David A. Grant lives with a traumatic brain injury after being hit by a teenage driver while cycling.
People who have a TBI face many issues that in some cases are permanent. Headaches, dizziness, fatigue, depression, irritability and memory problems to name a few.
Living with difficulties like these can cause the people around them to disappear, leaving the affected person with a sense of despair and loneliness.
When David found himself wanting to connect more often with others who were living with a brain injury, he created an online Facebook group that was accessible 24/7 by users. It is a safe space to share their feelings, a quick check-in and to research information.
Today, this group has over 30,000 members worldwide. David A. Grant took a challenge that he was living with and created a purpose from it to help himself and others in building a community for brain injury survivors. He talks about The Brain Injury Hope Network, how it has benefited him and many others and what he attributes his resilience to.
To learn more about David A. Grant visit www.tbihopeandinspiration.com
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