Let me introduce myself…Communication Passports

What is it? A communication passport is a person-centred book which supports someone who cannot speak for themselves. It is a way of sharing information about a person in a clear, simple format, focusing on the person as being a unique, valued individual. What goes in it? It can include any of the following: Key […]

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Patients with acquired brain injury have ‘nowhere to go’

Article in the Health Supplement of today’s Irish Times highlighting the lack of appropriate facilities for young people with acquired brain injury. For more information, go to: http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/health/2010/0525/1224271081801.html

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Uplifting Music Therapy Story: Verve Recording Artist Melody Gardot

See Business Musician’s blog for more information about Melody Gardot who, following a near fatal car accident, used music therapy as an alternative intervention to pain medication. http://bizmusician.wordpress.com/2010/05/21/uplifting-music-therapy-story-verve-recording-artist-melody-gardot/

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“Know me before you judge me”

A video story produced by Headway Harbour peer support group in 2010 on the topic of brain injury. It features a young man called Stewart who describes his experience of and progress following his brain injury. Go to: http://www.headwayireland.ie/insideabi/brainblog/2010/03/26/know-me-before-you-judge-me/

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