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Brain Injury Voices Wins a National Award. It’s a Big, Big Deal.

Brain Injury Voices

Congratulations to Brain Injury Voices for being one of four hospital volunteer programs in the United States to win the prestigious HAVE Award (Hospital Award for Volunteer Excellence). The national award is sponsored by the American Hospital Association (AHA) and will be presented on May 5 in Washington, DC during the AHA national conference. Brain […]

Brain Injury: From Surviving to Thriving


Hilary Zayed had to reinvent herself after she fell off her horse several years ago and suffered a traumatic brain injury. She used to be an elementary school teacher, but her brain can no longer handle the sensory input — bells ringing, children walking and talking, all the hub bub that normally happens in an […]

Brain Injury: Seeing a Different View


In a split second, Martha Davoli’s view of her world shifted, figuratively and literally. It happened a year ago, March 1, 2012, seconds after she parked her car, got out and took just a few steps. “I didn’t realize there was ice under about an inch of snow,” she described to me in a quiet […]

Jazzy Johnnys™ Fashion Show

Who doesn’t hate wearing a hospital johnny? Unflattering thin material, flimsy ties, and flapping rears! Patricia Royall certainly didn’t like them when she was undergoing breast cancer treatment. Challenged to design something better, Patricia created Jazzy Johnnys™ — an entire line of stylish, practical, and environmentally friendly patient wear and accessories, available even for dogs. […]