Being a Teacher About Brain Injury

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Being a Teacher about Brain Injury (Excerpt)

by Barbara Stahura

Wherever you are, I hope you’re enjoying springlike weather, as we are here in Southern Indiana. It’s amazing.

Today’s post at is about being a teacher about brain injury. A couple of weeks ago, you learned how you could find life-teachers all around you. But did you know you could easily be a good teacher for others, too? Have a look and see what insights come from your writing to one or two of the prompts.
To read to rest of Barbara’s blog article click here!

Barbara Stahura, CJF
• Certified Journal Facilitator
• Co-author with Susan B. Schuster, M.A., CCC-SLP, of “After Brain Injury: Telling Your Story,” the first journaling workbook for people with brain injury.
• Author of “What I Thought I Knew,” a memoir about how changing my mind changed my life.

February 24, 2012

2 responses to “Being a Teacher About Brain Injury”

  1. Janet Cromer says:

    I’ve learned my most powerful and lasting lessons about resilience, determination, courage, and love from people who’ve survived brain injuries. We all have so much to teach and learn from each other.

  2. I used to try to get others to understand what my TBI entailed, but finally gave up. Many didn’t want to hear about it, others said “We understand” and proceeded to prove they didn’t, and some simply prefer to judge me and not accept I have issues, because on the outside I am smart and there is no visible marks.

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