Ebony Adams

Survivor Story of the Month: Interview With Ebony Adams Question: When did you acquire your brain injury? Answer: December 27th, 2007.   Question: What were some of your initial obstacles? Answer: Couldn’t walk or talk. Nerve damage to hands. Couldn’t cook for my kids, change my clothes and go back to work.   Question: What…

John Carley

Survivor Story of the Month: Interview With John Carley Question: When did you acquire your brain injury? Answer: In 1985.   Question: What were some of your initial obstacles? Answer: Learning to walk again.   Question: What were the things or people who motivated you? Answer: Socializing at lunch group.   Question: How has P.G.…

Brian Long

Survivor Story of the Month: Interview With Brian Long Question: When did you acquire your brain injury? Answer: Over 25 years ago from an automobile accident.   Question: What were some of your initial obstacles? Answer: Developed a large limp and hard to walk (Left Leg/Extreme memory loss).   Question: What were the things or…

Paul C. John Duray

Survivor Story of the Month: Interview With Paul C. John Duray Question: When did you acquire your brain injury? Answer: When I was 19 years old at St. Thomas Seminary in the year 1971. A big basketball player pushed me from behind and I had a concussion initially, and no one checked me out.  …

Colin Armour

Survivor Story of the Month: Interview With Colin Armour Question: When did you acquire your brain injury? Answer: Approximately in June of 1992.   Question: What were some of your initial obstacles? Answer: Waking up from a coma.   Question: What were the things or people who motivated you? Answer: My father.   Question: How…

Shaun Burns

Survivor Story of the Month: Interview With Shaun Burns Question: When did you acquire your brain injury? Answer: In 1994, so when I was 22 years old.   Question: What were some of your initial obstacles? Answer: Unable to ambulate, speak, or to live independently.   Question: What were the things or people who motivated…

Jonathan Spencer

Survivor Story of the Month: Jonathan Spencer Question: When did you acquire your brain injury? Answer: I had a car accident in 1978   Question: What were some of your initial obstacles? Answer: At first, I could not walk, speak, or see out of my left eye. After intensive therapy I was able to recover.…

Ebony Adams

Survivor Story of the Month: Interview With Ebony Adams Interviewer: When did you acquire your brain injury? Ebony: It was because I had a tumor in December 2007   Interviewer: What were some of the obstacles you encountered? Ebony: I had 5 major surgeries at UCONN. I was put in a medically induced coma for…

Robert Watson III

Dear Readers, My name is Robert Watson III, I suffered a severe ABI in 2009 and was also told that I probably would never be able to walk or be independent. In 2010 I became a survivor in the P.G. Program since that time I have learned to walk, and I presently live alone. I…