Survivor Stories

Brain injury survivor stories to help spread awareness and educate the world about brain injury and to let other survivors know they’re not alone. Brave survivors (like you!) can submit your survivor story here

Shelley and Taylor’s Story

Mother and Daughter both suffered brain injuries at home due to carbon monoxide poisoning

Elliot’s Story

Suffered an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) when he was only 9 years old

Joanne’s Story

Suffered a seizure, a large mass (grade 1 brain tumour) was found on her brain

Joanna’s Story

Suffered a concussion after falling down the stairs, later tests revealed she’d had a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Randy’s Story

Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) after cycling 200 yards without a helmet

Sandy’s Story

Suffered a concussion that caused a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) after a car crash that wasn’t her fault

Brittany’s Story

Suffered an Epidural Haematoma after a fall down the stairs

Emily’s Story

Suffered a whip-lash like trauma after a car accident and an injury to the right frontal lobe.

Jamie’s Story

After a skiing accident Jamie started convulsing, her brain was bleeding in eight spots and she slipped into a coma.

Brian’s Story

Suffered a suffered an Traumatic Brain Injury–Cranial Haemorrhage

Naomi’s Story

Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury–Extradural Haematoma after a fall down the stairs