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By On February 25th, 2016

Melissa Felteau Shares Her Journey with NeuroNotes

When you first meet Melissa Felteau you will encounter a ball of positive energy packed into her diminutive frame. She wasn’t exuding positive energy when I first met her and her father at a brain injury conference almost 25 years ago in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. In fact, she was devastated by the aftermath of…

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By On July 20th, 2015

Brain Injury Rehab: Are we thinking long-term?

Written by Dan Harren TBI rehab is hard stuff. 10-plus years in, and I still find myself failing, learning, and moving forward. I’ve been thinking about success a lot lately, and what it means to be successful in rehab – from a client’s perspective (and thus from the treatment provider’s perspective). Here’s a bit of…

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By On July 20th, 2015

NeuroNotes welcomes Dan Harren

Dan Harren is joining NeuroNotes as a guest blogger. Dan is the Business Development Manager for Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute of Ontario (NRIO), our sister facility in Toronto. He brings a background in brain injury rehabilitation for individuals with severe brain injuries and a dual diagnosis in hospital, residential and outreach settings through NRIO and other…

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By On February 3rd, 2015

Daniel Bax found his Endless Potential

I met Daniel Bax about nine years ago at the Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute of Ontario (NRIO). He was in the process of fighting his way back from a devastating motorcycle accident which almost took his life and physicians doubted that he would ever return to walking and talking immediately following the injury. Back when I…

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By On December 5th, 2014

Patrick Donohue leads the way for parents of children living with brain injuries: a tireless and effective change agent

Patrick Donohue’s life took a new course upon the brain injury of his young daughter. He advocated for her and other children with brain injuries and eventually founded a school where his daughter could receive an education because there were no schools at the time that could meet her needs. I met Patrick Donohue several…

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By On February 18th, 2014

Introduction to Jaisa Sulit

I recently had the opportunity to meet Jaisa Sulit at the Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute of Ontario (NRIO) in Etobicoke, Ontario. Jaisa is an Occupational Therapist who came to NRIO to talk to the staff about Mindfulness and its application to individuals with brain injury. As I am interested in the practice of Mindfulness and have…

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