Catchers we are Advocating for changes in the TBI movement right now!!! It is time to do all we can when ever we canand repeatedly do everying possible using systems change Advocacy to fire up and motivate us all right now to destroy the glass ceiling that is holding a giant survivor Nation of Empowerd survivors back!!!
We as brain Injury survivors can make this happen! We have the power but we have to beleave and know that we do we do!!!!
As brain injury survivors we are the best people to speak about Brain Injury and have a need to know about how to get the World to listen to us.
I have learned that elected officials often will answer a letter or email and even a phone call from their constituents. I have found that they generally like to here from people in my state and our support group members have even received a call from the governor of our State.
We all as individuals and as a team should make a point to make a call or schedule a visit with our State, local or federal elected officials and let them know our concerns on brain injury policy because if we come together as a strong and united group we can change the World for people with TBI and related disabilities everywhere!
So I am hoping that we can come up with a list of things we should do to prepare ourselves for a meeting them in person or over the phone. Let’s get the ball up and running because I see great things are on their way to help empower brain injury survivors for a bold new future!
When you have a brain injury EVERYTHING changes for you. Doesn't seem the world feels that way...or is that exactly what it is?...what it seems? We may never know! But we have an hour and a half to really think about what this brain injury means for us, the people around us and most important, our future? Who am I now? Who was I then? When can I stop using so many question marks??? Lets try to figure this out then...
Transitioning into the community after a brain injury has enough personal bouts of their own with physical and/or neurological impairments. Getting assistance is very dificult where we can go, who to talk to, and finding people who understand. Family and friends many times don't have the patience. Government offices don't have much to offer to people with cognitive disabilities. State brain injury centers have a limited amount of resources to offer or don't communicate well with many individuals.
Lisa Dryer and Michael Idell have both lived in different parts of the country since having their brain injuries. They have found a number of people in their support groups nationally who have had all of these problems and more. They advocate for change and would like to get the word out to medical professionals by survivors, caregivers and the public who are knowledgable with the disabled community.
Please join us and speak together in a positive, uplifting atmosphere to share and tell our stories. We are alive and have accomplished so much. Let's start educating the public that we do exist and to keep an open mind this could be anyone we know at any given moment.
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Today is Monday 20 April 2015 and it is Open form Monday and we are looking forward to your calls and comments on the events affecting veterns in your neck of the nation. We are live today with Andy Prado and we will be discussing the issues our listeners will bring to the table
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“Our drug laws in this country, as a whole, need a revolution of common sense and compassion,” Booker explains.
Under the proposed bill, marijuana would be reclassified allowing for more research into its medical benefits, while allowing U.S. military veterans to get a prescription for marijuana for the treatment of illnesses, including PTSD.
“Once you make the class of drugs Schedule 2, you can research it and find out what are the medical impacts, and when can you use it” Gillibrand said. “That is what’s necessary here, it’s so simple.”
Booker then turned to his fellow lawmakers who have admitted to smoking weed.
“Let’s stop the pot hypocrisy,” Booker said as Gillibrand laughed. “We now have three presidents that have admitted to smoking marijuana. People in public office, all throughout the Senate, have said, ‘Hey, I’ve smoked marijuana recreationally.’ How much of a hypocrite do you have to be to say that I broke American laws using pot as a recreational thing, that I’m not going to support this idea, as a medicine for severely sick people, that they shouldn’t be able to access this drug.”
Later in the program, President Barack Obama gave qualified support to the bill, saying, “We need to follow the science.”
National Infertility Awareness Week runs April 19-25. The week is sponsored by RESOLVE, a reproductive health advocacy organization. Visit their website to find a list of events nationwide.
Although 7.3 million women and couples experience some form of challenge conceiving in this country (or 1 in 8), infertility can leave one feeling extremely isolated
I spoke with Rev. Dr. Stacey Edwards-Dunn, founder of Fertility for Colored Girls, to talk more about resources available to all couples and some of the events her organization provides this week and beyond.
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Amy Zellmer is a regular contributor for the Huffington Post and a professional photographer and business coach located in Saint Paul, MN. She is in the process of writing a book on TBI awareness, and is also a contributing author on a soon-to-be-released book by Carole Brody Fleet on overcoming obstacles and life changes. She is actively involved in TBI awareness and advocacy since sustaining a traumatic brain injury in 2014, and recently attended Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. She enjoys all things glittery and sparkly as well as chocolately. Her and her Yorkie, Pixxie, enjoy traveling the country on road trips and speaking to groups. You can find out more about Amy at www.customcreationsphotography.com or her column on Huffington Post online.
This show is a gathering place for anyone seeking recovery from the challenges of life on life's terms. Guests 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, 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 the show is a featured guest, the back half 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" us at www.facebook.com/inaflash.org & www.facebook.com/braininjuryradionetwork
When Jeannette Davidson-Mayer’s husband, DeWayne, had five brain injuries - the result of his active duty in Iraq - Jeannette became his caregiver. To combat this 24-hour job, Jeannette redesigned her kitchen to become the family’s “Central Command Post." Jeannette will discuss how she, DeWayne, and their daughter make this system work for them.
Every TBI survivor and caregiver has encountered a fork in the road that has diverted his or her life-plan. A car accident, a fall from the roof, doing one more chin-up, an IED blast, or a door literally slamming one in the face are just some causes of traumatic brain injury. College, walking down the aisle in the perfect dress, or the coveted job quickly slips from reality as dreams turn to struggle. These unexpected life-happenings that divert one from his or her chosen path in life can be devastating.
But as Yogi Berra once said, “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.” Life is all about choices!
To learn more about me, please visit my blogs.
Survivng Traumatic Brain Injury Blog: survivingtraumaticbraininjury.com
Donna's Blog: donnaodonnellfigurski.wordpress.com
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
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