The Australian Sports Brain Bank has revealed the late Shane Tuck had a severe case of degenerative brain disease CTE, making him the third AFL player to have suffered from the crippling neurological disorder.
According to the Australian Sports Brain Bank, CTE is a brain condition associated with repeated blows to the head. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
Current ABI Self-advocacy peer supports Coffee with a twist, a collaboration with United Brains, and Leadership Plus have 3 active ABI self-advocacy peer support groups for those with ABI. Zoom meetings Tuesday, at 11:30 am Wednesday at 11.30 am Thursday, at 13:00. A place for people with acquired brain injury or carers to have a conversation and pass on information. To book phone Ron 0418124406 or Lisa 0455515221 Two interactive groups are conducted using zoom during COVID19 and we encourage you to join us. We have generally had a speaker and then informal catch-up. Please join us whether you be a person with ABI, a carer or another interested person perhaps you are able to speak about a topic
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hen Tom went to his GP in Melbourne’s west earlier this year, his doctor asked him about his ongoing health issues.
But although Tom had suffered an acquired brain injury as a child, leaving him with an intellectual disability, this time there was another reason he had sought help.
It was his long-term social isolation Tom agreed with the lineworker to visit the local community centre – to which Tom had never been – together. Tom was introduced to a group of people who had similar experiences to his own. There were 12 there that morning,,