Our BEST Space Opens

We’re so very excited to announce the opening of Our BEST Space! We’ve received several generous donations that made this dream of 5 years a reality and we couldn’t be happier. Our space is designed to accommodate those with brain injury. After all BEST is built by and for those with brain injury and their (more…)

BEST has a home

Wow! We have a home! Thanks to the support of our Board of Directors, Kim Thompson of The Ranger for her great articles, an anonymous donation, and the enthusiasm of our new friends at Miller Investment Partnership BEST now has its own space to host small group discussions, activities, and classes. We’ve always held groups, (more…)

Stitching It Up! Does It Again

Penny and Gloria recently met with Kim Thompson of The Ranger to chat about Stitching It Up. Here’s the text of the article. To see the original item visit Northwest Military **** For many, coping with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can be devastating. Life changes dramatically, perhaps even to the point of completely unraveling (more…)

Board of Directors Meeting Announcement

The next Board of Directors Meeting will be held at 10am on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the Tacoma Area Coalition of Individuals with Disabilities (TACID. TACID is located at 6315 S 19th Street, Tacoma WA 98466. Please note that the date is subject to change at the Board’s discretion and post updates here if (more…)

Training Our Brains

Futurity.org posted a great article about a Carnegie Mellon study … When injury causes one area of the brain to lose function, secondary brain areas activate to fill in the gap. “The human brain has a remarkable ability to adapt to various types of trauma, such as traumatic brain injury and stroke, making it possible (more…)

Go Edmonds!

Recently, the Herald Everett ran a small piece about brain injury; Edmonds puts attention on brain injuries Thanks to Lou, Jim, and everyone for all you do to support others and raise awareness. Here’s what they wrote… Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling on March 5 declared March 2013 to be Brain Injury Awareness Month, highlighting the (more…)