Monday, August 11, 2014

Brain Injury Awareness Week


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The 11-17th of August is Brain Injury Awareness Week. Brain Injury is common. Over 600,000 Australians have an acquired brain injury (with 3 out of 4 of them aged under 65 yrs). As many as 2 out of every 3 of these people acquired their brain injury before they turned 25. 3 out of every 4 people with acquired brain injury are men. To learn more about Brain Injury, please click here.

One of the recommended exercises for Brain Injury is reading in some shape or form. Whether it be a picture book, cross-words, or a street sign. The power of the brain and words cannot be denied! To read an uplifting blog post by a lady suffering from a brain injury, click here. Whether you have been touched by Brain Injury or not, awareness is very important. As is reading for the brain and its health!

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