Category: Interviews

Working your way back after injury

Returning to work after a brain injury can be a long and daunting road. Here brain injury survivor Dean Harding discusses his own experiences with Irwin Mitchell employment lawyer Emilie Cole and occupational therapist Mandy Richmond.

Out of the shadows

A charity which encourages brain injury survivors to put others first is helping them to re-find their place as valued members of society. Deborah Johnson reports.

On the road to reinvention

London actor and creative Byron Konizi has emerged from years battling the effects of brain injury with a plan to help others like him, as Andrew Mernin reports.

State of the rehab nation

The driving force of rehabilitation research in America has big plans to speed treatment development and improve skills, its outgoing president Dr Deborah Backus tells Andrew Mernin.

Failed and forgotten in a US care home

One of America’s leading experts on disorders of consciousness sees major flaws in the way patients are being managed – in a system marred by pessimism and premature death. NR Times reports.

Sky high ambition

A young entrepreneur from Bristol is aiming to revolutionise air travel for disabled people, including those affected by brain and spinal injuries and conditions.

Why the Arni way is up

Dr Tom Balchin’s mission to help UK stroke survivors was forged in tragedy. In late 1996, his twin...

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