Every brain injury is different. Find out about the challenges people effected by brain injury deal with every day.

“Hearing about individuals who lose
their lives due to a concussion
triggers me the most.”

Watch his story, HERE

Cristina + Wayne

“I keep my life as is. It is very hard to
come to terms with [brain injury].
Basically with Cristina. That’s it.”

-Wayne

Watch their story, HERE

Derek

“Stop and think [because] after a
few seconds you may forget your initial
reaction and see the truth of the moment.”

Watch his story HERE

Jean

“One of the struggles I think many people
have is they try to be the same person they
were before and that’s not going to happen.”

Watch her story, HERE

Gary

“There are challenges to overcome
as a person with a disability
and I take these day-to-day challenges
head on.”

Watch his story, HERE

Busting ABI Stereotypes

Your assignment: to bust stereotypes
about brain injury. To begin your
mission, watch this video of young
adults living with acquired brain
injury destroy a top 5 list
of ABI stereotypes.

Watch the video, HERE

Face of Brain Injury - Tori

“It is critically important for people to
understand the delicate and unpredictable
nature of the human brain.”

Read her story, HERE

Jody

“Keep training, everyone has limitations,
but there are always ways to get around them.”

Read her story, HERE

Pinky and Sarah

“I was in awe, because I was so devastated
by [my brain injury] and I saw this guy.
He was so positive and he was making people
laugh. [His brain injury] hadn’t totally
destroyed him. I thought that was so cool.”
– Sarah

Read their story, HERE

Barb and her son Chris

“I have my son, and he has made a miraculous
recovery.”

Read her story, HERE

Frank

“You’re not going to be able to do everything
you did before, but there are a lot of things
you can do.”

Read his story, HERE

Andrew Faces of Brain Injury

“I know I will keep getting stronger and stronger.”

Read his story, HERE

These amazing people are spreading the #areyouaware message to increase awareness about brain injury.

These amazing people are spreading the
#areyouaware message to increase awareness
about brain injury.

Watch them spread the word, HERE

Mark

Mark

“I [have become] an advocate for myself
and for others.”

Read his story, HERE.

Gary and his dad pose with a cat

Gary

“My father had a bad car accident in 1989
when I was 2.”

Read his story, HERE

Celia

Celia

“In a blink of an eye, I went from a completely
independent, physically fit, career-driven,
adventurous, fashionista, social person
to someone who was completely dependent
on others.”

Read her story, HERE

Alyson

Alyson

“It’s important for people to understand
invisible disabilities and know that
just because someone looks able bodied,
does not mean they are.”

Read her story, HERE

Peter

Peter

“In 2003 I had a serious car accident which
triggered a chain of events that would
change my life forever.”

Read his story, HERE

Trevor

“I just had a cut on my head requiring 4
stitches, but internally it was a
different story. .. I was determined
to have a catastrophic brain injury.”

– Read his story, HERE