Today’s hero is an innovator and forward-thinker who sees a bright technological future for not only individuals with brain injury, but for an entire community of people who could use extra support for their life and work endeavors. In fact, she thinks we’ve really only just begun. Meet Kathy Moeller, founder of Cognitive Harmonics, Inc., an organization that offers robust life and work management systems specifically designed for people with brain injury. The BRAIN BOOK © System and My Bionic Brain © is a specially customized life/manager/day planner that provides tools and resources to meet the needs of individuals
Last year, a Seattle man’s entire family was changed forever by a drunk driver. His parents lost their lives and his wife and infant son were both badly injured; both mother and child are now impacted by brain injury and other health issues. Today, a year later, read about this same family and their Seattle community that bonded together to educate and create awareness.
The definition of advocacy: The act of pleading or arguing in favor of something, such as a cause, idea, or policy; active support. Whether it is advocating for others or being a self-advocate, advocacy is key cornerstone of creating brain injury awareness. Check out the advocacy section at Brainline.org for some great and thorough articles. Sound Off: Tell how you are an advocate either for yourself or others (or both!).
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