Russian reporter dies after balcony fall

20 Apr

‘It could have been fatal’ Auckland Mayor Phil Goff on surviving a heart attack

19 Apr

“I’ve already been to hell!”

19 Apr

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

Tests revealed something was wrong. Scary words filled a report with my name on it: Memory, low average. Executive functioning, low average. Verbal fluency, reduced ability. Impairment. Below expectation. Below average.

They were all ways of saying I was brain damaged.

At work, I got taken off the air. The thing I was great at was gone.

“Kim’s work is characterised by misuse of vocabulary, unclear grammar, difficulties with logic and structure, lack of sentence cohesion,” is something mentioned in a later report.

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I spent my late 20s and early 30s learning how to talk and write again. It spanned years.

I had tests using what looked like children’s picture books, and failed.

One of the puzzles Kim Baker Wilson was given while re-learning to speak and write.

I had to learn to say 10 vegetables, or 10 things starting with…

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Undiagnosed brain/head injury

18 Apr

Chris Hani in his own words

10 Apr


‘I disagree with a lot of people who think that (former apartheid president) FW de Klerk and others have changed’

Source: Chris Hani in his own words

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The First Citizen of India

6 Apr


When Shri Ram Nath Kovind filed his nomination for the post of first citizen of India in 2017 backed by the ruling NDA coalition, it took India by suprise. When the expected candidates were some hard core right wing leaders like L K Advani, Murali Manohar Joshy, the BJP played a master political stroke by placing quite a low profile dalit personality to post and hence countering the arguments that they were anti-minorities. He soon began to be regarded as the Pratibha Patil (Former president who excercised nominal powers and was humiliated a rubberstamp president) of NDA.With Shri Ramnath Kovind in office for less than a year its yet to confirm on that premonition.

He with great alacrity approved the disqualification of 20 Members of Legislative Assembly of Delhi(for holding office of profit which is common among many MLA’s of different parties) who are from the Aam Aadmi Party which…

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How is brain injury different from other disabilities?

6 Apr

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

Brain Injury Society of TorontoThe Invisible Injury, or what is often termed “the hidden handicap”

Just sharing some thoughts


What Disabilities Can Result From a TBI? | BrainLine

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“We share what we know, so that we all may grow”

“Simply informing, encouraging and helping bring positive change in the lives of those affected by brain injury”


“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do…best.”

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